Me and my motors: George Thorogood

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By Maurice Chittenden of The Sunday Times

George Thorogood, 54, got his timing just right when he emerged from Wilmington, Delaware, in the 1970s with a snarl on his face and a punky edge to his music. A relentless tourer, his energetic stage presence and blues-rock guitar sound brought him a big following in America in the 1980s. His greatest hits package, 30 Years of Rock, has spent 90 weeks on the Billboard blues chart, 50 of them at No 1. He and his band, the Destroyers, tour Europe next month

Thorogood's music is considered by many to be the best to drive to but he dislikes cars (Paul Harris/Pacificcoastnews.com)

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