Maverick

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All Music Guide - Joe Viglione
George Thorogood is forever consistent and Maverick is more of the blues
ock driving sound the journeyman guitarist is known for. John Lee Hooker's "Crawling King Snake" is what you expect from this crew while "Memphis, Tennessee" bursts at the seams with George's trademark slide and Hank Carter's saxophone. Recorded at the legendary Dimension Sound Studio in July of 1984 on the outskirts of Boston, the earthy sound catches all the band's primal energy from opener "Gear Jammer" to the wailing sax of "Long Gone." There are only four originals from Thorogood, the album chock full of Johnny Otis, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins, John Lee Hooker ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Joe Viglione
George Thorogood is forever consistent and Maverick is more of the blues
ock driving sound the journeyman guitarist is known for. John Lee Hooker's "Crawling King Snake" is what you expect from this crew while "Memphis, Tennessee" bursts at the seams with George's trademark slide and Hank Carter's saxophone. Recorded at the legendary Dimension Sound Studio in July of 1984 on the outskirts of Boston, the earthy sound catches all the band's primal energy from opener "Gear Jammer" to the wailing sax of "Long Gone." There are only four originals from Thorogood, the album chock full of Johnny Otis, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins, John Lee Hooker and others. It is territory that the group has covered on pretty much every previous record, but it's done with the artistic passion that makes it real. The vocal on "What a Price" full of torment, it's a nice contrast to the rocking numbers.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/8/2002
  • Label: Bgo - Beat Goes On
  • EAN: 5017261202239
  • Catalog Number: 223
  • Sales rank: 32,726

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Gear Jammer - George Thorogood (4:39)
  2. 2 I Drink Alone - George Thorogood (4:35)
  3. 3 Willie and the Hand Jive - George Thorogood (4:09)
  4. 4 What a Price - George Thorogood (2:48)
  5. 5 Long Gone - George Thorogood (4:30)
  6. 6 Dixie Fried - George Thorogood (3:46)
  7. 7 Crawling King Snake - George Thorogood (4:02)
  8. 8 Memphis - George Thorogood (5:54)
  9. 9 Woman With the Blues - George Thorogood (3:34)
  10. 10 Let's Go Go Go - George Thorogood (3:32)
  11. 11 The Ballad of Maverick - George Thorogood (2:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Thorogood & the Destroyers Primary Artist
George Thorogood Indexed Contributor
Billy Blough Bass
Hank Carter Saxophone, Vocal Harmony
Jeff Simon Drums
Technical Credits
John Lee Hooker Composer
Johnny Otis Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
Carl Perkins Composer
George Thorogood Composer
Terry Manning Producer, Engineer
Fats Domino Composer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Delaware Destroyers Producer
John Tobler Liner Notes
Henry Marquez Art Direction
David Buttolph Composer
Howard Griffin Composer
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