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George Thorogood Cuts Through The USA

Dave Zimmer, Creem, February 1982

YOU COULD see it coming. About a hundred yards off, an old Checker Marathon cab was roaring along the asphalt, eating up the broken white line. Two Nebraska corn farmers, standing by the side of the road, hoping to catch a ride into town, tried in vain to flag the cab. It just flew on by. This was one cab that was already booked solid – for 50 straight days. The passengers? George Thorogood and the Destroyers.

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