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  ZZ Top - Music Downloads - Online
As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers; Gibbons is one of America's finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom -- both influenced by the originators of the form and British blues-rock guitarists like Peter Green -- while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support.
The only rock & roll group that's out there with its original members still aboard after three decades (an anniversary celebrated on 1999's XXX), ZZ Top's music is always instantly recognizable, eminently powerful, profoundly soulful, and 100 percent American in derivation.
ZZ Top's support and link to the blues remains as rock solid as the music they play.
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  ZZ Top - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ZZ Top on the cover of the March 1991 issue of the Guitar World magazine.
ZZ Top is an American rock and roll band formed in 1970 in Houston, Texas.
ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 15, 2004.
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 ZZ Top: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The best of zz top is a greatest hits album by american blues-rock band zz top, released in 1977 (see 1977 in music)....
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ZZ Top is a sponsor of the Delta Blues Museum Delta Blues Museum quick summary:
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 ZZ Top Biography
ZZ Top's original line-up - Gibbons, Lanier Greig (bass) and Dan Mitchell (drums) - was also the final version of the Moving Sidewalks.
ZZ Top undertook another lengthy break before returning with the impressive Recycler.
Over the years, one of ZZ Top's greatest strengths has been their consistently high-standard live presentation and performance on numerous record-breaking (financially) tours in the USA.
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 ZZ Top - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
ZZ Top is a rock band, most prominent in the 1970s and 1980s, from Texas.
Their biggest hit was the 1983 album Eliminator, boosted to prominence by music videos for the tracks "Gimme All Your Lovin'", "Legs" and "Sharp Dressed Man" each of which featured a small bright red roadster called The Eliminator and a mysterious trio of beautiful women who travel around helping various people in the videos.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted ZZ Top in on March 15, 2004.
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 Amazon.com: Eliminator: Music: ZZ Top   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
ZZ Top made an album that still retained the bluesy, gritty rock sound that they're known for, but managed to appeal to almost everybody.
ZZ Top would never be this good again, and 'Eliminator' remains a very powerful album to this day.
ZZ Top was a band that had been around for while when they released their most successful commercially successful album - 1983's "Eliminator".
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 Amazon.com: ZZ Top - Greatest Hits: Music: ZZ Top   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
One of ZZ Top's great gifts is its concision; even in the side-long-jam era of the '70s, the Texans almost always fit 10 cuts on their albums.
ZZ Top has been keeping me awake at night grading student papers for almost two decades and if I am not mistaken, a vehicle that looks a lot like their snaZZy red vehicle was car of the year or something like that.
La Grange is probably at the top of most ZZ Top fans lists, and rightly so as it is superb, but the version contained on this collection is the one where they did some weird digital reverb stuff to the drum track, which completely destroyed the roadhouse vibe of the original recording.
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 ZZ Top
In 1973, ZZ Top recorded their classic hit "La Grange" which was featured on their third album "Tres Hombres".
A signature riff tune, "La Grange" was ZZ Top's first top 40 hit, and "Tres Hombres" went on to become their first gold album.
Consequently, the issue of whether the ZZ Top recordings infringe on the 1970 version of "Boogie Chillen" was supposed to have been heard sometime in 1997.
www.benedict.com /Audio/zztop/zztop.aspx   (316 words)

  
 ZZ Top
Houston, Texas rock band ZZ Top came together in 1970.
In the 1980s, ZZ Top was able to do what many traditional rock bands of the 70's were not: use the new medium of rock videos to their commercial advantage.
I will offer some words in ZZ Top's defense - theirs was music for rock's more traditional audience of high-testosterone-level adolescent and teen males (a group of which I was a member at the time), and their approach was one which the market supported.
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 ZZ Top
ZZ Top and the Alamo have more than one thing in common.
Aside from the obvious Texas connection, ZZ Top has rallied against all odds and set their place in history for battling the forces, and maybe not winning outright, but gaining mass respect.
Whether it was popular in the 1970s, not popular in the early 80s, or popular again in the late 80s, ZZ Top and their historic beards have done what they always did, played great blues-rooted Southern rock.
www.musicohio.com /april_03/zztop.html   (461 words)

  
 ZZ Top Texas Blues
ZZ Top have performed songs from their long awaited new album at the final night of the Montreux Jazz Festival.
The wedding of ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill to longtime companion, filmmaker / actress Charleen "Chuck" McCrory on Saturday, March 23rd was highlighted by a number of surprises that delighted the couple's family and friends.
Taped before a small audience in an auxiliary studio at the Grand Ole Opry House, the concert opened with a rousing version of ZZ Top’s “Tush” and ended about an 1½ hours later with “Gimme All Your Lovin’.” The closer featured an extended guitar jam and enough confetti to obscure the musicians.
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 ZZ Top Texas Blues
ZZ Top guitarist Billy F. Gibbons uses vintage instruments and state-of-the-art technology to deliver the blues.
Although he is not considered a blues guitarist due to his position at the helm of the phenomenally successful rock group ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons has his heart and his roots firmly planted in our favorite musical genre'.
What separates ZZ Top from all these sorry trendhoppers is the simple fact that they don't appear to give a.........
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 ZZ Top Lyrics, Song, MP3.
ZZ Top - Backdoor Love Affair No. 2 Lyrics
ZZ Top - Esther Be The One Lyrics
ZZ Top - she loves my automobile Lyrics
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/ZZ Top
ZZ Top is a rock band, most prominent in the 1970s and 1980s, from Houston, Texas.
The band members are Billy Gibbons (vocals and guitar, of Moving Sidewalks), Dusty Hill (bass, of The American Blues) and Frank Beard (drums, of The Cellar Dwellers, The Hustlers, and The American Blues).
The band first gained wide attention with their "Tres Hombres" album, which contained the classic song "La Grange", referencing the bordello that is the subject of the musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.
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 ZZ Top on LoneStarMusic.com
This is the ultimate ZZ Top highlight reel.
ZZ Top fans meet to greet the little ol' band - Daily Herald - 10/12/2005
ZZ Top rocks the road for remainder of year - Live Daily - 5/24/2005
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 ZZ Top
This was ZZ Top's first concert in which they were seen as more than just a Texas act.
In 1981, ZZ Top joined a diverse group, organized by art patron and civic leader Marilyn Lubetkin and including such philanthropists as Dominique de Menil, to donate money to purchase J.D. McKissack's Orange Show from his heir.
At the turn of the century, ZZ Top was the only rock group with its original members after three decades.
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 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Bands and Artists: Z: ZZ Top
ZZ Top Lyrics at Rockmagic.net - Song lyrics indexed by album and alphabetically.
ZZ Top News: Topix.net - News about ZZ Top continually updated from around the net.
ZZ Top Texas Blues - Dedicated to the life and music of the group.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Bands_and_Artists/Z/ZZ_Top   (287 words)

  
 ZZ Top News
News about ZZ Top continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
ZZ TOP star BILLY GIBBONS was left red-faced after guzzling a $100,000 bottle of classic wine during a recording session - and promptly throwing up.
Posted Feb 18th 2006 2:05PM by Deidre Woollard Filed under: Wheels This beautiful 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Spyder was the pride and joy of Frank Beard, the drummer for ZZ Top.
www.topix.net /who/zz-top   (715 words)

  
 Zz Top - Biography
In 1976 ZZ Top embarked on the lavish, odd-ball World-Wide Texas Tour in support of the album Tejas.
ZZ Top marked their 1979 return by signing with the Warner Bros. and releasing Deguello, arguably the band's best performance of biting blues and raucous rhythm.
ZZ Top videos, replete with the '33 Ford and bearded bad boys, became MTV staples and icons of the age.
www.biggeststars.com /StarBiography.do?id=729   (795 words)

  
 ZZ Top - AOL Music
Join the ZZ Top Fan Club now and make yourself eligible for pre-sale access for five new shows on the ZZ Top summer tour.
ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas.
Watch or listen to ZZ Top music videos, songs, live performances, concerts and more on AOL Music.
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 ZZ TOP goes Safari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
"That little ol" band from Texas, ZZ TOP, is set to tour South Africa during July and August of this year.
Tour promoter Attie Van Wyk from BIG Concerts, who has always been a great ZZ TOP fan, says that it has been a dream of his to bring this legendary rock band to South Africa.
ZZ TOP LIVE IN CONCERT in South Africa will be brought to you by BIG CONCERTS in association with
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 Amazon.co.uk: Eliminator: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The album and its accompanying videos were ubiquitous in 1983,on television ZZ Top was seen on MTV, "St. Elsewhere", evenon the Tonight show.
Graced with mind-boggling and incredibly photogenic beards, a very neat trilogy of sexy videos and a collective ear for a quite distinct and highly stylised, if somewhat grizzled blues/pop, the sudden enormity of their success seems in retrospect like no real surprise.
ZZ Top's previous albums had been eclectic to say the least, but always with that down south ingredient.
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 ZZ Top - rock and roll music at the RockSite
ZZ Top - US Concerts - June to September 2005
Becoming even more popular in the long run, they moved with the times while simultaneously bucking every trend that crossed their path.
One of rock's maverick attractions, Gibbons, Hill and Beard have retained their eccentric, colorful image, dark glasses and Stetson hats, complete with an almost casual musical dexterity that has won over hardened cynics and carping critics.
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 ZZ Top Tribute Band - Live / Cover Band
The ZZ Top Tribute Band presents live, the 80's Texas-Boogie of ZZ Top.
Its reputation as one of the best European ZZ Top live tribute bands has led to gigs as an opener for Jon Bon Jovi, Ten Years After, and Austria's No.1 pop act Rainhard Fendrich.
The authentic sound of the ZZ Top Tribute Band is enhanced by a computer-programmed light-show.
www.zztoptribute.com   (199 words)

  
 ZZ Top - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
ZZ Top - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
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Rancho Texicano: The Very Best of ZZ Top
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 Rolling Stone : ZZ Top
ZZ Top were true to their blues roots, and they made you feel good enough to party.
This Texas trio slogged around the arena circuit for years, bashing out metalized boogie 'n' blooze that never quite survived the transition to record.
RS Music Store: Top 10 songs for 49¢
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 ZZ Top links, ZZTop Tribute & Cover Bands
Die ZZ Top Europa Tournee wurde wegen gesundheitlicher Probleme von Dusty Hill abgesagt!
ZZ Top Tribute Band mit Sitz in Villach/Österreich sucht einen Dusty Hill impersonator click here
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