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Rory Gallagher: Rory Gets The Acoustic Bug

Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 19 July 1975

RORY GALLAGHER made two startling discoveries during his week at the Montreux Festival. One was that Swiss beer has remarkably potent characteristics, despite its deceptively mild flavour. The other is that you don't always need 2,000 watts and a rock orchestra to communicate the wonders of music.

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