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The career and success of George Thorogood & The Destroyers can be attributed to the hard work George and his group put in on the live circuit. That, and a few well-placed hits that nail down the bar-band experience like no other. This is arguably the best quick summary of the band currently available. It includes the group's unlikely MTV hit—the bluesy “Bad to the Bone”—along with “I Drink Alone” and a strong live version of the John Lee Hooker cover “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer.” Other smart covers, such as Johnny Otis’ “Willie and the Hand Jive,” Bo Diddley’s “Who Do You Love?” (here performed live), Roy Head’s "Treat Her Right,” Robert Johnson’s “I’m a Steady Rollin’ Man,” and Willie Dixon’s “Do the Do” round out a collection that’s a testament to just how far a journeyman blues rocker not known for his own songwriting can go if he rocks it out louder than the rest.

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Born: December 24, 1950 in Wilmington, DE

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

A blues-rock guitarist who draws his inspiration from Elmore James, Hound Dog Taylor, and Chuck Berry, George Thorogood never earned much respect from blues purists, but he became a popular favorite in the early '80s through repeated exposure on FM radio and the arena rock circuit. Thorogood's music was always loud, simple, and direct — his riffs and licks were taken straight out of '50s Chicago blues and rock...
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