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George Thorogood & the Destroyers
Rockin’ My Life Away 1997
1. Get Back into Rockin' (J. L. Williams)
2. Trouble Every Day (F. Zappa)
3. Night Rider (G. Thorogood)
4. The Usual (J. Hiatt)
5. Living With the Shades Pulled Down (F. Bryant, B. Bryant, M. Haggard)
6. Manhattan Slide (E. James)
7. Rockin' My Life Away (M. Vickery)
8. Jail Bait (A. Williams)
9. My Dog Can't Bark (O. Smothers)
10. Blues Hangover (J. Moore, J. West)
11. Stoop Down (H. Hines, C. Willis)
12. Rock & Roll Man (G. Thorogood)
Tony Berg - Tambourine, Tamboura
Billy Blough - Bass
Hank Carter - Guitar, Keyboards, Saxophone, Vocals
Jeff Simon - Drums
George Thorogood - Guitar, Vocals
Waddy Wachtel - Guitar
Delaware Destroyers - Producer
Waddy Wachtel - Producer
Brian Scheuble - Engineer
Jim Liberato - Guitar Technician
Chris Cuffaro - Photography
Robert Laverdiere - Package Design
Henry Marquez - Art Direction
"Get Back Into Rockin' "
"Trouble Every Day"
"Living With The Shades Pulled Down"
"Rockin' My Life Away"
"My Dog Can't Bark"
"Rock & Roll Man"
“Wachtel produced the 1997 George Thorogood recording Rockin' My Life Away. Wachtel reportedly had gone to see Thorogood play and subsequently decided he wanted to work with him. "Waddy Wachtel, as you know, has this great body of work from the 70s,'80s and'90s. He's everybody's guy. It came to my attention that he wanted to work with me. I never knew about his work until he worked with Keith Richards," said Thorogood in an online interview. "I said 'Keith with a studio musician? I don't know about that.' But Waddy is a unique case and I went to see the Expensive (sic) Winos live and he supplied the guitar on that tour. I said 'okay, this is kinda funky, this makes it.' I met him and the problem was shutting the two of us up (laughter) to get us to play the music. It was like finding this long lost soul brother that you'd lost around 13 or 14 years of age. His whole childhood was mirrored of mine, completely. The difference between us is that he mastered the guitar. He's another genius."
—Linda Dailey Paulson
More George Thorogood:
50th BMI Pop Awards 2002
George Thorodood interview c.1997 speaking about Waddy Wachtel
George Thorogood Web Site
Rockin' My Life Away at iTunes
Rockin' My Life Away at Amazon
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