Live in Europe – Rory Gallagher

Live in Europe – Rory Gallagher

Released on 14th May 1972, so 50 years ago today! I bought it with money from my first summer job. We didn’t have a record shop in our town so I had to hitch-hike 12 miles to Kells, the nearest town with a record shop. I must have done some persuading to get my...
Reverb Units

Reverb Units

My first one was a WEM Watkins Copycat. I’d been waiting ages to get one (at a price I could afford back then). Imagine my excitement when I did manage to track one down. I couldn’t wait to try it out. Shortly after buying it, we had a gig and I proudly...

Peter Green – Born On This Day

Peter Green – born on this day back in 1946. He’s right up there with Rory as one of my favourite guitarists. This upload has the vinyl crackles and all, which is the way I listened to it (over and over). I found it on a Decca Records album called ”...

Cavan Day 2021

It was a real honour and a privilege to have Mick as a ‘special guest’ for the Beyond The Tears CD release party. It was a fun night. We played some tracks off the CD and some covers, including the one we uploaded today especially for Cavan Day. The man...

Tegelen Blues-Rock Festival – 7th September 1991

As we continued to tour and work our a**es off throughout Europe in the mid-to-late eighties, we continued to work our way onto many, many festivals and slowly but surely we worked our way up the bill as well. One festival that everyone kept talking about was the...

Touring Holland – 30 years ago!

I came across this old tour sheet recently and thought it might be fun to post it here. As you can see, it was for a spring tour of Holland, back in March 1991… so thirty years ago! I wonder how many, if any, of the clubs still exist today. We certainly kept...