Guitarist George Thorogood once compared his music to diner fare. He stating that customers do not mind eating cheeseburgers on a regular basis as long as they are good cheeseburgers. That sort of no-nonsense approach to rock-n-roll epitomized Thorogood’s career, which focused on producing a slew of super-charged rock and blues tracks that drew influence from early 1950s records by such iconic artists as John Lee Hooker, Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry. (Read More…)
Thorogood was one of the first to combine the blues slide guitar of the masters with rock, bringing slide guitar back in vogue & creating a new audience.
The music of George Thorogood is totally addictive! The way he always pays kudos and respect to the original blues guys is just awesome…