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For the first time in his career, George Thorogood is releasing an album without his Destroyers.

Party of One, out on August 4 on Rounder Records, will feature fourteen tracks (fifteen on the CD edition) mixing traditional, classic and modern blues songs from artists as diverse as John Lee Hooker, Hank Williams and the Rolling Stones.

Produced by Jim Gaines, who has previously worked with Hooker, Luther Allison and Stevie Ray Vaughan along with a number of Thorogood’s albums, the album features Thorogood on, mainly, acoustic instruments including slide, Dobro and harmonica.

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Rounder Records has announced the first-ever solo album from blues-rock guitarist/vocalist George Thorogood. Titled Party of One, the album will be available worldwide on August 4, both digitally and at retail stores. The album will feature 14 cuts of traditional blues, classics and modern blues songs, from John Lee Hooker’s “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer” to Hank Williams’ “Pictures from Life’s Other Side” and the Rolling Stones’ “No Expectations.” The CD version of the album will also include a Robert Johnson bonus track, “Dynaflow Blues.” (Pre-order it here.)

Party of One was produced by Grammy-winner Jim Gaines (John Lee Hooker, Luther Allison and Stevie Ray Vaughan), who reunites with Thorogood on the debut solo project, having produced several of Thorogood’s biggest albums to date (Ride ‘Til I Die, The Hard Stuff, The Dirty Dozen). The album’s primarily acoustic instrumentation—including slide, Dobro, and harmonica—is performed entirely by Thorogood.

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NEW COLLECTION FEATURES 15 SOLO RECORDINGS OF GEORGE’S RAW AND STRIPPED DOWN PERFORMANCES OF TRADITIONAL BLUES, CLASSICS AND MODERN BLUES SONGS;  BONUS RECORDING OF “DYNAFLOW BLUES” AVAILABLE ON CD ONLY 

“PARTY OF ONE” FEATURES JOHN LEE HOOKER’S “ONE BOURBON, ONE SCOTCH, ONE BEER”; HANK WILLIAMS’ “PICTURES FROM LIFE’S OTHER SIDE”; THE ROLLING STONES’ “NO EXPECTATIONS,” AND MORE

Los Angeles, CA (May 9, 2017)—Rounder Records announces the first-ever solo album release from legendary guitarist/vocalist George Thorogood, titled PARTY OF ONE, which will be available worldwide on August 4, both digitally and at retail stores.  The album will feature 15 cuts of traditional blues, classics and modern blues songs, from John Lee Hooker’s “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer” to Hank Williams’ “Pictures From Life’s Other Side” and The Rolling Stones’ “No Expectations.” The CD version of the album will also include a Robert Johnson bonus track, “Dynaflow Blues.”  Check out album preview HERE.

PARTY OF ONE was produced by Grammy-winner Jim Gaines (John Lee Hooker, Luther Allison and Stevie Ray Vaughan), who reunites with Thorogood on the debut solo project, having produced several of Thorogood’s biggest albums to date (RID

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George Thorogood and the Destroyers will bring their “Rock Party Tour 2017” with special guests Foghat and Molly Hatchet to Tag’s in Big Flats on June 2.

In celebration of the Summer Stage’s 25th anniversary, general admission tickets for the concert — presented by CrossRhodes Entertainment and Magic City Productions — are $25. Reserved seating tickets are $49.50 and Gold Circle tickets are $75.

Tag Rhodes, owner and president of CrossRhodes Entertainment and Monitag Inc., said: “I wanted to play a fun show for our customers and at a ticket price reflective of what it would have been 25 years ago for these three bands. You have Southern rock with Molly Hatchet, classic rock with Foghat and blues rock with George Thorogood, and at $8.33 for each group, that’s a really great deal.”

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