Legendry Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has shared some kind words for late Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher while at a press conference at London whcih announced their CD/DVD 'Celebration Day', out Friday 16th November.
Reminded that Rory beat Jimmy in a pole of the best guitarists in the world in Melody Maker, 1972, he responded graciously saying: "I really liked Rory and I had the pleasure of meeting him at Peter Grant, our old manager's office in the early days... He came up to reception with Peter Grant and we had a good chat... I liked Rory, he was fine guitarist and singer and lovely man and I known how loved he was in Co. Cork."
'Celebration Day' - the new CD/DVD, recorded at London's 02 on December 10th 2007 is released on Friday November 16th. The full show will be shows in cinemas across Ireland on October 17th.