Polydor release ‘Rory Gallagher,’ his eponymous first album (1971)

Rory Gallagher‘ is his eponymous first solo album recorded just after he left Taste and released on May 23, 1971 by Polydor

Track Listing : 1.Laundromat (Rory Gallagher) – 04:38 . 2.Just The Smile (Rory Gallagher) – 03:41 . 3.I Fall Apart (Rory Gallagher) – 05:12 . 4.Wave Myself Goodbye (Rory Gallagher) – 03:30 . 5.Hands Up (Rory Gallagher) – 05:25 . 6.Sinner Boy (Rory Gallagher) – 05:04 . 7.For The Last Time (Rory Gallagher) – 06:35 . 8.It’S You (Rory Gallagher) – 02:38 . 9.I’M Not Surprised (Rory Gallagher) – 03:37 . 10.Can’T Believe It’S True (Rory Gallagher) – 07:16


Mick Rock

Musicians : Rory Gallagher – Vocals, Guitars, Alto Saxophone, Mandolin, Harmonica . Gerry Mcavoy – Bass Guitar, Vocals . Wilgar Campbell – Drums, Percussion . Vincent Crane – Piano On (4 – 9)

Production : Produced By Rory Gallagher . Eddy Offord – Engineer

Package : Mick Rock asterisques RVM – Photography . Donald Gallagher – Liner Notes

Recorded February 1971 At Advision Studios, London, England.

Released On May 23, 1971 By Polydor Records / Atco Records .

(Source Rory Gallagher‘ | Official Site)

Rory Gallagher

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Sputnikmusic
The songwriting is sublime, the guitar playing is good enough to regard the irish virtuoso as one of the absolute best at his instrument. […]

Only Solitaire
Rory Gallagher, Irish bluesman-de-force, never made a big point of people not making a big point out of his going solo. “I don’t give a damn” is written all over his career, and on this particular album in particular. […]

allmusic
Rory Gallagher‘s solo debut picks up where On The Boards left off – it’s a solid, but significantly less raucous, blues rock outing with ten original tunes that were far more than skeletons for his incisive Strat picking. […]