Rancho Texicano

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Rancho Texicano:
The Very Best of ZZ Top
Greatest hits album by ZZ Top
Released June 8, 2004
Recorded 1970–1992
Genre Blues-rock, hard rock, rock
Length 2:33:54
Label Rhino
Producer Bill Ham
ZZ Top chronology
Chrome, Smoke & BBQ
(2003)
Rancho Texicano
(2004)
Live from Texas
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link 4.5/5 stars

Rancho Texicano: The Very Best of ZZ Top is a best of album by American blues-rock band ZZ Top, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music). The title is a portmanteau of "texan" and "mexicano", meaning "Tex-mex Ranch". The compilation is essentially a pared-down version of the box set Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, released the previous year. All songs are original mixes that have been digitally remastered.

Track listing[edit]

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

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Brown Sugar" (Gibbons) – 5:22
  2. "Goin' Down to Mexico" (Gibbons, Hill, Bill Ham) – 3:22
  3. "Just Got Back from Baby's" (Gibbons, Ham) – 4:10
  4. "Francene" (Gibbons, Kenny Cordray, Steve Perron) – 3:34
  5. "Just Got Paid" (Gibbons, Ham) – 4:28
  6. "Bar-B-Q" (Gibbons, Ham) – 3:27
  7. "La Grange" – 3:53
  8. "Waitin' for the Bus" (Gibbons, Hill) – 2:53
  9. "Jesus Just Left Chicago" – 3:30
  10. "Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers" – 3:24
  11. "Mexican Blackbird" – 3:06
  12. "Tush" – 2:17
  13. "Thunderbird" – 3:06
  14. "Blue Jean Blues" – 4:44
  15. "Heard It on the X" – 2:25
  16. "It's Only Love" – 4:23
  17. "Arrested for Driving While Blind" – 3:07
  18. "I Thank You" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) – 3:26
  19. "Cheap Sunglasses" – 4:48
  20. "I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide" – 4:49
  21. "A Fool for Your Stockings" – 4:14

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Tube Snake Boogie" – 3:03
  2. "Pearl Necklace" – 4:06
  3. "Gimme All Your Lovin'" – 4:00
  4. "Sharp Dressed Man" – 4:14
  5. "Legs" – 3:36
  6. "Got Me Under Pressure" – 3:59
  7. "Sleeping Bag" – 4:04
  8. "Stages" – 3:32
  9. "Rough Boy" – 4:51
  10. "Velcro Fly" – 3:30
  11. "Woke Up with Wood" – 3:46
  12. "Doubleback" – 3:57
  13. "My Head's in Mississippi" – 4:20
  14. "Viva Las Vegas" (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) – 4:45
  15. "Cheap Sunglasses" [live] – 5:14
  16. "Legs" [Dance Mix] – 7:51
  17. "Velcro Fly" [12" Remix] – 6:38

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2004 The Billboard 200[1] 77
2012 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grein, Paul (August 1, 2012). "Chart Watch: Week Ending July 29, 2012. Albums: Dog Days Of Summer". Yahoo!. Retrieved September 7, 2013.