21 September 2022
Our kid William John Paul Gallagher was born in Burnage, Manchester
on 21 September 1972, the son of Irish immigrants.
Happy 50 to the man of the people, raised on the streets of Manchester, playing for the people. He’s the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll star singing happy-go-lucky chants made to be sung along under the shower, in your car, and at his massive concerts. No arty farty shit, only supersonic earworms.
Liam a couple of weeks ago…
It was the original Oasis bassist Paul McGuigan (Guigsy) who asked Liam to join his band Rain in the late 80s. He became the lead singer/frontman. When his brother Noel joined in 1991 the name was changed to Oasis. Noel was the 24 Carat songwriter, but Liam was the voice, the face, the hero, the one-liner champion, and the wonderwall of the band.
With Oasis he recorded 7 studio LPs. After the umpteenth fight with his brother in 2009
at a Paris festival the group split. Liam formed Beady Eye with the other Oasis members, made two longplayers, and called it a day as his heart wasn’t in it and started his victorious journey. His 3 LPs (so far) all went number one in the UK and his ecstatic concerts attract as many fans as before with Oasis.
You love or hate him. I love him, especially live (saw him 27 times
with Oasis, 2 times with Beady Eye and, so far, 4 times solo.)
Three awesome live LIAM moments
– WONDERWALL –
– CIGARETTES & ALCOHOL –
– SHOCKWAVE –
One of the greatest gigs I ever saw