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Rory Gallagher: Hammersmith Odeon, Lindon

Mick Brown, Sounds, 29 January 1977

NOBODY PLAYS the blues anymore – not unless they're black and old. The blues tradition among young blacks has all but vanished in the mad stampede down to the disco. I mean there are no young white musicians playing the blues anymore, I suppose because the blues are 1965, corny – passe – something like that.

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