George Thorogood

George Thorogood

  • George Thorogood - LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 24:  Singer and guitarist George Thorogood announces 'It's Time For Dodger Baseball' before the game between the Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on July 24, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
A blues-rock guitarist who draws his inspiration from Elmore James, Hound Dog Taylor, and Chuck Berry, George Thorogood never earned much respect from blues purists, but he became a popular favorite in the early '80s through repeated exposure on FM radio and the arena rock circuit. Thorogood's music was always loud, simple, and direct -- his riffs and licks were taken straight out of '50s Chicago ...more


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