George Thorogood's Chess Tribute Album Wasn't His Idea
The release saw him returning to some of the Chicago blues that inspired his later work, after it was suggested to him by Capital Records. He tells The Morning Call: "I said, 'Why did you come to me?'
"Then I started thinking, 'If you want to make a Western you go get John Wayne. If you want to do Hamlet you ask Orson Welles.' That's why they looked at me: 'This is what you've been doing your whole life – you're the man for the job.'" more on this story
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