Feel the Blues with all that Jazz
English (United Kingdom)Polish (Poland)
Home Blues Rory Gallagher Rory Gallagher – Photo-Finish (1978)

Rory Gallagher – Photo-Finish (1978)

User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 

Rory Gallagher – Photo-Finish (1978)

Image could not be displayed. Check browser for compatibility.


01. Shin Kicker – 4:00					play
02. Brute Force & Ignorance – 4:12
03. Cruise On Out – 4:40
04. Cloak & Dagger – 5:17
05. Overnight Bag – 4:49
06. Shadow Play – 4:42
07. The Mississippi Sheiks – 5:58
08. The Last Of The Independents – 3:56		play
09. Fuel To The Fire – 6:20
+
10. Early Warning – 2:48
11. Juke Box Annie – 3:15

Personnel:
- Rory Gallagher – guitar, vocals, mandolin, harmonica, producer
- Gerry McAvoy – bass
- Ted McKenna – drums

 

Remixed and expanded (with two additional tracks recorded but chopped off the vinyl version) for its debut on CD in 1999, this is a sturdy, workmanlike Rory Gallagher release. Reverting back to a trio, Gallagher toughens up his sound and blazes through some robust blues rockers like "Last of the Independents," "Shadow Play," and "Brute Force & Ignorance" (one of his best hard rock riffs) with nervy energy. Gallagher's swampy side emerges on "Cloak & Dagger," another song that explores his fascination with B-movie gumshoes, a common theme for the Irish blues-rocker. His guitar work is typically excellent throughout, especially on "Overnight Bag," as he overdubs himself on acoustic. Still, the album has a samey feel due to some of the songwriting not being quite up to snuff, and a few tracks, like the moody, slow-burning "Feel to the Fire," stretched well past its breaking point to over six minutes. Of the two additional tunes, "Early Warning" is a typically rugged chunky rocker, and "Juke Box Annie" explores the guitarist's jaunty, slightly funky country style. Neither is essential, but both will be important finds for the Gallagher collector. Brother Donal's liner and track notes are short yet informative, and the sound is an enormous improvement over the original version. There is a remarkable clarity and fullness to the bass, along with a definition that exposes heretofore unheard instruments like the mandolin on "Brute Force..." and hand claps on "Cruise On Out," both previously buried in the mix. Not a great Rory Gallagher album, but a rock-solid one that won't disappoint established fans. ---Hal Horowitz, allmusic.com

download:   uploaded anonfiles mega 4shared mixturecloud yandex mediafire ziddu

back

Last Updated (Saturday, 22 June 2013 09:17)

 

Before downloading any file you are required to read and accept the
Terms and Conditions.

If you are an artist or agent, and would like your music removed from this site,
please e-mail us on
abuse@theblues-thatjazz.com
and we will remove them as soon as possible.


Polls
What music genre would you like to find here the most?
 
Now onsite:
  • 241 guests
Content View Hits : 105221353