Tube Snake Boogie

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"Tube Snake Boogie"
Single by ZZ Top
from the album El Loco
B-side "La Grange"
Released 1981
Format 7"
Recorded 1981
Genre Hard rock, blues rock
Length 3:02
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Billy Gibbons
Dusty Hill
Frank Beard
Producer(s) Bill Ham
ZZ Top singles chronology
"Pearl Necklace"
(1981)
"Tube Snake Boogie"
(1981)
"Gimme All Your Lovin'"
(1983)

"Tube Snake Boogie" is a song by the rock band ZZ Top from their 1981 album El Loco. It was released as a single that year and reached #4 on the Mainstream Rock charts.

According to the liner notes of the 1992 compilation album ZZ Top's Greatest Hits, the band writes "'tube snake' is gnarly lingo for a surf board. Either way, it's good clean fun."

"Tube Snake Boogie" was produced by Bill Ham, and recorded and mixed by Terry Manning.

Cover versions[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles 3
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 4

Personnel[edit]