Simply Seventies #9 – 1978


For the penultimate posting on the Jemtunes ‘Simply Seventies’ series, here’s the self-titled debut from George Thorogood & the Destroyers released in 1978.

Introducing the world to a master of the ‘Delaware slide’, Mr Thorogood was soon to unleash “Bad to the bone”, a modern-day blues classic anthem since used in countless commercials and movie soundtracks the world over.


Here though is another classic from the debut – a melancholy tale of a man down on his luck, unsuccessful at finding a job and finding brief solace in a bar….



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