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George Thorogood
Thorogood performing at the Fallsview Casino, Niagara Falls, Ontario (2006)
Background information
Born February 24, 1950 (1950-02-24) (age 69)
Wilmington, Delaware
Genres Blues rock, boogie rock
Occupations Musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica
Years active 1974–present
Labels EMI, Eagle, Rounder, MCA, CMC
Associated acts The Delaware Destroyers

George Lawrence Thorogood (born February 24, 1950) is an American musician, singer and songwriter from Wilmington, Delaware. His "high-energy boogie-blues" sound became a staple of 1980s rock radio, with hits like his original song "Bad to the Bone".

With his band, the Delaware Destroyers, Thorogood has released over 20 albums, of which two have been certified Platinum and six have been certified Gold. He has sold 15 million albums worldwide. Thorogood and band continue to tour extensively and in 2014, celebrated their 40th anniversary of performing.


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