Tush (ZZ Top song)
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|Single by ZZ Top|
|from the album Fandango!|
|B-side||"Blue Jean Blues"|
|Recorded||December 30, 1974 – March 23, 1975|
|ZZ Top singles chronology|
The song is a twelve-bar blues in the key of G. Bassist Dusty Hill has said the song was written at a sound check in about ten minutes. The recording was produced by Bill Ham and recorded and mixed by Terry Manning. The title is a double entendre, referring both to slang for buttocks (with the connotation of "a piece of ass"), and slang for "luxurious" or "lavish", according to a 1985 interview with Dusty Hill in Spin magazine.[better source needed]
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||87|
|Canada RPM Top Singles||14|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||20|
|U.S. Cash Box Top 100||12|
- "Ten Great Blues-Rock Songs by Guitar Rockers". Guitar Player. NewBay Media. December 16, 2015. Retrieved July 31, 2016.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-12. Retrieved 2009-02-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Tush by ZZ Top Songfacts". Songfacts.com. Retrieved 2016-10-10.
- WLS Musicradio Survey, September 13, 1975
- "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1975-09-13. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
- "Cash Box Top 100 Singles" (PDF). Cash Box. Vol. 37 no. 16. September 6, 1975. p. 4.