Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Gallagher: The Rory Details

Adam Sweeting, Beat Instrumental, March 1979

I LOST COUNT of the number of times men in check shirts spilt beer down me. Elderly blues and rock and roll music thundered over the PA. It got hotter. No, not a lumberjacks' benefit gig, but Rory Gallagher at the Marquee. There was genuine excitement in the air.

Total word count of piece: 4106