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    It doesn't get any bluer than,"Brown Sugar," from the first album, a toon that classic Van Halen vetted up in the club days...well....well....well...
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    Muddy water turned to wine!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Elwood P.
    "Jesus Just Left Chicago" is one of the greatest Blues tunes ever cut. Smokin' blues guitar work on that one!
    Definitely!!

    Gonna go see the Top in September!!!

    Gotta get 'em on a ballot!!
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    I went to a george Thorogood and ZZ Top concert last night, and it rocked my balls off. Best one I've been to in a long while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perrott
    I went to a george Thorogood and ZZ Top concert last night, and it rocked my balls off. Best one I've been to in a long while.
    Used to like them... but now they come off as a bar band and
    really nothing more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hotlantadude1981
    Used to like them... but now they come off as a bar band and
    really nothing more.
    Wow I sure hope you're talkin about the Destroyers and not the Top!!!

    ZZ Top a bar band???

    Wow!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by smithjc
    Wow I sure hope you're talkin about the Destroyers and not the Top!!!

    ZZ Top a bar band???

    Wow!!!
    He wouldn't even be correct about the Destroyers. Thoroughgood jams in a big way. Seriously underrated, and nobody does drinkin' songs better.
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    I agree w/ya on that one, but he can't be talkin about the Top??

    A bar band??

    Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smithjc
    Wow I sure hope you're talkin about the Destroyers and not the Top!!!

    ZZ Top a bar band???

    Wow!!!
    I liked them when I was younger... But now the stuff they didn't don't
    seem as impressive. I have a few songs on my playlist, but never really
    play them anymore. Songs like Pearl Necklace just dont do anything
    for me now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy007
    We're coming up on another Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and a band once again the list of inductees does not include ZZ Top. Since 1970 the "Little Ol' Band From Texas" has been bringing us the blues 'n boogie with style. A lot of people may only be familiar with their Eliminator days, if so, that's a shame - go back and check out their earlier works. There's some smokin' grooves on them early discs. Billy Gibbons should definitely be at the top of most great guitarists lists. After their mid-'80s dalliance with synthesisers and such, they've returned to those roots for the most part on their most recent releases. Over 30 years together making great music - the same three guys through all kinds of changes in musical trends - why are they not in the Hall of Fame?
    My thoughts exactly Billy. There's so much to say about ZZ. I pushed for them when they were up last time. I couldn't believe they didn't get in . For those who aren't familiar with their older stuff, go back and check out Fandango.....Classic! Many good tunes on that one. Love Billy's sound,especially on "Blue Jean Blues". "Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings" is another underrated jewel as well.

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    I've probably seen them live as much as any other band, simply b/c they
    toured the shit outta the SE with everybody and their brother back in the
    early 80s. Pearl Necklace rocks - love the outro solo. Nuthin but love.

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    I just got back from seeing ZZ Top live!!!!!!! It was a great show! They opened with Got Me Under Pressure. I was so happy that they played Stages too, I love that song! They rocked non-stop for about two hours, I just wished that they played longer, the band was awesome! They are incredible, what a great sound they have, especially for just 3 guys. They also played a song from their latest album called Buck Nekkid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elwood P.
    Anybody else around here like "Pearl Necklace". The song I mean. That's a bad-ass jam on that one.
    Yeah I like it too, they played it live tonight when I saw them.
    Right Now you're reading my post!


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    I recently DL-ed some stuff I had skipped over, XXX & Mesaclero.
    What I've heard is kinda same-y, but Billy G has a way of bringing
    a smile to even these jaded lips. Phat tone with a Ph.

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    ZZ Top-a...that lil' ol' band from Tejas

    I've been workin' on,"Brown Sugar," and "Buck Nekkid," lately...two great toons from ZZ Top-a..."Thunderbird," originally by Little Walter is next nah nah yez...

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    Allow me an irrelevant question: How old is Billy Gibbons?

 

 

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