The Dirty Dozen (album)

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The Dirty Dozen
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Studio album by George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Released July 28, 2009
Studio Glenwood Place Studios, Burbank, CA
Genre Blues rock
Boogie rock
Length 49:04
Label Capitol
Producer Jim Gaines
Delaware Destroyers
George Thorogood and the Destroyers chronology
The Hard Stuff
(2006)
The Dirty Dozen
(2009)
2120 South Michigan Ave.
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Dirty Dozen is the fourteenth studio album from blues rock artist George Thorogood and the Destroyers. The album was released on July 28, 2009.[2] The Dirty Dozen reached #1 on the Billboard Top Blues Albums and was on the chart for 11 weeks.[3]

The album includes six new songs (1-6) and six classic favorites (7-12), including three tracks that were previously out-of-print in the U.S.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tail Dragger" (Willie Dixon) – 3:41
  2. "Drop Down Mama" (John Adam Estes) – 4:20
  3. "Run Myself Out of Town" (Wendell Holmes) – 3:03
  4. "Born Lover" (McKinley Morganfield) – 4:12
  5. "Twenty Dollar Gig" (Mickey Bones) – 3:16
  6. "Let Me Pass" (Ellas McDaniel) – 3:40
  7. "Howlin' for My Baby" (Dixon, Howlin' Wolf) – 5:13
  8. "Highway 49" (Big Joe Williams) – 5:46
  9. "Six Days on The Road" (Earl Green, Carl Montgomery) – 4:27
  10. "Treat Her Right [Edit] (Roy Head, Gene Kurtz) – 3:32
  11. "Hello Little Girl" (Chuck Berry) – 3:46
  12. "Blue Highway" (Nick Gravenites, David Getz) – 4:44

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Technical[edit]

Tracks 1-6 only, see album articles for other technical personnel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Review: The Dirty Dozen". Allmusic. Retrieved November 2, 2009. 
  2. ^ GeorgeThorogood.com - The Dirty Dozen
  3. ^ Billboard.com, Top Blues Albums, October 24, 2009