ZZ Top: A Tribute from Friends

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ZZ Top: A Tribute from Friends
ZZ Top album 2011.jpg
Compilation album by Various artists
Released October 11, 2011 (2011-10-11)
Genre Rock
Length 45:37
Label RCA
Producer Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard

ZZ Top: A Tribute from Friends is the fourth tribute album to honor American rock band ZZ Top. It includes performances from Daughtry, Nickelback, Wolfmother, Filter and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith among others.

Background information[edit]

The album includes 11 cover tracks such as "Gimme All Your Lovin'," "Legs," a combination of two songs "Waitin' for the Bus"/"Jesus Just Left Chicago" and "La Grange."


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
American Songwriter 2.5/5 stars[2]
Classic Rock Revisited B[3]
HitFix (mixed)[4]
Loudwire 4/5 stars[5]
The Oklahoman (mixed)[6]

Upon release, ZZ Top: A Tribute from Friends debuted at number 121 on the Billboard 200, and number 8 on the Top Hard Rock Albums, selling 4,000 copies.[7][8] The album also debuted at number 151 on the Canadian Albums Chart.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Artists Length
1. "Sharp Dressed Man" The M.O.B. (Steven Tyler, Mick Fleetwood,[10] John McVie, Jonny Lang, Brett Tuggle) 4:03
2. "Gimme All Your Lovin'" Filter 3:10
3. "Tush" Grace Potter and the Nocturnals 2:49
4. "Legs" Nickelback 3:15
5. "Cheap Sunglasses" Wolfmother 4:14
6. "Got Me Under Pressure" Loaded 3:48
7. "Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers" Coheed and Cambria 3:13
8. "Just Got Paid" Mastodon (Billy Gibbons, guitar [11]) 3:35
9. "Rough Boy" Wyclef Jean 3:05
10. "Waitin' for the Bus / Jesus Just Left Chicago" Daughtry 6:31
11. "La Grange" Jamey Johnson (Billy Gibbons, vocals and guitar [12]) 8:04