Taste

Taste

Blues Rock Blues Classic Rock Irish Rock
More than one artist shares this name. 1) Taste was formed in Cork, Ireland in August 1966 as a trio consisting of Rory Gallagher on guitars & vocals, Eric Kitteringham on bass, and Norman Damery on drums. In their early years Taste played around the UK before becoming regulars at Maritine Hotel, an R&B club in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In 1968 the original lineup split. The new lineup formed with Richard McCracken on bass and John Wilson on drums. More Info »

Top Albums

  • On The Boards
    On The Boards
  • Taste
    Taste
  • The Best Of Taste
    The Best Of Taste
  • Live At The Isle Of Wight
    Live At The Isle Of Wight
  • Best Of Taste
    Best Of Taste
  • Live Taste
    Live Taste
  • In Concert At The Marqee
    In Concert At The Marqee
  • Stratasphere
    Stratasphere
  • Taste First
    Taste First
  • Wall to Wall
    Wall to Wall
  • John Wilson's Taste Of Rory
    John Wilson's Taste Of Rory
  • Taste Stratogy - The Very Best of Taste (Includes Previously Unreleased Material)
    Taste Stratogy - The Very Best of Taste (Includes Previously Unreleased Material)
  • The Irish Werewolf
    The Irish Werewolf
  • Monsters Of Rock - A Taste Of Rory Gallagher
    Monsters Of Rock - A Taste Of Rory Gallagher
  • Just a Rolling Stone
    Just a Rolling Stone
  • Live
    Live
  • Above & Beyond - Taste
    Above & Beyond - Taste
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 1
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 1
  • Rock Is Dead
    Rock Is Dead
  • Behind The Legend
    Behind The Legend
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 4
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 4
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 2
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 2
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 3
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 3
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 10
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 10
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 5
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 5
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 7
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 7
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 6
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 6
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 8
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 8
  • Live Tracks In The USA
    Live Tracks In The USA
  • Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 9
    Monsters of Rock Presents - Taste - a Pain in the Neck, Volume 9

Taste. Artist Bio

More than one artist shares this name.

1) Taste was formed in Cork, Ireland in August 1966 as a trio consisting of Rory Gallagher on guitars & vocals, Eric Kitteringham on bass, and Norman Damery on drums. In their early years Taste played around the UK before becoming regulars at Maritine Hotel, an R&B club in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In 1968 the original lineup split. The new lineup formed with Richard McCracken on bass and John Wilson on drums.

The new Taste moved permanently to London where they signed with the record label Polydor. In 1969 Taste released their first two studio recordings, the self-titled 'Taste' first with 'On The Boards' soon following, the latter showing Rory and the band's jazz influences with Gallagher playing saxophone on numerous tracks. In November 1968 the band opened for Cream at Cream's farewell concerts in London. Taste then began touring the United States and Canada opening for Eric Clapton and Ginger Bakers new band Blind Faith.

Perhaps their most notable performance came in 1970 as part of the Isle of Wight Festival, joining such notable musicians as Jimi Hendrix and The Who. They were well-received by those in attendance, ultimately being called back for five encores. Later the same year Taste would once more tour Europe before performing their last show on New Year's Eve in Belfast. In 1970 Taste split leaving front man Rory Gallagher to pursue his solo career. Gallagher received a liver transplant in 1995, but died of complications later that year in London, England aged 47.

In the August 2006 issue of Blues in Britain it was revealed that John Wilson had made Taste active once again. John has been at the fore front of the Irish blues and R&B scene ever since his days in Them with Van Morrison,and of course in Taste with Rory Gallagher. Along with with Richard McCracken on bass and Belfast guitarist and singer Sam Davidson,who worked with John in the Belfast Blues Band.

They are still performing at Blues and R&B festivals around the world with both Richard McCracken (when his other commitments allow), and Albert Mills on bass.

Taste have since signed to label Bad Reputation and released the album 'Wall to Wall'.

Official Site: http://www.taste.uk.com


2) Taste is the name of a classic style rock band based in Melbourne Australia.
http://www.taste.us.com


3) Taste is the name of a British christian rock outfit.



4) taste is the name of an independent Japanese musician that specializes in orchestral arrangements of Anime songs and Touhou music.


5) Taste is a Swedish AOR band, grounded by Christopher Borg and Felix Borg. They released their self-titled album in 2012. Taste's music is heavily inspired by mid 1980's AOR and melodic hard rock bands.

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