Rocksmith Remastered DLC 8/13/2019 – Gary Moore

Hello Rocksmith fans!

This week’s DLC is a THREE song pack from @gmooreofficial! Over the weekend we learned that the pack will include both The Loner (Wild Frontier – 1987)and the title track off Still Got The Blues (1990). Today we can confirm (via Xbox NZ) the obvious inclusion of Gary Moore’s Over The Hills and Far Away (Wild Frontier).

It’s definitely a good start for fans of the legendary Irish guitarist!

During his teenage years in the 1960’s, Moore played in the line up of a number of local Belfast based bands, before a move to DublinIreland, after being asked to join the Irish band Skid Row, whose soon to depart lead singer, was one Phil Lynott. Later on, Moore could be seen playing in the likes of Thin Lizzy and British jazz-rock fusion band Colosseum II, as well as having his own, highly successful solo career split between the genres of heavy metal and blues. Moore shared the stage with such blues and rock musicians as B.B. KingAlbert KingJohn MayallJack BruceGinger BakerAlbert CollinsGeorge Harrison, and Greg Lake.

Wikipedia

One of rock’s most underrated guitarists (both from a technical and compositional point of view), Gary Moore remained relatively unknown in the U.S., while his solo work brought him substantial acclaim and commercial success in most other parts of the world — especially in Europe. Born on April 4, 1952, in Belfast, Ireland, Moore became interested in guitar during the ’60s, upon discovering such blues-rock masters as Eric ClaptonJimi Hendrix, and perhaps his biggest influence of all, Fleetwood Mac‘s Peter Green. After relocating to Dublin later in the decade, Moore joined a local rock group called Skid Row, which featured a young singer by the name of Phil Lynott, who would soon after leave the group to double up on bass and form Thin LizzySkid Row persevered, however, eventually opening a show for Moore‘s heroes, Peter Green and Fleetwood Mac, and making such an impression on the veteran group that Green personally requested their manager help secure Skid Row a recording contract with CBS (in addition, Green sold Moore one of his most-used guitars, a maple 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard, which would become Moore‘s primary instrument).

AllMusicGuide


Gary Moore – $7.99 / Steam

Bassists gotta tune at least once this week!

UPDATE: 

Still Got The Blues is indeed the SINGLE version, so be warned before purchase if this is going to disappoint you.

 


There you have it, THREE tracks from @gmooreofficial that barely scratches the surface of the legendary guitarist. Are you happy with this first pack, or are you already hitting the request app with your Parisienne Walkways requests? Let us know!

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zenframe
zenframe
August 12, 2019 8:59 am

Epic pack, more than happy to give Ubi my money for this level of quality.

Telecaster
Telecaster
August 12, 2019 11:04 am

I’m into it.

Telecaster
Telecaster
August 12, 2019 11:17 am
Reply to  Telecaster

Rather have had Parisienne Walkways over Loner, but you can’t have everything. Maybe we’ll see a single soon.

Luke
Luke
August 12, 2019 8:40 pm

pressing the top poll option felt good, its been a while

Big Ape
Big Ape
August 12, 2019 5:25 pm

In love again with RockSmith and I was about to move on>

FFFunk
FFFunk
August 12, 2019 3:23 pm

Awesome pack ! Haven’t played for a while but I’ll buy this tomorrow and go back to business ! \o/

Zagato Zee
Admin
August 12, 2019 10:41 am

“in addition, Green sold Moore one of his most-used guitars, a maple 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard, which would become Moore‘s primary instrument”

which has since been bought by some dude name Kirk Hammet, for a rumoured sum of an even USD$1 million.

Telecaster
Telecaster
August 12, 2019 11:04 am
Reply to  Zagato Zee

Reminds me that we really need a Fleetwood pack that has at least Green Manalishi and Oh Well

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 12, 2019 1:21 pm
Reply to  Telecaster

Oh, you touched a nerve there. Along with Oh Well, Driftin, One Sunny Day, Showbiz Blues, Coming Your Way and Albatross. Yeah, bring that on.

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 12, 2019 1:26 pm
Reply to  Telecaster

Weru
Weru
August 14, 2019 5:04 am
Reply to  Telecaster

Man of the World has some really nice parts. Would love to see that.

Weru
Weru
August 14, 2019 5:11 am
Reply to  Weru

Also, would love both Green and Moore’s versions of “Need your Love”.

Adem_H
Adem_H
August 14, 2019 8:46 pm

Here’s a more accurate description of Gary Moore’s career than the wikipedia and Allmusic description

Famous for: Astonishing guitar work in just about every electric genre. Owning Peter Green’s 1959 Bluesbreaker Les Paul. Being the player’s player, while remaining unknown to the masses. Unfortunately for us rockers, Gary’s most famous for being a blues player. Many of his current fans are completely unaware that he was a true rock/metal GOD before he ditched rock music and the fans who supported his early career.

Infamous For: Joining Thin Lizzy. Leaving Thin Lizzy. Being difficult to work with. A serious case of Guitar Face. Being a superstar in Europe and Japan and totally unknown in the U.S. Joining Thin Lizzy. Leaving Thin Lizzy. Alienating his rock fans with his blues career. Alienating his blues fans with a sub-par attempt at recapturing his rock days. Joining Thin Lizzy. Leaving Thin Lizzy. Losing his will to rock. Having to sell Peter Green’s 1959 Bluesbreaker Les Paul. Joining Thin Lizzy. Leaving Thin Lizzy

Big Ape
Big Ape
August 14, 2019 4:04 pm

So thrilled with this pack and the notetrackers presentation , hope we can get some more of Gary’s songs soon.
again great work guys

Nah
Nah
August 12, 2019 11:44 pm

“remained relatively unknown in the U.S.”, that makes more sense.

Bubba
Bubba
August 12, 2019 9:20 pm

Nope. Keep trying. Nothing for me at all since April. To each their own.

Telecaster
Telecaster
August 13, 2019 9:33 am
Reply to  Bubba

What artists are you looking for?

Bubba
Bubba
August 13, 2019 11:57 am
Reply to  Telecaster

Hmmmm. There’s a few hundred I could mention but Ill start with these, or at least something similar…. Alcest, Anathema, Crippled Black Phoenix, Fates Warning, Fear Factory, more Ghost tracks, Gojira, H.I.M., more Interpol, Katatonia, Kylesa, Nevermore, Placebo, Porcupine Tree, Sepultura, Slayer, Soen, Swallow the Sun, The Cult, The Cure, Tool, Type O Negative, VAST, Warrior Soul,…

Telecaster
Telecaster
August 13, 2019 4:03 pm
Reply to  Bubba

Lot of good choices in there; I’ve requested a bunch of those artists too.

Casey
August 15, 2019 11:12 pm
Reply to  Bubba

I would buy almost all of these..I really want Lightning Song by Anathema.

zenframe
zenframe
August 16, 2019 2:42 pm
Reply to  Bubba

Yea I’d be happy with any of those, but I’m really happy that we finally got some Gary Moore.

Nah
Nah
August 12, 2019 6:40 pm

It’s either off the wall stuff that not one person asked for, WWE. Or, it’s stuff that you had to be born in the 50’s to have a clue who it is.

Nah
Nah
August 12, 2019 11:41 pm
Reply to  Elliott

And probably not popular then.

Adem_H
Adem_H
August 13, 2019 4:35 am
Reply to  Nah

Martin Barre, Vivian Campbell, Patrick Rondat, Paul Gilbert, Zakk Wylde, Ozzy Osbourne, Kirk Hammett, Eric Singer, Doug Aldrich, Tony Iommi, Bob Geldof, Roger Taylor, Brian May, Brian Downey, Andy DiGelsomina, Ricky Warwick, Ignacio Garay, and Mikael Åkerfeldt would all disagree with you

zenframe
zenframe
August 13, 2019 4:38 am
Reply to  Nah

Not popular in America -- there’s no accounting for taste. And doesn’t change the fact that Gary Moore was a Guitar god.

Nah
Nah
August 13, 2019 8:28 am
Reply to  zenframe

Guitar god that makes mediocre music, good combo.

zenframe
zenframe
August 13, 2019 10:35 am
Reply to  Nah

Meh, like I said, there’s no accounting for personal taste. I’d be interested to hear what musicians or bands you don’t consider to be mediocre.

Darlene Friedlaner
Darlene Friedlaner
September 5, 2019 8:30 am
Reply to  zenframe

If he says Black Rose I’m going to go into an uncontrollable outburst of laughter. A total Classic.

Telecaster
Telecaster
August 13, 2019 9:33 am
Reply to  Nah

What artists are you looking for?

nixnutz
nixnutz
August 13, 2019 11:36 am
Reply to  Nah

I think this is a good pack because it’s niche, but the niche is people who like guitar. That said I don’t much like it myself, Over the HIlls sounds a lot like Thin Lizzy, which we have a lot of, I’d still prefer any of the songs off of Black Rose. The other two have not aged well, they have a very adult-contemporary feel to them. If they’re going to do 80s blues, well it seems like if we were ever going to get Stevie Ray Vaughan or Robert Cray it would have happened years ago, so there’s definitely an audience for this. I’d prefer more Freddie King but I don’t think we’ll get that either.

It’s been a long time since I’ve bought anything but there have plenty of things that make sense to me and I hope this one does well for them.

Weru
Weru
August 14, 2019 5:08 am
Reply to  nixnutz

There was a Stevie Ray Vaughn Pack. Quite a few songs if I remember rightly

Weru
Weru
August 14, 2019 5:18 am
Reply to  Weru

The other two have not aged well, they have a very adult-contemporary feel to them

You’re not wrong. Would much rather have some of the tracks from his blues albums.

nixnutz
nixnutz
August 14, 2019 10:45 am
Reply to  Weru

I even bought it, I’m a dummy. I don’t know what I was thinking.