George Thorogood

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George Thorogood

Postby srvlives » Mon Mar 14, 2005 7:27 pm

Caught George Thorogood last night in concert at the Star City Casino. Wass the messiest, loudest two hour show Ive ever seen.... and we loved it! :)

Regardless of what the blues police say about his playing style ( a lot of it is warranted btw) he sure knows how to bring the house down. It was the kind of show where you 'felt' the beat right through your chest.

Don't know what effect it will have on the littlun in my wife's belly though?

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Postby jeffl » Mon Mar 14, 2005 7:53 pm

>Caught George Thorogood last night in concert at the Star
>City Casino. Wass the messiest, loudest two hour show Ive
>ever seen.... and we loved it! :)
>
>Regardless of what the blues police say about his playing
>style ( a lot of it is warranted btw) he sure knows how to
>bring the house down. It was the kind of show where you
>'felt' the beat right through your chest.
>
>Don't know what effect it will have on the littlun in my
>wife's belly though?
>
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Postby bosco » Mon Mar 14, 2005 9:59 pm

Don't know what effect it will have on the littlun in my wife's belly though?

I'm sure the youngster will now be born... BAD TO THE BONE !

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Postby grady » Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:02 am

Super nice guy !!!

as I stated in another thread,,,
I had a few drinks with him after a show once long ago and he was very pleasant to talk to.

A lot of people (Blues purists) like to give George a hard time but,,,,it doesn't bother him at all.
He told me so.

George has been very successful at what he does.

One thing I really like about him is that when you compliment him on his music,,,he is quick to give credit elsewhere to the Blues Legends like Hooker,Waters,RJ,etc.

Goeorge always seems to bring the House down.

I like his Groove.
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Postby srvlives » Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:07 am

Funny thing was, while at 35 I'm no old codger, the crowd seemed to be predominately filled with 40+ types... though there were a bunch of young guys (about19-20yo) who were having an absolute ball, dancing and singing all the words... warmed my heart it did :D

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Postby grady » Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:09 am

George has what I call "Mass Appeal".

His groove is so infectious that it draws everybody in.

With the exception of the "Blues Purists" who thankfully have had no adverse effect on his career whatsoever.
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Postby bosco » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:54 pm

>Caught George Thorogood last night in concert at the Star
>City Casino. Wass the messiest, loudest two hour show Ive
>ever seen.... and we loved it! :)

Did I tell you that I went to see George Thorogood the other night?... and I only got two replies, neither were related to the subject of the concert itself.

Sorry you didn't get a better response, Shane. Perhaps If you had posted an actual review you would have gotten more participation.

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Postby srvlives » Sat Mar 19, 2005 12:27 am

Hey Jeff, I wasn't having a go at you or Bubba, simply the fact that that other topic (which predominately had nothing to do with blues) got so many impassioned responses and this one was largely ignored. Just an interesting observation on where the board is at at the moment, or possibly an interesting observation of what the membership thinks of ol' George?

As for my review of the show... it was good. :)

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Postby ricochet » Sat Mar 19, 2005 2:49 am

I like old Lonesome George.

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Postby bosco » Sat Mar 19, 2005 5:33 am

I was afraid that would come off as a bit snarfy. Apologies, mate.

I agree with you that it's a bit absurd when everyone comes running to the fight on the playground but forgets why they are at blues school to begin with. We used to have decent discussions about blues round here.

Perhaps it is a barometer for where the board is at right now.

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And I like George Thorogood too... he rocks!
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Postby houndog » Sat Mar 19, 2005 8:39 am

Yip,
those first two lp's on Rounder were great and right to the point.
Hank's "Move it on over"was a great opener track and set the pace.

"Bad to the Bone"is a great car driving tape too, and in that blues desert called the 1980's GT kept at it blues wise.

But I heard hime in a radio interview last year and maybe he was hyped but when he played a few tunes they were really carried by the second guitar player...it was badder than a bone.

I always did want to see him live and now maybe I will, but back then it was stadiums supporting the Stones or who ever.

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Postby srvlives » Sat Mar 19, 2005 9:30 am

I was afraid that would come off as a bit snarfy. Apologies, mate.

No need mate...

Perhaps it is a barometer for where the board is at right now

Sad isn't it....

but when he played a few tunes they were really carried by the second guitar player

We can only wait 'til you get a second guitar player hey 'dog? :P

NB: Given the current 'mood' around here, I hereby state that all remarks made by me are not meant to offend... well, only the people they're directed at.

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Postby treblemaker » Sun Aug 27, 2006 2:23 pm

Seen him live 5 times.....
When I went to see #6..I took my 6 year old daughter (she wore hearing protection) and she loved it!!!!!!
We can't wait till #7
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Postby ricochet » Sun Aug 27, 2006 4:57 pm

Lonesome George is another one I'd love to see live!
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Postby treblemaker » Sun Aug 27, 2006 5:42 pm

ricochet wrote:Lonesome George is another one I'd love to see live!

Here is the link for DVD fillmed in 2005...
Its good stuff but is strange in the begining because it was filmed in England, and the english audience's who are famous for being more reserved than American crowds...... are somewhat quiet for the 1st few songs.....
But George gets em jumpin' like they were a bunch of drunk Americans at the House of Blues by the end......

http://www.eaglevisionusa.com/ecards/Th ... /index.htm
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