ZZ Top /ˈzztɒp/ is an American rock band formed in 1969 in HoustonTexas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of bassist and lead vocalist Dusty Hillguitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons (the band’s leader, main lyricist and musical arranger), and drummer Frank Beard. “As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers”, according to former musician, critic and collector Michael “Cub” Koda. “Gibbons is one of America’s finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom […] while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support.”[1]

The band released its first album—called ZZ Top’s First Album—in 1971. Beginning with blues-inspired rock, the band incorporated new wavepunk rock and dance-rock by using synthesizers. The band is also known for its humorous lyrics laced with double entendres and innuendo.

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  1. Gimme All Your Lovin' ZZ Top 3:58
  2. Sharp Dressed Man ZZ Top 4:14
  3. Rough Boy ZZ Top 4:52
  4. Tush ZZ Top 2:15
  5. My Head's in Mississippi ZZ Top 4:19
  6. Pearl Necklace ZZ Top 4:05
  7. I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide ZZ Top 4:46
  8. Viva Las Vegas ZZ Top 4:48
  9. Doubleback ZZ Top 3:55
  10. Gun Love ZZ Top 3:39
  11. Got Me Under Pressure ZZ Top 4:00
  12. Give It Up ZZ Top 3:29
  13. Cheap Sunglasses ZZ Top 4:47
  14. Sleeping Bag ZZ Top 4:03
  15. Planet of Women ZZ Top 4:05
  16. La Grange ZZ Top 3:52
  17. Tube Snake Boogie ZZ Top 3:04
  18. Legs [#] ZZ Top 4:31

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