O’Reilly, John

John O’Reilly
‘Stranger In Us All’ 1995

John O’Reilly
born: 31 August, 19??


O’Reilly was the original drummer for the album but was replaced for the tour by former Rainbow drummer Chuck Bürgi. The reasons for his replacement vary to being injured in a football match to simply not being ‘up to the job’. However, as O’Reilly subsequently did a further stint in Blackmore’s Night it seems unlikely that he wasn’t ‘up to the job’…