ZZ Top is a legend of American rock. Formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas, the band’s lineup includes lead vocalist and guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist and vocalist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank Beard. The band is known for its black leather, long beards, and dark sunglasses along with a dance-rock sound.
The band released Tres Hombres in 1973. The album entered the U.S. charts in the top ten and featured hit single “La Grange,” about the notorious brothel the Chicken Ranch. The song peaked at number 41 on the Billboard charts and made them stars. ZZ Top has achieved four gold, three platinum, and two multi-platinum certifications and is still considered one of the greatest rock bands of all time.