Having completed a musical apprenticeship in Irish showbands, Gallagher formed Taste a blues rock and R&B power trio, in 1966. The trio released the studio albums Taste and On The Boards and their prowess as a stellar live act can be heard on Taste Live At the Isle Of Wight.
After going solo in 1971, Rory went on to release 11 studio and 3 live albums. His legend is still as strong today as when he passed with new releases such as 2019's BLUES reaching the UK Top 20 charts. Rory is commemorated throughout Ireland and the wider world. A bronze statue stands in his birth town, a city square – Rory Gallagher Place – in Cork. There’s a mounted guitar in and street named in Dublin and a Rue Rory Gallagher in Paris. Rory Gallagher will cast a long shadow across the global stage for many years yet to come.