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#490: ZZ Top – Tres Hombres


ZZ Top, Tres Hombres

Release Date: 1973
Previously Owned: No
First Time Listen: Yes
Impressions: Having been exposed to ZZ Top in the dreaded '80s, I grew up thinking these guys were just weird, long-bearded curiosities who made goofball music videos and spun guitars around their midsections. But this rockin slab of '70s blues/rock shows they can play a little when those guitars stop spinning. "Waitin for the Bus" starts off the set with a catchy, crunching riff and from there  there's no let up ("Have mercy! I've been waiting for the bus all day!") Fun, no-nonsense tracks with airtight production and Tres Hombres, ZZ … <a href=Continue Reading ››