George Thorogood

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by George Thorogood

Biography

31 December 1952, Wilmington, Delaware, USA. White blues guitarist George Thorogood first became interested in music, notably Chicago blues, when he saw John Paul Hammond performing in 1970. Three years later he formed the Destroyers in Delaware before moving them to Boston, where they backed visiting blues stars. The Destroyers comprised Thorogood (guitar), Michael Lenn (bass) and Jeff Simon (drums). School friend Ron Smith played guitar on-and-off to complete the quartet. In 1974 they... Read more

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blues rock
classic rock
blues
rock
hard rock
rock and roll
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