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When at the peak of their powers, ZZ Top are the planet's tightest blues-rock band, as the airtight groove of the John Lee Hooker–like boogie of “La Grange” confidently attests. There’s a reason why ZZ guitarist Billy Gibbons is regularly featured in guitar magazines. His enviable tone, his spare and concise rhythms, and his heavily melodic ideas—copped from ancient bluesmen, The Rolling Stones, and Duane Allman, for starters—transform ZZ Top from a Texas bar band into serious arena-rock contenders. Bassist Frank Beard and drummer Dusty Hill are joined at the backbeat, and it’s pure excitement to hear them move in lockstep throughout their third album, the classic Tres Hombres. Bill Ham’s production is an unadorned beauty, barely using even reverb to embellish the group’s elemental sound. This live vibe brings an intimate urgency to the standard blues stomp of “Have You Heard?” and the extra funk of “Sheik,” while providing a stark, dry-as-desert drama to landmark tunes such as “Jesus Just Left Chicago” and “Move Me on Down the Line.”

Customer Reviews

dont know what your talkin bout Itune's

Its Bassist Dusty Hill and Drummer Frank Beard.

Classic from that Lil' Ol Band from Texas!

Great album and nice write up from Apple except they got it partly wrong....Dusty Hill played bass, NOT drums. Frank Beard played drums NOT bass.....just sayin....

One Of The Greats!

This was my first ZZ Top album and I was blown away. I am so happy that it has been re-released in its original sound. Simple and straightforward rock. What the hell were they thinking when they tinkered with all of their albums? In its original format, it is one of the best blues-rock albums of all times.


Formed: 1970 in Houston, TX

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

A sturdy American blues-rock trio from Texas, ZZ Top specialized in down-and-dirty blues-rock during the '70s, then scored colorful MTV hits during the 1980s. Formed in Houston in 1970 by Billy Gibbons (guitar), Dusty Hill (bass), and Frank Beard (drums), the trio came from a pair of rival bands the Moving Sidewalks (Gibbons) and American Blues (Hill and Beard). Their first two albums reflected the strong blues roots and Texas humor of the band. Their third album (Tres Hombres) gained them national...
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