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‘It’s a huge help': Van Morrison aids Wings and Joe Cocker guitarist Henry McCullough

‘It’s a huge help': Van Morrison aids Wings and Joe Cocker guitarist Henry McCullough

Henry McCullough, the former Wings and Joe Cocker guitarist, is still dealing with the aftermath of a devastating heart attack suffered in late 2012, but he’s gotten some needed assistance from Van Morrison.

James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical (2014)

James Vincent McMorrow, who hails from Dublin, Ireland, didn’t exactly rush back with another long player after dropping his acclaimed debut in 2010. But he didn’t fool with the recipe that made Early in the Morning work, either.

The Strypes – Snapshot (2013)

At first sight, these guys look like trendsetters, with Beatles-like costumes, mushroom-head hairstyles and, of course, the obligatory sunglasses. They also have prominent fans

The Pogues – Very Best of (2013)

All you need to know, really, about Irish punk rockers Pogues is right in their name, taken from a Gaelic phrase meaning “kiss my arse.” Confounding expectation, they played softly as often as they played loudly

Celebrate 40th anniversary of Rory Gallagher's solo career with extensive vinyl reissues

Fans of the underrated blues guitarist Rory Gallagher have another reason to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his solo career, as Sony Music and Capo Records prepare a massive vinyl reissue campaign.

Rory Gallagher – Fresh Evidence (1990, 2011 reissue)

An unexpected valedictory on a gone-too-soon talent, Rory Gallagher’s blues-rocking 1990 release Fresh Evidence reemerges today as part of a sweeping reissue project by Eagle Records that focuses on Gallagher’s late-period work.

Henry McCullough – Unfinished Business (2011)

Henry McCullough, the ex-Wings and Joe Cocker sideman, explores what comes after superstardom on the new Unfinished Business a just-released album from Silverwolf Records. There are demons dealt with, memories rekindled