8 thoughts on “ Jack-Knife Beat - Rory Gallagher - Calling Card (CD, Album) ”

  1. "Calling Card" is one of five new CD, Download and Vinyl reissues covering Rory Gallagher's 'studio' album period at Chrysalis Records between and His Polydor Label years ( to ) were released in full in January (see list below)/5(17).
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Calling Card on Discogs.
  3. Stand out cuts are the title track, Calling Card and Country Mile. Two bonus tracks help out in making this a great studio effort of Rory at his peak. As mentioned in the liner notes, sadly this would be the last album with Rory's amazing band, Gerry McAvoy on bass, Lou Martin on /5().
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Calling Card on Discogs. Label: Capo (2) - CAPO ,RCA - • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Blues Rock/5(2).
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Calling Card on Discogs. Label: Capo (2) - BVCM • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock, Blues • Style: Blues Rock, Electric Blues.
  6. CD, Album, Reissue. Country: Japan. Released: 21 Sep Genre: Rock, Blues. Style: Rhythm & Blues, Rockabilly, Blues Rock/5(2).
  7. The funky rhythm and unison of guitar and vocal on Jack-knife Beat are reminiscent of ‘Little Feat’, a band Rory greatly admired. Edged In Blue – Chris Wright, then head of Chrysalis Records, who originally released the ‘Calling Card’ album’, told Rory if this track was released as a single it would almost certainly be a number one.
  8. Gallagher's second album for Chrysalis -- and last with his longstanding trio of Lou Martin (keyboards), Rod De'Ath (drums) and Gerry McAvoy (bass) -- was a milestone in his career. Although Calling Card was produced by Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover and not surprisingly contained some of his most powerfully driving rockers, tracks like the acoustic "Barley & Grape Rag" and the jazzy.

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