ZZ Top Still Rocking The Beards

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When you think of surf music, ZZ Top isn’t the first band that comes to mind. But guitarist and singer Billy Gibbons has been surfing since he was 13, when he first got a whiff of resin and foam at a Texas board shop.

While Gibbons owns the Fender Tank reverb and Jazzmaster guitars that are legendary for their surf rock sounds, he’s better known for his gruff Texas rock and blues. With bass player Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard, ZZ Top has been cranking out rockers for more than 40 years now.

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