Doubleback (song)

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Single by ZZ Top
from the album Recycler and Back to the Future Part III: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
B-side"Just Got Paid"
RecordedJanuary 1990
GenreHard rock
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Billy Gibbons
Dusty Hill
Frank Beard
Producer(s)Bill Ham
ZZ Top singles chronology
"My Head's in Mississippi"
"Concrete and Steel"

"Doubleback" is a song by ZZ Top from their album Recycler, which was featured in the film Back to the Future Part III. The band had a cameo in the movie playing a hillbilly music version of the song along with some local musicians. The regular version of the song plays over the credits.

"Doubleback" reached #1 on the Album Rock Tracks for 5 weeks. It was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in 1990 for "Best Video from a Film." The song was also featured in the pinball game Back to the Future: The Pinball.

The song was produced by band manager Bill Ham, and recorded and mixed by Terry Manning.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Doubleback" had clips from the movie and was included on its DVD release.

Album appearances[edit]

In addition to Recycler, "Doubleback" appears on the following compilations:

The song does not appear in its original form on Back to the Future Part III: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, but the orchestral version (played at the 1885 Hill Valley Town Festival in the film) does appear on the album.