A wise man once said, "ZZ Top is like a fine plate of bar-b-que, he bear down on the meat and ease off the potatoe salad." Here, then, is the potatoe salad -- ZZ Top related information and links for the fans who need it all.

Eliminator, a Chicago-area ZZ Top tribute band. (Concert Hotline: 773-685-7972)
Tres Hombres Band, a ZZ Top tribute band from Dallas.
ZZ Top Revival Band, a ZZ Top tribute band from Czechoslovakia (also playing often in Germany).
Bruzzler, a one-man ZZ Top tribute band from Germany.
Fandango, American ZZ Top Tribute band.
Zu Zu Mud, ZZ Top tribute band from Louisiana.
Sharp Dressed Man, ZZ Top tribute band from Kansas City.
ZZ Top Tribute Band, from Germany.
ZZ Top Jam, a ZZ Top tribute band from Denmark.
Cheap Sunglasses, a ZZ Top tribute band from Austin, Texas.
ZZ Deluex, a ZZ Top tribute band from Germany.
Fuzzbox, a Swiss ZZ Top cover band.
ZZ Top's First Tribute Band from Nashville Tennessee.
The ZZ Tops, a band from Devon, England, playing throughout Europe.
EZ Top, French ZZ Top cover band.
Fandangozz, Canadian ZZ Top tribute band from Vancouver, B.C.
Working on your own tribute band? Call Spin Straps International at 717-327-1527. 691 Woodland Ave., Williamsport, PA.

Chevrolet (live, .avi sent in by Paul Busby)
I Loved a Woman (live, .avi sent in by Paul Busby) - Largo, MD 11/11/76

Considering having ZZ come and play a gig at your next party? Check out some things to think about before having the band over... compliments of Paul Busby

NEW: Rev. Willy's Mexican Lottery Brand guitar slides, strings and picks.
NEW: BFG's official web site with a great slideshow of photos from his book & link to his store.
Wondering about historical concert dates? Where ZZ Top played in 1974? Check out Ken Random & Bert Gangl's ZZ Top Tour Dates site!

Review of the Bixonic Expandora pedal used by Billy G. on the Rhythmeen album
Bass Player article about Dusty's style and tech setup.
ProSoundWeb interview with Terry Manning on the recording and production of some of the earlier albums.
Big Tex Guitars, makers of one of BFG's new instruments.
Z.Vex Amps, makers of the Nano amp that can be seen in the pics from 9/29/07.
Sheepskin and Rhinestones: The Story Behind the Legendary ZZ Top Guitars from Gibson.com

How to Talk like a Texan
ZZ Top Grilling Secrets BBQ Shrimp recipe from the Houston Celebrity Cookbook

Pictures from Rolling Stone magazine.
Photos from Rockpalast, a widely distributed show back in '80 or so.
John A. Douglas, who has painted many drum sets for Frank Beard. (Includes photos)
Airbrush Action article about John Douglas.
Transcript of recent AOL Chat starring ZZ Top.
Resolution from the Texas House of Representatives declaring May 15, 1997 ZZ Top Day in Texas. (Picture from Gary N. Gay.)
Foreign and rare release collection lists from Walter Belgers (walter@giga.iaehv.nl) and Marcel Burgstad (100130.1040@compuserve.com)
Sermon by Billy Gibbons from a live version of "A Fool For Your Stockings" by ZZ Top.
ZZ Top played the Roskilde Festival in Denmark (Europe's largest festival) on July 3, 1994. This wristband was sent in by our friend Hector The Madman.

Delta Blues Museum - Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Tater Red's - Memphis, Tennessee.
So Cal Speed Shop - Pomona, California.
Original version of Sloppy Drunk Blues by Sonny Boy (1941).
Daboub vs. Gibbons ("Thunderbird" lawsuit)
Calvin & Hobbes strip featuring a ZZ Top reference (Thanks to Ryan Grealy)

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Peter Zurich