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George Thorogood – I Drink Alone

In 1973 George Thorogood stacked his equipment into his drummer’s Chevy van to play their very first job at an University of Delaware dorm. 4 years, 8,000 real-time programs and 15 million cds later on, Thorogood is still the most bad-to-the-bone entertainer in rock.

For Thorogood as well as his long time band, the new Badder Than Ever Tour brings a directory of standards that consists of “Who Do You Love,” “I Drink Alone,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “Move It On Over,” “Bad To The Bone” and a lot more.


Thorogood started his profession as a solo acoustic act, however called a high-school friend, drummer Jeff Simon, and a bass gamer to join him. The electrical trio soon finished from basement wedding rehearsals to regional gigs.

Their self-titled and also now-classic launching was qualifieded gold. For audiences, the band promptly symbolized powerhouse rock with bar band roots. Throughout 16 workshop albums, consisting of 6 gold and also two platinum discs, they would certainly storm the graphes by putting their own stamp on nuggets by Hank Williams, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James and much more, while at the same time supplying hit George Thorogood originals that crackle with humor and also swagger.

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