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PostPosted: 17 Dec 2011, 12:02
by roryfan

were you there?
12/17/1971 Böblingen D
12/17/1972 London / Croydon GB Fox at Greyhound
12/17/1973 Paris F L`Olympia
12/17/1974 Cardiff GB Capitol
12/17/1976 Glasgow GB Apollo Theatre
12/17/1979 Portland USA Wreck Of The Hesperus
12/17/1994 Besancon F La Monjoie
john g http://www.roryon.com
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This Day in Rory history: December 17

PostPosted: 17 Dec 2012, 20:30
by fenderbass
Thursday 16th December 1976, Glasgow Apollo.
I think this was the concert where Rory broke a string in the middle of a song and Tom came on stage and changed the string while Rory and band continued the song without stopping.
No pictures from this concert, but we got backstage to meet Rory.
Donal was still doing the sound for Rory at this time so we spoke to him at the mixing desk after the show and he told us wait at a door near the balcony boxes.
There were a few people waiting and some of them were taken in before us.
After 10 minutes or so Donal came and took us into a small room and told us to wait, and that Rory would be along to see us soon, as he was talking to his Glaswegian relatives at that moment. We could hear people talking from further along the corridor and assumed it was Rory and his relatives.
Rory appeared after about 5 minutes and he seemed pleased to be in a quieter space and have time to relax.
I asked him about Calling Card album which had been released earlier that year. He did not seem too enthuiastic about it saying that there were a few things that could have been better and that he was not sure about having someone else produce the record.

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On this date in Rory history: December 17

PostPosted: 17 Dec 2013, 17:27
by Jay Jay
On this date in Rory history: December 17
Were you there? Have any stories? Any new information?
12/17/1971 Böblingen D
12/17/1972 London / Croydon GB Fox at Greyhound
12/17/1973 Paris F L`Olympia
12/17/1974 Cardiff GB Capitol
12/17/1976 Glasgow GB Apollo Theatre
12/17/1979 Portland, OR USA Wreck Of The Hesperus
12/17/1994 Besancon F La Monjoie
john g http://www.roryon.com
http://www.rorygallagherairport.com/
http://www.petitiononline.com/RoryCork/petition.html

On this date in Rory history: December 17

PostPosted: 17 Dec 2014, 17:48
by Jay Jay
On this date in Rory history: December 17
Were you there? Have any stories? Any new information?
12/17/1971 Böblingen D
12/17/1972 London / Croydon GB Fox at Greyhound
12/17/1973 Paris F L`Olympia
12/17/1974 Cardiff GB Capitol
12/17/1976 Glasgow GB Apollo Theatre
12/17/1979 Portland USA Wreck Of The Hesperus
12/17/1994 Besancon F La Monjoie
http://www.roryon.com
http://www.rorygallagherairport.com/

This Day in Rory History, 17 December

PostPosted: 19 Dec 2016, 05:54
by RobertaSparrow
On this date in Rory history: December 17
Were you there? Have any stories? Any new information?

12/17/1971 Böblingen D
12/17/1972 London / Croydon GB Fox at Greyhound
12/17/1973 Paris F L`Olympia
12/17/1974 Cardiff GB Capitol
12/17/1976 Glasgow GB Apollo Theatre
12/17/1979 Portland USA Wreck Of The Hesperus
12/17/1994 Besancon F La Monjoie

john g http://www.roryon.com
http://www.rorygallagherairport.com/
http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/rory ... alloffame/

Re: This Day in Rory History, 17 December

PostPosted: 04 Jan 2017, 20:38
by ailish78
Thank you for that great story fenderbass! And Happy New Year! Trying to catch up on things since I haven't been on this site for such a long time.

Re: This Day in Rory History, 17 December

PostPosted: 20 Dec 2017, 16:59
by RobertaSparrow
17 December 2017, no new information to report at this time.

RobertaSparrow wrote:On this date in Rory history: December 17
Were you there? Have any stories? Any new information?

12/17/1971 Böblingen D
12/17/1972 London / Croydon GB Fox at Greyhound
12/17/1973 Paris F L`Olympia
12/17/1974 Cardiff GB Capitol
12/17/1976 Glasgow GB Apollo Theatre
12/17/1979 Portland USA Wreck Of The Hesperus
12/17/1994 Besancon F La Monjoie

john g http://www.roryon.com
http://www.rorygallagherairport.com/
http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/rory ... alloffame/

Re: This Day in Rory History, 17 December

PostPosted: 17 Dec 2018, 08:37
by RobertaSparrow
RobertaSparrow wrote:17 December 2018, no new information to report at this time.

RobertaSparrow wrote:On this date in Rory history: December 17
Were you there? Have any stories? Any new information?

12/17/1971 Böblingen D
12/17/1972 London / Croydon GB Fox at Greyhound
12/17/1973 Paris F L`Olympia
12/17/1974 Cardiff GB Capitol
12/17/1976 Glasgow GB Apollo Theatre
12/17/1979 Portland USA Wreck Of The Hesperus
12/17/1994 Besancon F La Monjoie

john g http://www.roryon.com
http://www.rorygallagherairport.com/
http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/rory ... alloffame/