“Yeah, I know he plays a Stratocaster, so I’ve already contradicted myself about Fender cats. Some people would call Rory more of a rock player because of songs like Tattoo’d Lady. But if you listen to As The Crow Flies, his blues is coming from a place of real authority.
“Also, check out Who’s That Coming - his slide playing and his intonation are spot-on perfection. He's fiery and dangerous; he doesn't play safe at all. It’s like listening to Hubert Sumlin, only instead of a black bluesman in a suit you've got this Irish dude with a flannel shirt.
“He has a live album called Irish Tour  that sums it all up. Everything that makes Rory an important blues guitarist, you’ll find it on that record.”