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On August 4, 2017.

On August 4, 2017, “Rounder Records” label released “Party of One”, the debut George Thorogood album. It was recorded in 2017, at “House of Blues Studios” in Encino, Los Angeles, and was produced by Jim Gaines.

Personnel:

  • George Thorogood – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Scott Billington – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. I’m a Steady Rollin’ Man – Robert Johnson
  2. Soft Spot – Alen Shamblin, Gary Nicholson
  3. Tallahassee Women – Tallahassee Tight
  4. Wang Dang Doodle – Willie Dixon
  5. Boogie Chillin’ – Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker
  6. No Expectations – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. Bad News – John D. Loudermilk
  8. Down the Highway – Bob Dylan
  9. Got to Move – Elmore James, Marshall E. Sehorn
  10. Born with the Blues – Brownie McGhee
  11. The Sky is Crying – Morgan Robinson, Clarence Lewis, Elmore James
  12. The Hookers – John Lee Hooker
  13. Pictures from Life’s Other Side – traditional, Hank Williams
  14. One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – John Lee Hooker
  15. Dynaflow Blues – John Ned Shines

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “Rounder” label released “Move It on Over”, the second George Thorogood and the Destroyers studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Dimension Sound Studios, Boston, MA, and was produced by George Thorogood, Ken Irwin and John Nagy.

Personnel:

  • George Thorogood – vocals, guitar
  • Uncle Meat Pennington – tambourine, maracas
  • Billy Blough – bass
  • Jeff Simon – vocals, drums
  • John Nagy – engineer
  • Susan Marsh – design
  • David Gahr – front cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Move It On Over – Hank Williams
  2. Who Do You Love? – Bo Diddley
  3. The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James
  4. Cocaine Blues – T.J. Arnall
  5. It Wasn’t Me – Chuck Berry
  6. That Same Thing – Willie Dixon
  7. So Much Trouble – Brownie McGhee
  8. I’m Just Your Good Thing – James Moore
  9. Baby Please Set a Date – Homesick James Williamson
  10. New Hawaiian Boogie – Elmore James

On November 5, 1992.

On November 5, 1991, “Epic” label released “The Sky Is Crying”, the fifth and final Stevie Ray Vaughan studio album. It was recorded January 1984 – May 1989, at “Kiva Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, “The Dallas Sound Lab” in Dallas, Texas, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Sound Castle Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jimmie Vaughan, Jim Gaines, Richard Mullen, Reese Wynans, Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton, Jim Capfer, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Personnel:

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan – vocals, guitars
  • Reese Wynans – keyboards
  • Tommy Shannon – bass guitar
  • Chris Layton – drums
  • Jim Gaines – engineer
  • Robe Eaton – engineer
  • Richard Mullen – engineer, mixing
  • Evan Rush – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Powell – assistant engineer
  • Ron Cote – assistant engineer
  • Danny Jones – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Arnold Levine – art direction
  • Mark Burdett – art direction
  • William Snyder – photography
  • Stephanie Chernakowski – inside photography
  • Alan Messer – band photography
  • Mark Proct – production coordinator
  • Mark Rutledge – production coordinator
  • Roger Klein – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Boot Hill – unknown author
  2. The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James, Morris Levy, Clarence Lewis
  3. Empty Arms – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  4. Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix
  5. Wham – Lonnie Mack
  6. May I Have a Talk with You – Chester Burnette (Howlin’ Wolf)
  7. Close to You – Willie Dixon
  8. Chitlins con Carne – Kenny Burrell
  9. So Excited – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  10. Life by the Drop – Doyle Bramhall, Barbara Logan

In March 1975.

In March 1975, “RSO” label released “There’s One in Every Crowd”, the third Eric Clapton solo album. It was recorded 1974-1975, and was produced by Tom Dowd.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, dobro
  • George Terry – acoustic and electric guitars, group vocals
  • Dick Sims – organ, piano, electric piano
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. We’ve Been Told (Jesus Coming Soon) – traditional, Willie Johnson
  2. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – traditional, arr. by Eric Clapton
  3. Little Rachel – Jim Byfield
  4. Don’t Blame Me – Eric Clapton, George Terry
  5. The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James
  6. Singin’ the Blues – Mary McCreary
  7. Better Make It Through Today – Eric Clapton
  8. Pretty Blue Eyes – Eric Clapton
  9. High – Eric Clapton
  10. Opposites – Eric Clapton