Cork Rock: From Rory Gallagher to the Sultans of Ping Mark McAvoy

ISBN: 9781856356558

Published: October 1st 2009

Paperback

256 pages


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Cork Rock: From Rory Gallagher to the Sultans of Ping  by  Mark McAvoy

Cork Rock: From Rory Gallagher to the Sultans of Ping by Mark McAvoy
October 1st 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 256 pages | ISBN: 9781856356558 | 8.63 Mb

In this book Mark McAvoy explores the history of Cork rock music from the early days of legendary guitarist Rory Gallagher in the 1960s, through the Finbarr Donnelly led punk era of the 1980s, to local indie legends The Frank And Walters and theMoreIn this book Mark McAvoy explores the history of Cork rock music from the early days of legendary guitarist Rory Gallagher in the 1960s, through the Finbarr Donnelly led punk era of the 1980s, to local indie legends The Frank And Walters and the irrepressible Sultans of Ping.

Cork Rock explores the records, venues, personalities and culture that sprang up around rock music on Leeside. Delving deep into the stories behind seminal Cork acts such as Taste, Five Go Down To The Sea? and Microdisney, Cork Rock traces the careers of many of the citys most popular and talented musicians. With exclusive photographs and interviews with leading performers, managers, DJs and promoters, Cork Rock is essential reading for all true music fans. Mark McAvoy is a graduate of University College Cork and holds an MA in Public Relations from the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Mark has written for the Evening Echos Downtown music and entertainment supplement for over five years and has contributed to a range of publications including Village, NME and Alternative Ulster.



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