Last Night: George Thorogood At House Of Blues

George Thorogood & the Destroyers House of Blues April 26, 2011

George Thorogood is an odd sort of working-class hero.

Like many of his bluesy forefathers, the Delaware-born rocker is as modest and self-deprecating in person (or at least on the phone) as his songs are swaggering and braggadocious. Before his show at House of Blues last March, we asked him how important it was for musicians to have a signature riff, as he does with "Bad To the Bone."

This is what he told us:

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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
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