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Let George Thorogood Tell You Something, My Friend (Part Two)

Continued from Part One… Those early years were tough ones, Thorogood said. “For Jeff [Simon, drums] and I, from 1975 until the time we put out the second record, those were not pleasant years. We were constantly banging our heads against the wall. Day in, day out.” Thorogood recounted a 1977 conversation he had with

Let George Thorogood Tell You Something, My Friend (Part One)

At the appointed time, our mutual contact connected me on the phone with George Thorogood. After a second or two of line noise during which all parties adjusted to the phone call, the renowned blues/rock guitarist shouted an enthusiastic “Hello!” down the line. “Hi, George,” I replied. “It’s a pleasure to talk with you today.

Album Review: Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective

Seven CDs represents quite a lot of music. And all of the music on Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective was recorded in the space of six and half year years. The earliest tracks date from spring 1965, and the latest cuts were recorded in fall 1971. But the 129 tracks span an impressively wide stylistic