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Pleasant and polished: Sheryl Crow gently rocks the crowd at Fort Calgary

The Oxford Stomp is seven years older than its boisterous younger brother, the Stampede Roundup and, for the most part, acts its age.

This may be because the week’s second corporate party and Rotary Club of Calgary fundraiser lands near the dying days of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, which means revellers could potentially be revelled out. 764 more words


Classic Rock Almanac July 1, 2015


Today’s Question: Blondie singer Debbie Harry turns 70 years old today.

Blondie wasn’t Harry’s first recording group. In the late ’60s, she made an album as a background singer in a folk-pop outfit. 637 more words


Sheryl Crow, George Thorogood and Sam Roberts headed to Calgary for Stampede Oxford Stomp event

Those who plan on attending this year’s annual outdoor Oxford Stomp can do so knowing — wait for it, wait for it — they’ll be able to soak up the sun. 162 more words


Simply Seventies #9 - 1978

For the penultimate posting on the Jemtunes ‘Simply Seventies’ series, here’s the self-titled debut from George Thorogood & the Destroyers released in 1978.

Introducing the world to a master of the ‘Delaware slide’, Mr Thorogood was soon to unleash “Bad to the bone”, a modern-day blues classic anthem since used in countless commercials and movie soundtracks the world over. 30 more words


George Thorogood & the Destroyers (03/23/78)

George Thorogood and the Destroyers
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When I first heard this record some months ago, I was appalled. “One bourbon, one Scotch and one… 506 more words

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Big Beat: George Thorogood's shtick is still fun - with set list

George Thorogood and the Destroyers rocked Southam Hall at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on Friday night. It was precisely what was expected — Thorogood, after 40-odd years on the road, has a predictable routine — yet it was still fun. 66 more words

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