Wednesday, November 2, 2016

ZZ Top















Artist:  ZZ Top
Origin:  Houston, Texas, USA.
Genre:  Rock, Rock 'N' Roll, Blues Rock, Boogie Rock, Hard Rock, Southern Rock

Original line-up:

Billy Gibbons:  Guitar, Vocals
Dusty Hill:  Bass, Vocals
Frank Beard:  Drums, Percussion

ZZ Top is an American Blues Rock Trio Band from Houston, Texas.  Formed in 1969 by Billy Gibbons (Guitar and Vocals), Dusty Hill (Bass and Vocals) and Frank Beard (Drums), the early sound was the root of Blues and in 1971 they released the debut album "ZZ Top".  They were successful as live performance band and in 1973 released the third album "Tres Hombres" made them well-known to worldwide.  In 2004, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and in the list of the '100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock'.













Title:  Live - Greatest Hits From Around The World  (2016)
Genre:  Rock, Rock 'N' Roll, Blues Rock, Boogie Rock, Hard Rock, Southern Rock
Label:  Suretone Records
Rating:   *****

Tracks:  

 1.  Got Me Under Pressure (Live from New York City) (4:20)
 2.  Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers (Live from Las Vegas) (3:39)
 3.  Cheap Sunglasses (Live from Paris) (4:05)
 4.  Waitin' For The Bus (Live from Nashville) (3:00)
 5.  Jesus Just Left Chicago (Live from Nashville) (4:40)
 6.  Legs (Live from Sao Paolo) (5:14)
 7.  Sharp Dressed Man (Live from Los Angeles) (4:42)
 8.  Rough Boy (feat. Jeff Beck) (Live from London) (5:32)
 9.  Pincushion (Live from Berlin) (4:27)
10. La Grange (Live from Dallas) (5:48)
11. I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide (Live from Vancouver) (4:45)
12. Tube Snake Boogie (Live from Rome)  (3:29)
13. Gimme All Your Lovin' (Live from Houston) (4:48)
14. Tush (Live from Chicago) (3:42)
15. Sixteen Tons (feat. Jeff Beck) (Live from London) (3:18)

Personnel:

Billy Gibbons:  Guitar, Vocals
Dusty Hill:  Bass, Vocals
Frank Beard:  Drums

Special Guests:

Jeff Beck:  Guitar on Tracks:  8, 15
James Harman:  Hammond on Tracks: 4, 5

Live - Greatest Hits From Around The World is the official live album by ZZ Top, was released on September 9, 2016 by Suretone Records, featuring Jeff Beck and James Harman.




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