Editors’ Notes In 2014, ZZ Top issued The Very Baddest, a 40-song compilation bringing music from three different labels onto one release. At 40 tracks, The Very Baddest has all the hits and it reaches into the studio albums for the beloved deep cuts, covering the basic radio and MTV hits (“Sharp Dressed Man,” “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” “Tush,” “Cheap Sunglasses,” “Legs” in its single version) and the band’s early classics (“Jesus Just Left Chicago,” “La Grange”), and slips a handful of further essentials (“Pearl Necklace,” “I Heard It on the X,” “Just Got Paid”) into the mix. ZZ Top have always been a most unlikely group to nail down a mass audience (who knew long, bushy beards were commercial?), yet they’ve sold more than 50 million units of their shuffles and Texas blues. They prove that quality musicianship and a solid lineup—it's been Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard since 1969—are sometimes all it takes.

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Gimme All Your Lovin'
1
3:31
 
Sharp Dressed Man
2
2:59
 
La Grange
3
3:50
 
Tush
4
2:13
 
(Somebody Else Been) Shaking Your Tree
5
2:35
 
Francine
6
3:33
 
Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
7
3:25
 
It's Only Love
8
4:23
 
Arrested for Driving While Blind
9
3:06
 
I Thank You
10
3:01
 
Cheap Sunglasses
11
2:40
 
Tube Snake Boogie
12
3:03
 
Pearl Necklace
13
4:05
 
Just Got Paid
14
4:27
 
Waitin' for the Bus
15
2:53
 
Jesus Just Left Chicago
16
3:28
 
Heard It On the X
17
2:24
 
I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide
18
4:46
 
Dust My Broom
19
3:09
 
Velcro Fly
20
2:54
 
Party On the Patio
21
2:49
 
Viva Las Vegas
1
4:02
 
Pincushion
2
4:33
 
Legs (Single Version)
3
3:36
 
Got Me Under Pressure
4
3:58
 
Sleeping Bag
5
4:03
 
Rough Boy
6
3:50
 
Doubleback
7
3:56
 
My Head's In Mississippi
8
4:21
 
Give It Up
9
3:29
 
Just Got Back from Baby's
10
4:10
 
Blue Jeans Blues
11
4:39
 
She's Just Killing Me
12
4:57
 
What's Up with That
13
5:20
 
Rhythmeen
14
3:53
 
Loaded
15
3:48
 
Fearless Boogie
16
4:01
 
Mescalero
17
3:49
 
Que Lastima
18
4:26
 
As Time Goes By
19
4:32
 

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