Gary Moore dies…

It’s a bit of a shocker when someone dies young. I reckon that when Gary Moore was on the way up 57 would have seemed old enough. Perhaps its a sign of approaching age that a man who was a role model for some who were quite a bit younger, seems like robbery.

Here’s Shuggy

I’m cursed to be only good enough at the guitar to be able to recognise people who actually know what they are doing. Gary Moore was one of these.

Another young genius with no talent for guff

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty