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Purple People Eater - Single

George Thorogood

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Customer Reviews

Haha

Wow, he once was bad to the bone and now he is singing a children's song. Ironic huh? Hahah anyways good song

Lighten up-it's not a kid's song...

This is a novelty song, a genre that has been around for many many years (as I have, and apparently as Thorogood also has). It was a #1 hit for Sheb Wooley in 1958, a huge hit which stayed on the chart's for 14 weeks. Did George do it for big money? Of course not-he did it because he got a hoot out of it. Remember kids-"it's only rock & roll".

Purple people eaters rule

Best song ever it was my favorite when I was born and now i'am 9 and it is still my favorite song so never think it stinks,because your wrong!

Biography

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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