Editors’ Notes The albums in this collection are Mastered for iTunes with the exception of Recycler which is a standard album. This 2013 collection of ZZ Top's first 10 albums recorded for Warner Brothers over their first 20 years have been Mastered for iTunes (with exception of 1990's Recycler). This also includes the original LP mixes of ZZ Top's First Album, Rio Grande Mud, and Tejas, which have been unavailable since the CD age. Before their unexpected rash of successes in the '80s, ZZ Top had been one of the heaviest blues bands to come out of Texas. Billy Gibbons is a well-acknowledged guitarist whose limited vocals—and those of bassist Dusty Hill—served the band well throughout their long career. Tunes such as "Jesus Just Left Chicago," "La Grange," "Heard It on the X," and "Tush" were textbook rock 'n' roll blues for the '70s. With 1983's Eliminator, ZZ Top made the jump from respected rock 'n' rollers to mainstream MTV superstars with the "modern" '80s productions driving hits like "Gimme All Your Lovin'," "Sharp Dressed Man," and "Legs."

SONG
ZZ Top's First Album
(Somebody Else Been) Shaking Your Tree
1
 
Brown Sugar
2
 
Squank
3
 
Goin' Down to Mexico
4
 
Old Man
5
 
Neighbor, Neighbor
6
 
Certified Blues
7
 
Bedroom Thang
8
 
Just Got Back from Baby's
9
 
Backdoor Love Affair
10
 
Rio Grande Mud
Francene
1
 
Just Got Paid
2
 
Mushmouth Shoutin'
3
 
Ko Ko Blue
4
 
Chevrolet
5
 
Apologies to Pearly
6
 
Bar-B-Q
7
 
Sure Got Cold After the Rain Fell
8
 
Whiskey'n Mama
9
 
Down Brownie
10
 
Tres Hombres
Waitin' for the Bus
1
 
Jesus Just Left Chicago
2
 
Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
3
 
Master of Sparks
4
 
Hot, Blue and Righteous
5
 
Move Me On Down the Line
6
 
Precious and Grace
7
 
La Grange
8
 
Sheik
9
 
Have You Heard?
10
 
Fandango!
Thunderbird (Live)
1
 
Jailhouse Rock (Live)
2
 
Backdoor Medley: Backdoor Love Affair / Mellow Down Easy / Backdoor Love Affair No. 2 / Long Distance Boogie (Live)
3
 
Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings
4
 
Blue Jeans Blues
5
 
Balinese
6
 
Mexican Blackbird
7
 
Heard It On the X
8
 
Tush
9
 
Tejas
It's Only Love
1
 
Arrested for Driving While Blind
2
 
El Diablo
3
 
Snappy Kakkie
4
 
Enjoy and Get It On
5
 
Ten Dollar Man
6
 
Pan Am Highway Blues
7
 
Avalon Hideaway
8
 
She's a Heartbreaker
9
 
Asleep In the Desert
10
 
Degüello
I Thank You
1
 
She Loves My Automobile
2
 
I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide
3
 
A Fool for Your Stockings
4
 
Manic Mechanic
5
 
Dust My Broom
6
 
Lowdown In the Street
7
 
Hi Fi Mama
8
 
Cheap Sunglasses
9
 
Esther Be the One
10
 
El Loco
Tube Snake Boogie
1
 
I Wanna Drive You Home
2
 
Ten Foot Pole
3
 
Leila
4
 
Don't Tease Me
5
 
It's So Hard
6
 
Pearl Necklace
7
 
Groovy Little Hippie Pad
8
 
Heaven, Hell or Houston
9
 
Party On the Patio
10
 
Eliminator
Gimme All Your Lovin'
1
 
Got Me Under Pressure
2
 
Sharp Dressed Man
3
 
I Need You Tonight
4
 
I Got the Six
5
 
Legs (Edit Version)
6
 
Thug
7
 
TV Dinners
8
 
Dirty Dog
9
 
If I Could Only Flag Her Down
10
 
Bad Girl
11
 
Afterburner
Sleeping Bag
1
 
Stages
2
 
Woke Up With Wood
3
 
Rough Boy
4
 
Can't Stop Rockin'
5
 
Planet of Women
6
 
I Got the Message
7
 
Velcro Fly
8
 
Dipping Low (In the Lap of Luxury)
9
 
Delirious
10
 
Recycler
Concrete and Steel
1
 
Lovething
2
 
Penthouse Eyes
3
 
Tell It
4
 
My Head's In Mississippi
5
 
Decision or Collision
6
 
Give It Up
7
 
2000 Blues
8
 
Burger Man
9
 
Doubleback
10
 

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