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ZZ Top cancels scheduled performance at SC State Fair ZZ Top is best known for songs like “La Grange,” “Sharp Dressed Man,” “Cheap Sunglasses” and “Tush” (as well as Hill and Gibbons' long beards). Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards inducted the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. ZZ [...]
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ZZ Top Cancel Remaining 2017 Tour Dates ZZ Top have canceled the remaining dates on their 2017 Tonnage tour because doctors advised bassist Dusty Hill, who is battling an undisclosed stomach ailment, to "lay low" for a while. The band was scheduled to play tomorrow night . After three [...]
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Memphis Music Hall of Fame show recap: John Prine, Bootsy, Billy Gibbons, more "It's always great to be back in the coolest city on Earth," said Gibbons, co-founder of ZZ Top, the Texas rock band inducted into the first Memphis Music Hall of Fame class in recognition of its 1980s commercial heyday, when it recorded its most [...]
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DanceWorks presents 40th Anniversary Celebration Show A Kathak and Flamenco pairing! Pop songs and a pop up choir for an ensemble of 36 dancers & singers! Ancestral archetypes and ghost-like presences! A work for solo dancer and four female vocalists inspired by ZZ Top & Elvis Presley! All in all, a [...]
"Cheap Sunglasses" is a 1980 single by ZZ Top from their 1979 album Degüello. It is one of their most famous songs and includes the use of some odd instruments. The song captures many of the sounds and beats that ZZ Top is famous for. It is also featured on the greatest hits collections ZZ Top's Greatest Hits, Chrome, Smoke & BBQ and Rancho Texicano. In addition, a live version of the song appears on Chrome, Smoke & BBQ and Rancho Texicano. The rap duo EPMD sampled "Cheap Sunglasses" on their song "You're a Customer."
In a Guitar World article, lead guitarist Billy Gibbons said that he used a Marshall Major amplifier and a Maestro ring modulator on this song, and that the amplifier had a blown tube during recording which added to the tonal character of the song. The Marshall Major...
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Unconventional real estate developer Mike Harrah sets sights on the Orange County Register He stands 6 foot 6, weighs about 275 pounds and sports a signature ZZ Top beard. He's flown his own Cobra attack ... A YouTube video shows him in wrap-around sunglasses riding at breakneck speed in a personal watercraft, gray beard ruffling in the wind ... [...]
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Playlist | Parlour Tricks at The Firebird in St. Louis Tonight Something about the melody, that vocal flourish always gets me.” - DeeDee "Cheap Sunglasses" - ZZ Top. "I learned everything about Texas from ZZ Top.” - Terry "Stolen Jars" - Waves. “Got that spring dew quality. A little Dirty Projectors, little ... [...]
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ZZ Top tribute band brings memories of the 70s to the fair IMPERIAL — Beards, leather jackets, sunglasses and a vibe from the 70s were all in place for Fandango a ZZ Top tribute band which played for the delight of passionate Imperial Valley fans at the California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta on Wednesday night. [...]
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I've seen the light with ZZ Top, and the group is good And when ZZ Top settles in and starts hitting its stride ... And now I'm actually really digging "Cheap Sunglasses" and "Gimme All Your Lovin'." What a great group! What a sound! Grab that riff and take off. Settle into those drums. Feel that irresistible ... [...]
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Billy Gibbons, of ZZ Top, shares new Cuban-infused sound at Ridgefield Playhouse, Feb. 5 Billy Gibbons, best known as the lead singer of blues-rock band ZZ Top, is headed to Connecticut with his super ... Gibbons is known for such hits as “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Cheap Sunglasses,” and has recorded with stars from the late B.B. King ... [...]
Photo courtesy of ZZ Top Legendary rockers ZZ Top will visit Huber Heights Sunday for a 7 p.m. show at The Rose Music Center. SHARP DRESSED MEN …Consisting of singer/guitarist Billy Gibbons, singer/bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard, ZZ Top has been entertaining fans since 1969 and sold more than 50 million records worldwide. The iconic trio – often referred to as “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas” – is perhaps best known for hits ranging from “Sharp Dressed Man,” “Legs” and “Gimme All...
By Lara Martin For MailonlinePublished: 06:36 EDT, 28 September 2017 | Updated: 08:01 EDT, 28 September 2017 He has been vocal about his road to recovery after years of alcohol abuse left him in hospital and being warned he was just one drink away from death.But after turning his life around, Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley was looking happy and healthy again as he stepped out for lunch in Los Angeles on Wednesday.Grinning for the cameras, the 37-year-old cut a casual figure as he gave...
ZZ Top will not perform at the South Carolina State Fair.The band was scheduled to perform Wednesday, but the band’s management informed fair officials Monday that the group was canceling its current tour.All ZZ Top tickets purchased online will be refunded. The tickets can still be used for State Fair admission any day of the fair, which continues through Sunday.ZZ Top was scheduled to perform at the 2014 South Carolina State Fair, but canceled that performance.The reason the rock group...