George Thorogood and the Destroyers: 3/31/1983

This was my second time seeing George Thorogood (click here to read about the first time). He was great both times. There is not a whole lot to say; George is just fun, straight-ahead rockin’ blues. He doesn’t take himself too seriously, just wants to play guitar and have a good time. And that is exactly what his concerts are like, just a good time.

I was not able to find the setlist from this particular show, but I did find one from the same tour when he played in Salem, OR. While 1983 was a long time ago, this seems pretty consistent with what I remember from this show, so here it is. Rock it on over…

Setlist

  • The House of Blue Lights
  • Who Do You Love?
  • I’m Wanted
  • Cocaine Blues
  • Wanted Man
  • Bad to the Bone
  • Move It on Over
  • The Sky Is Crying
  • Madison Blues
  • El Paso
  • It Wasn’t Me
  • Willie and the Hand Jive
  • Night Time
  • No Particular Place to Go

Encore:

  • One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
  • Nobody but Me
  • Wild Weekend

2 thoughts on “George Thorogood and the Destroyers: 3/31/1983

  1. Loved those George albums Bad To The Bone and especially Maverick. In this day and age people could take a lesson from George. Chill out relax and have some fun and crank the boogie rock!
    Thanks for this post Jeff. Nice to see the Stub Collection back.

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    • Thanks Deke. Yeah, moving twice in a year makes writing tough, especially since I write for a living – LOL. Glad you dug the post. Hope all is well, and stay healthy in these strange times.

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