The Essential Rory Gallagher: Volume 1 contains fourteen songs from The Essential album arranged for Guitar tab (including standard notation) complete with full lyrics.
In addition to these careful and faithful transcriptions is a foreword by Michael Molenda, editor of Guitar Player Magazine, tributes from famous guitarists such as Slash and Eric Clapton, and a look at the guitars and amplifiers Rory Gallagher used to create his sound.
- A Million Miles Away
- Bad Penny
- Bought And Sold
- Crest Of A Wave
- Edged In Blue
- Follow Me
- I Could've Had Religion (Live)
- Loanshark Blues
- Tattoo'd Lady (Live)
- They Don't Make Them Like You Anymore
- Walk On Hot Coals
- Wheels Within Wheels
”As if fated to live the blues he studied so deeply, Rory Gallagher was beautiful, talented and doomed. He was just 47 years old when died after a liver transplant surgery in 1995. But in a career that spanned from 1969 until his death, Gallagher compiled one hell of a legacy...”- Michael Molenda (Editor, Guitar Player Magazine), 2004.