Saturday, November 19, 2011

George Thorogood and the Preservationists

Here's an interview with George Thorogood talking about his LP 2120 South Michigan Avenue.  The money line for our purposes:

Do you ever get intimidated taking on a song by Chuck Berry or Muddy Waters, just because of their stature?
No. If you’re going to be intimidated in this business you shouldn’t be in this business. Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters — it’s almost like actors who don’t know anything about Shakespeare or Tennessee Williams — [they’re] almost like a standard part of your education. So it’s not something to be intimidated by; it’s something to be educated by.

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