Qobuz Store wallpaper
Categories:
Cart 0

Your cart is empty

Rory Gallagher - Notes From San Francisco

Mes favoris

Cet élément a bien été ajouté / retiré de vos favoris.

Notes From San Francisco

Rory Gallagher

Available in
16-Bit CD Quality 44.1 kHz - Stereo

Unlimited Streaming

Listen to this album in high quality now on our apps

Start my trial period and start listening to this album

Enjoy this album on Qobuz apps with your subscription

Subscribe

Enjoy this album on Qobuz apps with your subscription

Digital Download

Purchase and download this album in a wide variety of formats depending on your needs.

It's surprising, considering the interesting back story on the studio portion of this posthumous Rory Gallagher release, that there are no notes on the actual packaging to chronicle its eventual appearance in 2011, nearly 33 years after being recorded in December 1977. According to the press release though, Gallagher clashed with producer Elliot Mazer about the mix on these dozen tunes and not only shelved the tapes, but broke up his longtime band after the San Francisco session ended. Out went keyboardist Lou Martin and drummer Rod de'Ath, replaced by skinsman Ted McKenna (bassist Gerry McAvoy remained) to strip down the sound for his next phase. About half these songs, such as "Mississippi Sheiks," "Fuel to the Fire," "Brute Force & Ignorance," "Cruise on Out," and "Overnight Bag" appeared on 1978's Photo Finish in different performances. Some, like the closing "Out on the Tiles" and "B Girl," will be new to all but the most ardent Gallagher followers. Shortly before his death, the guitarist apparently mentioned to his brother Donald that he'd like the tapes to be released someday if they were remixed, which is exactly what Donald's son Daniel did in 2011, resulting in these long-lost tracks finally seeing the light of day. Despite Gallagher's reservations, everything here is up to his usual high standard, and he obviously respected the material enough to re-record the bulk of it with a different band and producer later that year. The electric violin on "Mississippi Sheiks" is a new twist on both Gallagher's blues-rock style and the song, which helps differentiate this version from the more famous one that appeared on Photo Finish. Saxophone, played by Martin Fiero, enhances two cuts, also bringing a unique groove, especially to the lumbering "Brute Force and Ignorance." The package includes a December 1979 live show, also recorded in San Francisco, that finds Gallagher and his two-piece in typically fine fettle. They revisit the Taste-era chestnut "Bullfrog Blues" and tear into the rarity "I'm Leavin'" with their notorious paint-peeling approach. He digs back some years for a tough take on "Tattoo'd Lady," but most of the set is derived from his mid- to late-'70s albums Top Priority, Photo Finish, and Calling Card. A breathless "Sea Cruise" closes the set, and is probably a nod to Jerry Lee Lewis, on whose album Gallagher guested. It caps off a roaring, electrifying show that, along with the studio disc, makes a worthwhile addition to any Gallagher lover's collection. Even lacking detailed liner notes, this is a keeper and an important historical document in Rory Gallagher's short but eventful career.
© Hal Horowitz /TiVo

More info

Notes From San Francisco

Rory Gallagher

launch qobuz app I already downloaded Qobuz for Windows / MacOS Open

download qobuz app I have not downloaded Qobuz for Windows / MacOS yet Download the Qobuz app

Copy the following link to share it

You are currently listening to samples.

Listen to over 70 million songs with an unlimited streaming plan.

Listen to this album and more than 70 million songs with your unlimited streaming plans.

1
Rue The Day
00:04:25

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

2
Persuasion
00:04:45

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

3
B Girl
00:04:41

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

4
The Mississippi Sheiks
00:05:54

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

5
Wheels Within Wheels Acoustic Version
00:03:39

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

6
Overnight Bag
00:04:46

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

7
Cruise On Out
00:05:18

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

8
Brute Force And Ignorance
00:05:44

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

9
Fuel To The Fire
00:05:43

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

10
Wheels Within Wheels Electric Version
00:03:53

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

11
Cut A Dash
00:03:49

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

12
Out On The Tiles Bonus Track
00:04:22

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Lou Martin, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Rod de'Ath, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

DISC 2

1
Follow Me Live
00:06:25

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

2
Shin Kicker Live
00:03:43

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

3
Off The Handle Live
00:07:01

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

4
Bought And Sold Live
00:04:43

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

5
I'm Leavin' You Live
00:04:35

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - CHESTER BURNETT, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

6
Tattoo'd Lady Live
00:06:50

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

7
Do You Read Me Live
00:06:11

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

8
Country Mile Live
00:03:51

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

9
Calling Card Live
00:05:51

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

10
Shadow Play Live
00:05:11

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

11
Bullfrog Blues Live
00:05:38

Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

12
Sea Cruise Live
00:03:38

Huey Smith, Composer - Rory Gallagher, Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Elliot Mazer, Producer - Dick Beetham, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ted McKenna, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Dubka, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Gerry McAvoy, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Donal Gallagher, Producer, Executive Producer - Daniel Gallagher, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

A UMC recording; ℗ 2011 Universal Music Operations Limited

Album Description

It's surprising, considering the interesting back story on the studio portion of this posthumous Rory Gallagher release, that there are no notes on the actual packaging to chronicle its eventual appearance in 2011, nearly 33 years after being recorded in December 1977. According to the press release though, Gallagher clashed with producer Elliot Mazer about the mix on these dozen tunes and not only shelved the tapes, but broke up his longtime band after the San Francisco session ended. Out went keyboardist Lou Martin and drummer Rod de'Ath, replaced by skinsman Ted McKenna (bassist Gerry McAvoy remained) to strip down the sound for his next phase. About half these songs, such as "Mississippi Sheiks," "Fuel to the Fire," "Brute Force & Ignorance," "Cruise on Out," and "Overnight Bag" appeared on 1978's Photo Finish in different performances. Some, like the closing "Out on the Tiles" and "B Girl," will be new to all but the most ardent Gallagher followers. Shortly before his death, the guitarist apparently mentioned to his brother Donald that he'd like the tapes to be released someday if they were remixed, which is exactly what Donald's son Daniel did in 2011, resulting in these long-lost tracks finally seeing the light of day. Despite Gallagher's reservations, everything here is up to his usual high standard, and he obviously respected the material enough to re-record the bulk of it with a different band and producer later that year. The electric violin on "Mississippi Sheiks" is a new twist on both Gallagher's blues-rock style and the song, which helps differentiate this version from the more famous one that appeared on Photo Finish. Saxophone, played by Martin Fiero, enhances two cuts, also bringing a unique groove, especially to the lumbering "Brute Force and Ignorance." The package includes a December 1979 live show, also recorded in San Francisco, that finds Gallagher and his two-piece in typically fine fettle. They revisit the Taste-era chestnut "Bullfrog Blues" and tear into the rarity "I'm Leavin'" with their notorious paint-peeling approach. He digs back some years for a tough take on "Tattoo'd Lady," but most of the set is derived from his mid- to late-'70s albums Top Priority, Photo Finish, and Calling Card. A breathless "Sea Cruise" closes the set, and is probably a nod to Jerry Lee Lewis, on whose album Gallagher guested. It caps off a roaring, electrifying show that, along with the studio disc, makes a worthwhile addition to any Gallagher lover's collection. Even lacking detailed liner notes, this is a keeper and an important historical document in Rory Gallagher's short but eventful career.
© Hal Horowitz /TiVo

About the album

Improve this page

Qobuz logo Why buy on Qobuz...

On sale now...

Debussy – Rameau

Víkingur Ólafsson

Debussy – Rameau Víkingur Ólafsson

The Köln Concert (Live at the Opera, Köln, 1975)

Keith Jarrett

Philip Glass: Piano Works

Víkingur Ólafsson

Philip Glass: Piano Works Víkingur Ólafsson

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 / Ravel: Piano Concerto In G Major

Martha Argerich

More on Qobuz
By Rory Gallagher

The Best Of

Rory Gallagher

The Best Of Rory Gallagher

Check Shirt Wizard - Live In '77

Rory Gallagher

Irish Tour ‘74

Rory Gallagher

Irish Tour ‘74 Rory Gallagher

Live! In Europe

Rory Gallagher

Live! In Europe Rory Gallagher

Tattoo

Rory Gallagher

Tattoo Rory Gallagher

Playlists

You may also like...

Medicine At Midnight

Foo Fighters

Medicine At Midnight Foo Fighters

Letter To You

Bruce Springsteen

Letter To You Bruce Springsteen

Power Up

AC/DC

Power Up AC/DC

Rumours

Fleetwood Mac

Rumours Fleetwood Mac

Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition)

The Beatles

In your panoramas...
The Women of Nashville

It's not easy to elbow your way through the macho Music City scene, the birthplace of country music, when you're a woman. Over the years, some of them have nevertheless managed to shift lines and attitudes, like these ten pioneers and revolutionaries who have put – even stamped – their boots on Nashville's table.

The 1000 Faces of Bowie

David Bowie, star and genius, never stopped reinventing himself throughout his fascinating, shape-shifting musical career. A unique case in the history of rock.

Britpop in 10 Albums

“If punk was about getting rid of hippies, then I'm getting rid of grunge.” It was with this sentence from Damon Albarn in 1993 that England invaded the stage previously dominated by Nirvana and Seattle grunge. Britpop is deeply linked to politics and local identity and emerged just as Tony Blair and New Labour were entering the scene. English romanticism was once again becoming attractive compared to the American identity, which was considered too hollow in the UK. Make way for “Cool Britannia”.

In the news...