Article about Gary Moore by Kev Moore and illustrated with a portrait painting of Gary Moore by Miki.
Published in the magazine "The Sentinella", March 2011
Spain, and Estapona in particular, played reluctant host to one of Rock music's great tragedies in February. In the early hours of Sunday 6th, Gary Moore left us, found dead of an apparent heart attack by his girlfriend at the beginning of a short holiday. At 58, he was far too young, particularly as he had never fallen into the trap that his great friend and compatriot Phil Lynott did. Moore was a huge guitarist, one of the Top Ten in the world in my opinion, and I don't say that lightly. A top ten that would include Paul Kossoff, Brian May, Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen.
Though in recent years, Moore was known for his close association with the blues, his mastery of the guitar throughout a myriad of genres makes him almost impossible to define, whether it be as a 16 year-old prodigy...