George Thorogood

1950 - Today

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George Lawrence Thorogood (born February 24, 1950) is an American musician, singer and songwriter from Wilmington, Delaware. His "high-energy boogie-blues" sound became a staple of 1980s rock radio, with hits like his original songs "Bad to the Bone" and "I Drink Alone". He has also helped to popularize older songs by American icons, such as "Move It on Over", "Who Do You Love?", and "House Rent Blues/One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer".With his band, the Destroyers, Thorogood has released over 20 albums, of which two have been certified Platinum and six have been certified Gold. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Thorogood has received more than 1,817,051 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). George Thorogood is the 1,268th most popular singer (up from 1,297th in 2019), the 6,924th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,570th in 2019) and the 350th most popular American Singer.

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  • 21

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  • 2.32

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  • 3.47

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Among singers, George Thorogood ranks 1,268 out of 3,541Before him are Daniela Dessì, Bill Kaulitz, Mahsun Kırmızıgül, Lasse Berghagen, Namie Amuro, and Lisa Stansfield. After him are Anne Murray, Kesha, Sandy Denny, Hemanta Mukherjee, Yasmin Levy, and Simone Simons.

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Among people born in 1950, George Thorogood ranks 343Before him are Seyla Benhabib, Rowan Williams, Gabriele Salvatores, Paul Kossoff, Ulf Ekman, and Mark Blum. After him are Jeffrey Katzenberg, Nikos Kotzias, Peter Jurasik, Teddy Pendergrass, Shota Chochishvili, and Paloma San Basilio.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Thorogood ranks 6,924 out of 15,968Before him are Gregory La Cava (1892), Chico Hamilton (1921), Robin Hartshorne (1938), Duane Jones (1937), Aileen Riggin (1906), and Jason Sudeikis (1975). After him are Barret Oliver (1973), Yasmine Bleeth (1968), Laraine Day (1920), Joe Spano (1946), Robert Ripley (1890), and Sophia Bush (1982).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, George Thorogood ranks 350Before him are Kathleen Battle (1948), Brian Hyland (1943), Betty Carter (1929), Norman Greenbaum (1942), Gloria Jones (1945), and Mary Ford (1924). After him are Kesha (1987), Arthur Alexander (1940), Christina Milian (1981), Tom Verlaine (1949), 6ix9ine (1996), and Missy Elliott (1971).