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TRACK RECORD Rory’s career began to snowball in 1971 with his self titled debut release, but his most popular song is the blues-rock ballard, Bad Penny. Featuring his signature blues and rock vocabulary, this is a must listen for anyone wanting to become familiar with Rory’s style. His fantastic live album, Irish Tour ‘74 captures Rory and his band in stellar form in the stomping grounds of his native land.
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