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Gary Moore: Back On The Streets

Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 16 December 1978

GARY MOORE is one of the best rock guitarists in the world – a conviction reinforced by his gymnastic feats on his instrument on this, his long-awaited solo album. If, however, a criticism emerges from listening to the album, it must be that Gary's singing and writing comes a poor second to his playing. Mercifully, though, there are three Phil Lynott songs here which exploit Moore's playing power within the framework of a good composition.

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