Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011), better known simply as Gary Moore, was a Northern Irish musician from Belfast, best recognised as a blues rock guitarist and singer. In a career dating back to the 1960s, Moore played with artists including Phil Lynott and Brian Downey during his teens, leading him to memberships with the Irish bands Skid Row and Thin Lizzy on three separate occasions. Moore shared the stage with such blues and rock luminaries as B.B. King, Albert King, Colosseum II, George Harrison and Greg Lake, as well as having a successful solo career. He guested on a number of albums recorded by high profile musicians, including a cameo appearance playing the lead guitar solo on "She's My Baby" from Traveling Wilburys Vol. 3.
Moore died in his sleep of a heart attack in his hotel room while on holiday in Estepona, Spain, in February 2011. What can one say about Gary Moore. He surley Must Rate As One Of The best Guitarist in the world. A True Legend No Doubt About It He Was The "Lord of the Strings"
Just listen And I'll think you'll agree Here Is "Still Got The Blues" (Live Version) One of many Great Tracks.
Moore in 2008
|Birth name||Robert William Gary Moore|
|Born||4 April 1952|
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
|Died||6 February 2011 (aged 58)|
Estepona, Malaga Province,Spain
|Genres||Blues rock, hard rock, heavy metal, blues, jazz fusion|
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter, producer|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, harmonica|
|Associated acts||Skid Row, Thin Lizzy,Colosseum II, Phil Lynott, Greg Lake, BBM|
|Gary Moore Signature Les Paul|