Gary Moore (born April 4, 1952 as ‘Robert William Gary Moore’ in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is acknowledged as one of the finest guitarists to have originated in Ireland. In a career dating back to the 1960s he has played with bands including Thin Lizzy, Colosseum II, Greg Lake and Skid Row as well as having a successful solo career.
Moore started performing from a young age and got his first good guitar at the age of 14. In a career lasting over 30 years he has demonstrated that he is a fine musician, and his unique style of playing has adapted to very different music genres.
For blues fans, Moore’s best recorded, live performance on video is “LIVE BLUES” recorded in a small night club in London and was released in 1992 on VHS. It is now available on DVD as well. “LIVE BLUES” also features two songs with B. B. King appearing on stage with Moore. “The Thrill Is Gone” on this recording is probably the best version of this, complete with More’s Midnight Horns, female backup singers and dueling guitars. Many of Moore’s standard songs are on this 90 minute show and were mixed better than most ...