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"George Thorogood" (born December 31, 1951) is a blues-rock and rock performer from Wilmington, Delaware. He was raised on Clearview Avenue in Naamans Gardens, a suburb of Wilmington, Delaware. During this time he went to Brandywine High School.
Thorogood cut his debut album entitled ''Better Than the Rest'' in 1974, and released it that same year. In the autumn of 1976 he recorded his second album, the eponymous ''George Thorogood'' with his band, "The Destroyers" (sometimes also known as "The Delaware Destroyers" or simply GT and D) and issued the album in 1977. Thorogood released his next album entitled ''Move It On Over'' in the autumn of 1978 with The Destroyers, which included the hit "Move It On Over" in 1978. "Please Set A Date" and "Who Do You Love" both followed in 1979.
During the 1980s, and 1990s, Thorogood recorded some of his most well known works, ''Bad to the Bone'' (used to great effect during the bar scene in ''Terminator 2: Judgment Day'', and in the opening scene of John Carpenter's ''Christine''), "I Drink Alone" (from his ''Maverick'' alb...