Yes, I'd agree with that.Taste were good, but they were just a little too of their time. . . Rory only really reached his full potential once he went solo, I think.
I had this on tape years and years ago, still as good as I remember:Yes, I'd agree with that.
Though you could tell he was great even back then; apparently, when asked what it was like to be the best guitarist in the world, Jimi Hendrix said "you'll have to ask Rory Gallagher".
I played a gig the other night, wearing a RG the shirt and a bloke came up to me after and reckoned that, on one UK and Ireland tour, he'd gone to every date, and stood at the front. He said that, on the last night, Rory's brother came to fetch him backstage afterwards, where he had a drink with the great man. He got a bit emotional recounting the story.