George Thorogood discography

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George Thorogood discography
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Thorogood performing in the Fallsview Casino, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Studio albums 15
Live albums 5
Compilation albums 6

A discography of George Thorogood.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US US Blues AUS
[1]
NZ
[2]
1977 George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  • Released:1977
  • Label: Rounder
  • Format:
52 14 US: Gold[3]
1978 Move It On Over
  • Released:November 1978
  • Label: Rounder
  • Format: CS, CD, LP
33 51 10 US: Gold[3]
1979 Better Than the Rest (Recorded in 1974)
  • Released:September 1979
  • Label: MCA
  • Format: CS
78 43
1980 More George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  • Released:October 1980
  • Label:
  • Format:
63 97 36
1982 Bad to the Bone 43 50 31 US: Gold[3]
1985 Maverick
  • Released:January 25, 1985
  • Label:
  • Format:
32 31 14 US: Gold[3]
1986 Nadine (CD Rerelease of Better Than the Rest)
1988 Born to Be Bad
  • Released:February 1988
  • Label: EMI
  • Format:
32 30 2 US: Gold[3]
1991 Boogie People
  • Released:January 1991
  • Label: EMI
  • Format:
77 45 13
1993 Haircut
  • Released:July 27, 1993
  • Label: Beat Goes On
  • Format:
120 41 37
1997 Rockin' My Life Away
  • Released:March 25, 1997
  • Label: Capitol
  • Format:
5
1999 Half a Boy/Half a Man
2003 Ride 'Til I Die 2
2006 The Hard Stuff
  • Released:May 30, 2006
  • Label: Eagle
  • Format:
2
2009 The Dirty Dozen
  • Released: July 28, 2009
  • Label: Capitol
  • Format: CD
169 1
2011 2120 South Michigan Ave. 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Live albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US US Blues NZ
[2]
1986 Live
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
33 5 US: Platinum[3]
1995 Live: Let's Work Together
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: Capitol
  • Format: CD, CS
1999 Live in '99
2004 30th Anniversary Tour: Live
  • Released: October 19, 2004
  • Label: Eagle
  • Format: CD
2010 Live in Boston 1982
  • Released: July 27, 2010
  • Label: Rounder
  • Format: CD
10
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US US Blues NZ
[2]
1992 The Baddest of George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  • Released: July 28, 1992
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: CD, CS
100 US: Platinum[3]
2000 Anthology
  • Released: August 29, 2000
  • Label: Capitol
  • Format: CD, DI
2003 Who Do You Love?
  • Released: March 4, 2003
  • Label: Rounder
  • Format: CD
2004 Greatest Hits: 30 Years of Rock
  • Released: May 18, 2004
  • Label: Capitol/EMI
  • Format: CD DI
55 1 37 US: Gold[3]
2005 The Best Of George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  • Released: June 6, 2006
  • Label: Special Product/Direct Source
  • Format: CD, CS
7
2007 Taking Care of Business a
  • Released: March 19, 2007
  • Label: Recall Records
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US Main. Rock[4] US NZ
[5]
1977 "Can't Stop Lovin'" x George Thorogood and the Destroyers
1978 "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" x
"Ride On Josephine" x
"Who Do You Love?" x Move It On Over
"Move It On Over" x
"Cocaine Blues" x
"So Much Trouble" x
"It Wasn't Me" x
1979 "My Way" x Better Than the Rest
"In the Night Time" x
1980 "Bottom of the Sea" x More George Thorogood and the Destroyers
"I'm Wanted" x
"House of Blue Lights" x
1982 "Nobody But Me" 32 Bad to the Bone
"Bad to the Bone" 27
1983 "Rock 'n' Roll Christmas'" single only release
1985 "Gear Jammer" 26 Maverick
"I Drink Alone" 13
"Willie and the Hand Jive" 25 63
1986 "Reelin' and Rockin'" 11 Live
1988 "Born to Be Bad" 3 Born to Be Bad
"Treat Her Right" 39
"You Talk Too Much" 4 42
1991 "Hello Little Girl" 15 Boogie People
"If You Don't Start Drinkin' (I'm Gonna Leave)" 5
1992 "I'm a Steady Rollin' Man" 18 The Baddest of George Thorogood and the Destroyers
1993 "Get a Haircut" 2 124 15 Haircut
"Gone Dead Train" 24
"Howlin' for My Baby" 12
1999 "I Don't Trust Nobody" 24 Half a Boy/Half a Man
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country. "x" denotes that chart did not exist at the time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Australian charts portal". australian-charts.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-24. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  2. ^ a b c Hung, Steffen. "New Zealand charts portal". charts.org.nz. Archived from the original on 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "RIAA - GOLD & PLATINUM". RIAA. Retrieved April 3, 2011. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "George Thorogood & the Destroyers Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  5. ^ Hung, Steffen. "New Zealand charts portal". charts.org.nz. Archived from the original on 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 

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