One Foot in the Blues

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One Foot in the Blues
Compilation album by ZZ Top
Released November 22, 1994
Genre Blues rock, hard rock
Length 65:55
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Bill Ham
ZZ Top chronology
Antenna
(1994)
One Foot in the Blues
(1994)
Rhythmeen
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link 2/5 stars

One Foot in the Blues is a compilation album by the American blues rock band ZZ Top, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music). The album contains a selection of the band's songs which fall into the blues genre. With the exception of the songs taken from the Degüello, El Loco, Eliminator and Recycler albums, the 1987 digital remixes were used.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard except where noted.

  1. "Brown Sugar" (Gibbons) – 5:20
  2. "Just Got Back from Baby's" (Gibbons, Bill Ham) – 4:09
    • Originally from ZZ Top's First Album (1971)
  3. "A Fool for Your Stockings" – 4:16
  4. "I Need You Tonight" – 6:15
  5. "She Loves My Automobile" – 2:23
    • Originally from Degüello (1979)
  6. "Hi Fi Mama" – 2:24
    • Originally from Degüello (1979)
  7. "Hot, Blue and Righteous" (Gibbons) – 3:17
  8. "My Head's in Mississippi" – 4:20
  9. "Lowdown in the Street" – 2:49
    • Originally from Degüello (1979)
  10. "If I Could Only Flag Her Down" – 3:39
    • Originally from Eliminator (1983)
  11. "Apologies to Pearly" (Gibbons, Hill, Beard, Ham) – 2:44
  12. "Sure Got Cold After the Rain Fell" (Gibbons) – 6:47
    • Originally from Rio Grande Mud (1972)
  13. "Bar-B-Q" (Gibbons, Ham) – 3:21
    • Originally from Rio Grande Mud (1972)
  14. "Old Man" – 3:32
    • Originally from ZZ Top's First Album (1971)
  15. "Certified Blues" (Gibbons, Beard, Ham) – 3:25
    • Originally from ZZ Top's First Album (1971)
  16. "2000 Blues" – 4:42
    • Originally from Recycler (1990)
  17. "Heaven, Hell or Houston" – 2:32
    • Originally from El Loco (1981)

Personnel[edit]

ZZ Top[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer – Bill Ham
  • Engineers – Robin Brian, Joe Hardy, Terry Manning
  • Mastering – Bob Ludwig
  • Design – Jeri Heiden
  • Liner notes – Bill Bentley, Frank Beard, Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1995 Top Blues Albums 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koda, Cub. "One Foot in the Blues". allmusic.com. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "One Foot in the Blues". amazon.com. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "ZZ Top - One Foot in the Blues CD". cduniverse.com. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "ZZ Top– One Foot In The Blues". discogs.com. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "One Foot in the Blues". last.fm. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "One Foot In the Blues". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 10 January 2014.