Personalities | George Thorogood & The Destroyers | Eighties | Jazz & Blues
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1973–present)
Thorogood’s energetic, Delaware-based band drew inspiration from Elmore James and Hound Dog Taylor. Flash guitarist and raw vocalist Thorogood moved the band to Boston in 1974 and gained popularity on the blues circuit there, leading to its 1978 self-titled debut on Rounder Records. The 1979 album Move It On Over was a commercial breakthrough and the band’s popularity was further enhanced after opening a Rolling Stones tour in 1981. The band continue to play no-nonsense, rocking boogie into the twenty-first century.
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