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George Thorogood & The Destroyers

George Thorogood & the Destroyers have been going strong since the release of their first album in 1977.  With 16 studio albums to their credit, including Platinum and Gold records, their bad-boy approach is softened by George’s candid interview, revealing quite a different side.  Originating from Wilmington, DE, the band is know for their hit “Bad to the Bone” and other blues standards such as “Move it On Over”, One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer and Bo Diddley’s “Who Do You Love?”. BONUS: Watch the one-hour special extended episode of George Thorogood and the Destroyers »

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  • Aedan Hurley

    Hey On Canvas, nice work with the George Thorogood and the Destroyers show. The modern king of Open G tuning. I loved George’s openess. He is so comfortable with whom he is. He never let his limitations musically or physically, put him down (Encourages me as I struggle with my own musical limitations and perfectionism). George set out in his life to make music to simply entertain and bring people happiness and he has been true to his word. He scratches out those familiar blues riffs and growls out his lyrics and brings everyone to their feet. For being bad to the bone, he and his band are pretty darn good.

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