The Hard Stuff

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The Hard Stuff
George Thorogood - Hard Stuff.jpg
Studio album by George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Released May 30, 2006
Recorded 2006
Genre Boogie rock, blues rock
Length 57:40
Label Eagle
Producer Jim Gaines
The Delaware Destroyers
Tom Hambridge
George Thorogood and the Destroyers chronology
Ride 'Til I Die
(2003)Ride 'Til I Die2003
The Hard Stuff
(2006)
The Dirty Dozen
(2009)The Dirty Dozen2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 7/10 stars[2]

The Hard Stuff is the thirteenth studio album by George Thorogood and the Destroyers. It was released on May 30, 2006 on the Eagle Records label. The album peaked at No. 27 on the Billboard charts. It was their first album recorded after the departure of long time saxophone player Hank "Hurricane" Carter, a 23 year member of the band.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Hard Stuff" (George Thorogood, Jim Suhler, Tom Hambridge) – 3:51
  2. "Hello Josephine" (Dave Bartholomew, Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr.) – 3:05
  3. "Moving" (Chester Arthur Burnett) – 4:13
  4. "I Got My Eyes On You" (Mike Morgan) – 3:32
  5. "I Didn't Know" (Thorogood, Hambridge) – 2:56
  6. "Any Town U.S.A." (Thorogood, Suhler, Hambridge) – 4:16
  7. "Little Rain" (Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed) – 4:09
  8. "Cool It!" (Suhler) – 3:01
  9. "Love Doctor" (Richard Fleming, Hambridge) – 3:39
  10. "Dynaflow Blues" (Johnny Shines) – 3:45
  11. "Rock Party" (Holland K. Smith) – 4:22
  12. "Drifter's Escape" (Bob Dylan) – 3:15
  13. "Give Me Back My Wig" (Theodore Roosevelt "Hound Dog" Taylor) – 4:25
  14. "Takin' Care Of Business" (Rudy Toombs) – 4:12
  15. "Huckle Up Baby" (Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker) – 3:59

Personnel[edit]

Delaware Destroyers[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

Technical[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Hard Stuff at AllMusic
  2. ^ Jeffries, Neil (January 2014). "George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Ride 'Til I Die/The Hard Stuff". Classic Rock (192): 122.