Making a Scene Presents Gerry Casey’s Interview with Gerry McAvoy!
Gerry McAvoy (Bass Guitar) played, recorded and toured with Rory for 20 years, from 1971 to 1991.
Gerry played on every album Rory ever made. His 2005 book, ‘Riding Shotgun’ follows his career and life with Rory (available from www.ridingshotgun.co.uk). Gerry also played with Deep Joy, Champion Jack Dupree and Nine Below Zero.
For well over two decades Gerry McAvoy rode shotgun as the bass player to the legendary Rory Gallagher.
Rory’s hell for leather stage presence was matched by the rock n roll dynamo that is Gerry McAvoy . In this heartwarming interview Gerry takes the listener right back to his schooldays as a young boy in Belfast. Who even then had a love for music burning in his heart soul. Gerry tells us about his early bands, and he first met Rory and the following events that would lead on to a partnership that created magical moments wherever they played all over the world.
Also we are thrilled that Gerry has picked 20 of his favorite Rory tunes that will feature on this special show dedicated to the musical legacy of the great man himself.
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