The Evolution of Rory & his bands
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Rory bought his first guitar at 9 years old
Rory bought his Stratocaster at 15 and  joined the Fontana Showband '64
Fontana '64 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Eamon O'Sullivan (drums) Oliver Tobin (bass)
Bernard Tobin (sax/trombone) Declan O'Keefe (rhythm guitar)
Impact '65 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Johnny Campbell (drums) Oliver Tobin (bass)
Bernard Tobin (sax/trombone) Declan O'Keefe (rhythm guitar) Michael Lehane (organ)
Pre-Taste '65 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Johnny Campbell (drums) Oliver Tobin (bass)
Taste '65-68 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Norman Damery (drums) Eric Kitteringham (bass)
Take It Easy Baby '67
Taste '68-70 Rory Gallagher (guitar) John Wilson (drums) Richard McCracken (bass)
Taste '69 - On The Boards '70 - Live Taste '71 - Live at the Isle of Wight '71
'70-72 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Wilgar Campbell (drums) Gerry McAvoy (bass)
Rory Gallagher '71 - Deuce '71 - Live In Europe '72
'73-78 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Rod D'Ath (drums) Gerry McAvoy (bass) Lou Martin (keyboards)
Tattoo '73 - Blueprint '73 - Irish Tour '74 - Against the Grain '75 - Calling Card '76
'78-82 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Ted McKenna (drums) Gerry McAvoy (bass)
Photo-Finish '78 - Top Priority '79 - Stagestruck '80
'82-90 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Brendan O'Neil (drums) Gerry McAvoy (bass)
Jinx '82 - Defender '87 - Fresh Evidence '90
'92-95 Rory Gallagher (guitar) Richard Newman (drums) David Levy (bass)
Did not release a LP togeather

The purpose of this chart is to show the relationship of the three main instruments and how they evolved
To see who else contributed click on LP links

Year
Lead
Bass
Drums
Fontana 64
Rory
Oliver Tobin
Eamon O'Sullivan
     
Impact 65
Rory
Oliver Tobin
Johnny Campbell
       
Pre-Taste 65
Rory
Oliver Tobin
Johnny Campbell
   
Taste 65 - 68
Rory
Eric Kitteringham
Norman Damery
   
Taste 68 - 70
Rory
Richard McCracken
John Wilson
   
Rory 70 - 72
Rory
Gerry McAvoy
Wilgar Campbell
     
Rory 73 - 78
Rory
Gerry McAvoy
Rod De'Ath
     
Rory 78 - 82
Rory
Gerry McAvoy
Ted McKenna
     
Rory 82 - 90
Rory
Gerry McAvoy
Brendan O'Neil
   
Rory 92 - 95
Rory
David Levy
Richard Newman

Thanks to John Spreckley for the info on the members Pre-Taste

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