George Thurston (December 29, 1951-June 18, 2007) was a Quebec singer, author and composer and radio show host. Thurston's solo career started in 1976 when he released his first solo album titled Boule Noire. It included his first hit "Aimes-tu la vie?". During his 30-year solo career, he produced at least 14 albums in both English and French. Thurston was one of the prominent figures in dance and R&B music in Quebec during the 1970s and 1980s. Thurston's 1978 album "Aimer d'Amour" was certified triple platinum. The title song would later gain success in the early 1990s when 800,000 copies were sold in Europe. Thurston became a radio show host for Montreal's Rythme FM radio station in 2000.