RORY GALLAGHER
Guitar Techniques|December 2021
Phil Short explores the stylings of a legend of blues-rock guitar, and perhaps one of the guys who started it all, the brilliant Rory Gallagher.
Phil Short

ABILITY RATING

Info Key: Various Tempo: Various CD: TRACKS 43-46

Will improve your

Use of the Natural Minor scale

Double -top bending technique

Melodic sensibilities

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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