The Best of ZZ Top

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The Best of ZZ Top
Greatest hits album by ZZ Top
Released November 26, 1977 [1]
Recorded 1970-1975
Genre Boogie rock, southern rock, hard rock, blues rock, Texas blues
Length 34:21
Label London
Producer Bill Ham
ZZ Top chronology
Tejas
(1976)
The Best of ZZ Top
(1977)
Degüello
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau (B)[3]

The Best of ZZ Top (subtitled 10 Legendary Texas Tales) is a greatest hits album by the American rock band ZZ Top, released in 1977.

Track listing[edit]

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

Side A[edit]

  1. "Tush" – 2:14
  2. "Waitin' for the Bus" (Gibbons, Hill) – 2:59
  3. "Jesus Just Left Chicago" – 3:29
    • Originally from Tres Hombres (1973)
  4. "Francine" (Gibbons, Kenny Cordray, Steve Perron) – 3:33
  5. "Just Got Paid" (Gibbons, Bill Ham) – 4:27
    • Originally from Rio Grande Mud (1972)

Side B[edit]

  1. "La Grange" – 3:51
    • Originally from Tres Hombres (1973)
  2. "Blue Jean Blues" – 4:42
    • Originally from Fandango! (1975)
  3. "Backdoor Love Affair" (Gibbons, Ham) – 3:20
  4. "Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers" – 3:23
    • Originally from Tres Hombres (1973)
  5. "Heard it on the X" – 2:23
    • Originally from Fandango! (1975)

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1978 Pop Albums 94
1983 The Billboard 200 182

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Magazine November 26, 1977 Issue, Album review - page 94.
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Robert Christgau review