Gary Moore dies…

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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

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