Better Than the Rest

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Better Than the Rest
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Studio album by George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Released September 1979
Recorded 1974
Genre Blues rock
Boogie rock
Length 27:38
Label MCA
Producer Danny Lipman
George Thorogood and the Destroyers chronology
Move It on Over
(1978)
Better Than the Rest
(1979)
More George Thorogood & The Destroyers
(1980)
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Better Than the Rest is the third album (mini-album) of songs by George Thorogood and the Destroyers, recorded in 1974 and released in 1979. At the time the songs were recorded, Thorogood was an unknown artist who was not signed to a record label. In 1979, after Thorogood had released his first two official albums on Rounder Records, Better Than The Rest was released by MCA. In 1986, the songs from this album were released on compact disc with the title Nadine using a different track order.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In the Night Time" (Michael Henderson, Sylvester Rivers) – 3:08
  2. "I'm Ready" (Willie Dixon) – 2:46
  3. "Goodbye Baby" (Joe Josea, Jules Taub, Sam Ling) – 3:08
  4. "Howlin for My Darling" (Dixon, Howlin' Wolf) – 3:24
  5. "My Weakness" (Vetter Smith, Wilson) – 2:26
  6. "Nadine" (Alan Freed, Chuck Berry) – 4:03
  7. "My Way" (Eddie Cochran, Jerry Capehart) – 1:56
  8. "You're Gonna Miss Me" (Eddie Jones) – 2:14
  9. "Worried About My Baby" (Wolf) – 3:29
  10. "Huckle Up Baby" (Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker) – 2:24

Personnel[edit]

  • George Thorogood - guitar, vocals
  • Michael Levine - bass
  • Jeff Simon - drums, vocals

Chart positions[edit]

Album[edit]

Album chart positions are taken from Billboard magazine.

Chart Peak
position
U.S. Pop Albums 78