Maverick (George Thorogood and the Destroyers Album)
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Maverick George Thorogood and the Destroyers Album
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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 25, 1985[1]
RecordedJuly 1984
StudioDimension Sound, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
GenreBlues rock, Boogie rock
LabelEMI America
ProducerTerry Manning
George Thorogood and the Destroyers chronology
Bad to the Bone
Singles from Maverick
  1. "Willie and the Hand Jive"
    Released: June, 1985
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Maverick is the sixth album by the band George Thorogood and the Destroyers. It was released in 1985, and was produced by Terry Manning.

The album included what have now become some of his best-known songs, including "I Drink Alone" and "Willie and the Hand Jive," the latter of which became Thorogood's only single to date to crack the Billboard Hot 100 charts.[2]

Track listing

  1. "Gear Jammer" (George Thorogood) - 4:39
  2. "I Drink Alone" (Thorogood) - 4:35
  3. "Willie and the Hand Jive" (Johnny Otis) - 4:09
  4. "What a Price" (Fats Domino, Murphy Maddux^, Jack Jessup) - 2:48
  5. "Long Gone" (Thorogood) - 4:30
  6. "Dixie Fried" (Carl Perkins, Howard Griffin) - 3:46
  7. "Crawlin' King Snake" (John Lee Hooker) - 4:02
  8. "Memphis/Little Marie" (Chuck Berry) - 5:54
  9. "Woman with the Blues" (Thorogood) - 3:34
  10. "Go, Go, Go" (Berry) - 3:32
  11. "The Ballad of Maverick" (David Buttolph, Paul Francis Webster) - 2:05

^ Murphy Maddux is listed in the album credits as "M. Muddux"




External links


  1. ^ EMI America. "George Thorogood "Maverick" (retailer Sales Stats Advertisement)." Billboard 1 June 1985: 1. Web.
  2. ^ '80s Top 100 - T Retrieved 12-8-2013.

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