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R.I.P. Gary Moore

Sad news among all the Super Bowl excitement yesterday..as we learned of the death of Irish guitar player Gary Moore. According to press accounts, Moore was found dead in a hotel room in Spain, where he was on vacation. No cause of death has been released. I first heard of Gary Moore in 1990 when he released an album called "Still Got The Blues."  It featured his soulful bluesy voice,  incredibly expressive guitar playing..and some heavy hitters helping him out. Not only are Albert King and Albert Collins in the credits, but even George Harrison lent his voice and guitar playing to the record. In Ireland, Moore was best known for his work with Thin Lizzy (although he was not on their biggest hit "The Boys Are Back In Town") and also released 15 other solo albums.  He was also in an Irish band called Skid Row..but it's important to note it was not the U.S. hair band of the same name.

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02/07/2011 9:07AM
R.I.P. Gary Moore
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02/09/2011 9:50AM
rick
HI Kitty Can you give me some heavy blues or rock blues artist to listen to, new and old. thank you rick
02/09/2011 9:56AM
rick
HI Kitty Please send me new artist or songs of blues or rock blues with kick butt guitar and soul. Rick
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