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Listen to a Newly Bearded ZZ Top Play "Cheap Sunglasses" in 1980 Did you know that Paste owns the world's largest collection of live music recordings? It's true! And what's even crazier, it's all free—hundreds of thousands of exclusive songs, concerts and videos that you can listen to and watch right here at Paste [...]
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Sister Hazel at the House of Blues Orlando, FL Next up, an evening highlight came with a rowdy yet tasteful version of the ZZ Top cover “Cheap Sunglasses.” The mega classic put smiles on all in attendance including the photographers and security staff! The energy did not stop there and reached a [...]
via Edmonton Sun]
Neil Waugh Outdoors: Cheap sunglasses ZZ Top's Cheap Sunglasses peaked at 89 on Billboard's Hot 100 hit parade. For years I bought bargain basement fishing glasses from drugstore racks or on-line tackle retailers' loss leaders. The bottom of my wader bag is littered with snapped arms and [...]
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Outlaw Field announces its 9th outdoor show. This summer concert series has legs Get off your tush. Go get yourself some cheap sunglasses. Summer is almost here, and ZZ Top is rolling into the Idaho Botanical Garden for an outdoor concert. The bearded rockers will perform at Outlaw Field in Boise on Wednesday, Aug. 1. [...]
"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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The problem I see is that many anglers treat sunglasses as a side thought, when in reality they can be as important as your rod, reel or line on any given day. I am not even going to bother talking you into polarized lenses of some sort, because if you fish you must have them. What I am going to tell you is that Smith Optics has, in my opinion, the superior fishing optics on the market. Their lenses, particularly the techlite glass lenses are the sharpest, best performing sunglasses I have ever worn. You can ask my fishing buddies how many sunglasses I carried in my boat, but I am pretty sure it was up to 5 pairs at one time… I have tried backcountry to spawn. This was my first big tarpon experience and I was geared up. No kidding, I brought 4 pairs of sunglasses on that trip.
[via Gorge Fly Shop Blog]
HOBOKEN, N. J. — John McCauley, gaunt and scraggly, clutched an electric guitar at Maxwell’s here on Monday night, finger-picking a lone song, “Houston, TX,” by himself. His band, Deer Tick, had spent the past hour digging into roadhouse country and rawboned rock ’n’ roll, with a bluntly effective fervor. “Houston, TX” comes from “Born on Flag Day” (Partisan), Deer Tick’s winningly ragged 2009 album, and in the original arrangement it’s a lilting shuffle, offered in tribute to the Bakersfield sound. “There’s nothing left,” he sang, “and I am sure that it’s a sign/That maybe I’m about as good as gone. ” The shift from “sure” to “maybe” in those lines felt awkwardly true to the song, and so did a later jolt of self-reproach: “I ain’t gonna talk like a gentleman, no/‘Cause I’m sick of always letting myself.
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It looks like Snapchat is working on some kind of smart glasses But that was more than a year before Snapchat acquired Vergence Labs, and with sunglasses hugely popular among teenagers and college bros everywhere, it's hard to entirely discount the idea that Spiegel hasn't been hard at work trying to figure out exactly ... [...]
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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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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 ... [...]
ZZ Top ZZ Top is an American rock band that formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band comprises guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons (the band's leader, main lyricist, and musical arranger), bassist and co-lead vocalist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank ... [...]
Pair suspected of pocketing high-end sunglasses, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says The band ZZ Top wrote a song about 'Cheap Sunglasses' but it's the disappearance of expensive sunglasses that the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is interested in. Detectives say two females worked together to pocket 5 pairs of high-end sunglasses from ... [...]
The blues-rock band ZZ Top once wrote a song called “Cheap Sunglasses” that contained a line that said “go get yourself some cheap sunglasses.”But ZZ Top probably didn’t care whether the sunglasses you bought were made in China or not. I suppose that you, however, probably do care, or you probably wouldn’t be reading this article.Sunglasses are something that we often carry around with us on a constant basis throughout the year, especially in the summer months. So if we want to make a...
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...
Musician Walker Lukens has always liked some of his dad’s music. Any self-respecting rock star loves the brainy albums of Warren Zevon and the funk and soul of the Stax label, but Lukens has finally come around on the section of his dad’s collection that he used to think was “cheesy and lame.”“I never liked ZZ Top,” the Austin-based songwriter admits. “They were always a little too bro-y for me, but over the last few years, I’ve come around on what I would call ‘beer-drinking’ music. “There...