…and the latest box set from Godfather is Rory Gallagher – Across The Water: An Irish Man In The USA 1973 – 1976 (GR Box 21). This is a 6CD set that houses four separate titles, each focusing on a different year between 1973 and 1976 taken from their respective American tours. These are all soundboard recordings detailed within a 16 page booklet.
1973 will feature Richard’s Niteclub in Atlanta, Georgia in September 1973 with a couple bonus tracks performed at a radio station in Atlanta.
1974 contains two shows from the Agora Ballroom in Cleveland, Ohio on August 12th & 13th, 1974. This also features bonus tracks from the Electric Ballroom in Atlanta and an acoustic session from French Radio.
1975 comes from the Sausalito Record Plant session in CA from October 31st, 1975. Three bonus tracks from the Agora Ballroom in Cleveland on October 28th are included.
1976 features the Shrine Auditorium show in Los Angeles, CA from November 18th, 1976. An acoustic session from Dutch Radio fills out this set.If you liked this review, buy me a cup of joe. (Suggested: $3 a shot or $7.5 for a double)