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When The Good Guys Die: Remembering Rory Gallagher

Harry Doherty, Rock's Backpages, August 2002

I REMEMBER IT WELL, the day Rory Gallagher died. It was brought back to me the other week when news of George Best and his liver transplant was all over the news. Like George, Rory was an Irish legend. Like George, Rory had a drink problem, had a liver transplant – same hospital too, but unlike George, Rory’s came too late.

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