1 : ZZ Top
ZZ Top is a rock band, most prominent in the 1970s and 1980s, from Texas. The band members are Billy Gibbons (vocals and guitar, of Moving Sidewalks), Dusty Hill (guitar, of The American Blues) and Frank Beard (drums, of The Cellar Dwellers, The Hustlers, and The American Blues).
As well as a distinctive guitar sound and hard-driving lyrics, the band is probably best known for its distinctive look. Gibbons and Hill are always pictured wearing sunglasses, trenchcoats and their trademark waist-length beards. (Frank Beard, interestingly, does not wear a beard.) In 1984, the Gillette company offered Gibbons and Hill $1 million apiece to shave their beards for a commercial, but they declined.
Their biggest hit was the 1983 album Eliminator, boosted to prominence by music videos for the tracks "Gimme All Your Lovin'", "Legs" and "Sharp Dressed Man" each of which featured a small bright red roadster called The Eliminator and a mysterious trio of beautiful women who travel around helping various people in the videos.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted ZZ Top in on March 15, 2004.
- "Cheap Sunglasses"
- "La Grange"
- "Velcro Fly"
- also, the songs listed under "Music Videos" below
- "Gimme All Your Lovin'" (1983)
- "Sharp Dressed Man" (1983)
- "Legs" (1984)
- "Sleeping Bag"
- "Viva Las Vegas"