A review of Rory Gallagher's albums

A Listmania! list by Duncan Beattie "D Beattie" (Edinburgh, Scotland)
 
Calling Card
1.  Calling Card by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "An album of great variety, includes jazzy title track, the folky Barley & Grape Rag excellent rockers Moonchild & Secret Agent. The standout is the beautiful Edged in Blue. Produced by Roger Glover"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Against The Grain
2.  Against The Grain by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Against The Grain of punk rock this album features rockers Souped Up Ford and Let Me In. All Around Man predates the White Stripes raw bluesey sound. Out On The Western Plain is great accoustic no."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Deuce
3.  Deuce by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "The best of Gallagher's early albums and a favourite of Johnny Marr, this album shows the live feel of his concerts. Standouts Crest of a Wave, In Your Town and Chicago blues style Should've Learnt My"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Live! In Europe
4.  Live! In Europe by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "One of the two fine live albums, features Messin' With The Kid, I Could've Had Religion and encore from days with Taste Bullfrog Blues. Great unplugged version of Pistol Slapper Blues."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Irish Tour
5.  Irish Tour by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "This is the other one. Features perhaps an autobiographical cover of Too Much Alcohol, great versions of Muddy’s I Wonder Who, As the Crow Flies and Million Miles Away. Excellent"
£3.57   Used & New from: £1.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

On The Boards
6.  On The Boards by Taste
The list author says:
  "Gallagher's first band was Taste, for whom he sang, player guitar, alto sax, harmonica. Features their most famous song What's Going On."
£7.15   Used & New from: £3.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tattoo
7.  Tattoo by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Another fine album, great opener in Tattoo'd Lady, unplugged 20-20 Vision, the funky Livin Like a Trucker and rockers Cradle Rock & Sleep on a Clothes Line"
£17.22   Used & New from: £2.18
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

London Sessions
8.  London Sessions by Muddy Waters
The list author says:
  "Muddy Waters recorded this album with Gallagher on guitar. A patcy album but Rory's playing stands up well on tracks like Key To The Highway and I'm Ready. Rory also recorded with Jerry Lee Lewis"
£13.86   Used & New from: £8.50
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The BBC Sessions
9.  The BBC Sessions by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Thankfully Rory’s brother Donal compliled and released this collection. Features tracks from Calling and Grain and great obscure covers like Mojo, Voodoo Man and Tore Down"
£6.43   Used & New from: £4.44
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Big Guns - The Very Best of Rory Gallagher
10.  Big Guns - The Very Best of Rory Gallagher by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Newly released compilation covering all Gallagher's career including Taste. Would argue with some of the selections and some absences but good introduction, superior to Edged in Blue."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Defender
11.  Defender by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Defender was the best of Rory's later albums with some great tracks like Loanshark Blues, Seems To Me and Don't Start Me Talkin - the Sonny Boy Classic. Seven Days" is the lone acoustic track"
£7.03   Used & New from: £2.43
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Rory Gallagher
12.  Rory Gallagher by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Rory's solo debut, highlight is I'm Not Surprised, good rockers in Laudromat and Hands Up. Jazzy feel to Can't Believe Its True. Bonus tracks include covers of Muddy Waters and Otis Rush"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Blue Day for the Blu
13.  Blue Day for the Blu by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Hard to find compliation issued after Rory's sad premature death. Features some of his blues songs like Off The Handle and Empire State Express. For contractual reasons does not cover all albums"
£22.95   Used & New from: £19.94
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Taste
14.  Taste by Taste
The list author says:
  "Taste's debut album, featured some potential in tracks such as Blister on the Moon and cover of Leadbelly’s Leavin’ Blues. This is where it first began"
£7.81   Used & New from: £3.06
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Meeting With The G-Man
15.  Meeting With The G-Man by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Released originally as part of a box set this CD features live recordings of tracks unavailable elsewhere, such as Moonchild & cover of Walkin' Blues"
£6.98   Used & New from: £1.20
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Rory: Wheels Within Wheels
16.  Rory: Wheels Within Wheels by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Recently released issue of Rory's folk tunes, features Dubliners, Bela Fleck, and the late Lonnie Donegan, included some outakes, also folk based."
£5.71   Used & New from: £3.27
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Live At The Isle Of Wight
17.  Live At The Isle Of Wight by Taste
The list author says:
  "Passionate live recording of Rory and the lads from the Isle of Wight, worth purchase price for Sinner Boy alone. Good recording of blues standard Catfish"
£6.64   Used & New from: £3.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Fresh Evidence
18.  Fresh Evidence by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Features Heaven's Gate and Ghost Blues and cover of Son House's Empire State Express, not his best or his worst, but sadly his last."
£9.50   Used & New from: £1.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Blueprint
19.  Blueprint by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Often overlooked this album features studio verson of Walk on Hot Coals, Stomping Ground and acoustic Bankers Blues. His first album to feature a keyboard player."
£11.20   Used & New from: £2.18
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Live Taste
20.  Live Taste by Taste
The list author says:
  "Live album of Rory and his original band Taste. Apparently recorded at their last concert together"
£5.18   Used & New from: £2.38
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Stage Struck
21.  Stage Struck by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Rory's last live album, the weakest he did due to the choice of songs from late 1970's and 1980s"
£6.44   Used & New from: £1.96
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Top Priority
22.  Top Priority by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Heavier album, If you like Photo Finish try this. Features groovy Keychain and celtic rock Bad Penny"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Box of Frogs / Strangeland
23.  Box of Frogs / Strangeland by Box Of Frogs
The list author says:
  "Two albums recorded by ex-Yardbirds Jim McCarty, Chris Dreja & Paul Samwell-Smith. Dig it out, Rory plays on many tracks"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Jinx
24.  Jinx by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Perhaps considered Rory's weakest album, but some highlights in the fast paced The Devil Made Me Do It, slide guitar on Big Guns and cover of Louisiana Red's Ride on Red, Ride On"
£9.98   Used & New from: £2.49
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Rattlesnake Guitar: The Music of Peter Green
25.  Rattlesnake Guitar: The Music of Peter Green by Mick Abrahams
The list author says:
  "Rattlesnake Guitar was a tribute album to the great Peter Green (see my list on Green). Rory plays and sings on good versions of Showbiz Blues and Leaving Town Blues"
£11.90
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 11/09/2005
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