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|"Tube Snake Boogie"|
|Single by ZZ Top|
|from the album El Loco|
|B-side||"Heaven, Hell or Houston"|
"La Grange" (France)
|ZZ Top singles chronology|
While the lyrics seem to imply sexual innuendo or double entendre, in the liner notes for the band's 1992 Greatest Hits album, it is explained that "'tube snake' is gnarly lingo for a surfboard, or 'boogie board.' Either way, it's good clean fun." However, this claim of surfing belies the lyrical content clearly indicating that the 'boogieing' is done at night.
- Serbian hard rock band Cactus Jack recorded a version on their live cover album DisCover in 2002.
- Canadian blues guitarist Bill Durst recorded a version on his 2005 album, The Wharncliff Sessions.
|U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles||103|
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks||4|
- Billy Gibbons - guitar, lead vocals
- Dusty Hill - bass, backing vocals
- Frank Beard - drums, percussion