George Thorogood

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George Thorogood/Support act: Scott Mckeon/Effenaar, Eindhoven, The Netherlands/Tuesday 19 May 2009/Fhoto: flickr.com George Thorogood / Support act: Scott Mckeon / Effenaar, Eindhoven, The Netherlands / Tuesday May 19, 2009 / Fhoto: flickr.com Blues-rock guitarist George Thorogood, brought up on the works of Elmore James. John Lee Hooker. Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry. I never had much respect from the blues purists, but in the early ’80s he was able to snatch the recognition of the broad masses and significantly increase the circulation of their albums. Loud, simple, straightforward music proved thus the key that George and his team open a path to success. He started his career as Thorogood in the field of sports and in the early 70s Hacked professional baseball. Only after George went to the concert, John Paul Hammond, he realized that those involved are not what you need, and changed the bit on the guitar. George Thorogood & The Delaware Destroyers», Assembled a team of «George Thorogood & The Delaware Destroyers», which also included Michael Lenn (bass), Ron Smith (guitar) and Jeff Simon (drums), he moved with her from provincial Wilmington to Boston. George Thorogood & The Destroyers», They declined to name «George Thorogood & The Destroyers», and under this name the group attacked the local blues clubs. Better Than The Rest»), In 1974 the guys recorded their first demo, («Better Than The Rest»), but beyond that it is not moved. Rounder Records». Only a year later, “Destroyer”opened John Forward, who organized them a contract with «Rounder Records». Before recording the first album Lenna replaced Billy Blau. Move It On Over», Destroyers» Debut has not made much of an impression on the audience, but for the second disc, «Move It On Over», brought «Destroyers» first hit. MCA» Better Than the Rest». The title track is a cover of Hank Williams and published a single, got into heavy rotation on the radio and thus made it into the US Top 40. The album sold well, too, and so the company «MCA» in the wake of the success decided to release early recordings «Better Than the Rest”. In 1980 Ron Smith left the team, but instead ended up as part of saxophonist Hank Carter. More George Thorogood & The Destroyers» EMI Records», After the release of «More George Thorogood & The Destroyers» Thorogood led his band under the banner of «EMI Records», and it was then “destroyers”felt a real success. The first album, released on the label, protorchal in the charts for a year and brought the team gold. George Thorogood & The Destroyers» Bad To The Bone» . Very popular podprygnuvshaya «George Thorogood & The Destroyers» was called title track «Bad To The Bone». MTV which is constantly played on MTV and as heard in the movie”Terminator 2: Judgment Day,””Problem Child,””Christine”and”Major Payne”. Strengthening the structure of the second guitarist Steve Krismarom, the team continued to forge success and over 80 issued a number of gold albums. You Talk Too Much» Born To Be Bad». The second of its most famous creation of those years was the song «You Talk Too Much» the disc «Born To Be Bad». Get a Haircut». With the advent of the 90s and the change in musical climate popularity Thorogood and his band began to decline, but in 1993, the musicians managed to give another major hit, «Get a Haircut». «George Thorogood & The Destroyers» George Thorogood & The Destroyers» continued to tour clubs and regularly (although with little success) to put out records. There were in the group and reshuffle. So in 1999, the team came Texan guitarist Jim Syuler, and in 2003 the role of saxophonist took over Buddy Leach. Greatest Hits: 30 Years of Rock», Billboard» His group noted the thirtieth release of the collection «Greatest Hits: 30 Years of Rock», stuck on top of the blues charts «Billboard» by as much as 60 weeks. The Hard Stuff», Two years later he released the album «The Hard Stuff», which Thorogood paid tribute to his inspirations, including the work of the covers of John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reed and Fats Domino. George Thorogood and the Destroyers Greatest Hits: 30 Years of Rock» In 2004, George Thorogood and the Destroyers celebrated 30 years in the blues-rock release another compilation «Greatest Hits: 30 Years of Rock» and a concert tour. A year earlier, they made a strong album license. In the new millennium, a group once a couple of years makes a strong studiynik and the anthology “Best”rarely leave the charts”Billboard”. THE BEST So in 2011, they are THE BEST with ten blues albums in the new year. «2120 South Michigan Avenue» – 15-Chess Records, South Michigan Avenue» – the 15th studio album appeared in July 2011. It is a tribute to the heroes of Chess Records, including many legendary teachers Thorogood, contributed to the beginning of his career in rock in 1974. 13 Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters . 13 tracks – rokinterpretatsii songs such classics Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters. Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Howlin Wolf . Buddy Guy . Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Howlin Wolf. Buddy Guy. Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter and other chessovtsev. Chess Records The disc name – address of the company Chess Records in Chicago. Buddy Guy Charlie Musselwhite. Recorded three songs participated Buddy Guy and Charlie Musselwhite.
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