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ZZ Top To Release Vinyl Box Of First Five Albums

by Noise11.com on May 10, 2017

in News

ZZ Top’s first five albums, released between 1971 and 1976, will be released as the vinyl box set ‘Cinco’ in July.

‘Cinco’ begins with the debut album from 1971. The album stiffed worldwide, achieving its least worst result in the USA with a peak at no. 201.

The second album ‘Rio Grande Mud’ didn’t do much better. It got to no. 104 in the USA but Australia also joined on (probably because there was a song on the album called ‘Bar-B-Q’) and gave the band their first Top 100 figure peaking at no. 90.

The third album ‘Tres Hombres’ is where the ZZ Top success started to really kick in, with thanks to the hit song ‘La Grange’. It reached no. 8 in the USA and no. 36 in Australia.

‘Fandango’ in 1975 delivered another ZZ Top classic in ‘Tush’. It peaked at 17 in the USA, 72 in Australia and then Sweden activated with a peak of 21.

The fifth and final album in the box is ‘Tejas’ reached no 24 in the USA, no 100 in Australia and no 19 in Australia.

ZZ TOP’S FIRST ALBUM TRACKLISTING

Side One
1. (Someone Else Been) Shaking Your Tree
2. Brown Sugar
3. Squank
4. Goin’ Down To Mexico
5. Old Man

Side Two
1. Neighbor, Neighbor
2. Certified Blues
3. Bedroom Thang
4. Just Got Back From Baby’s
5. Backdoor Love Affair

RIO GRANDE MUD TRACKLISTING

Side One
1. Francine
2. Just Got Paid
3. Mushmouth Shoutin’
4. Ko Ko Blue
5. Chevrolet

Side Two
1. Apologies To Pearly
2. Bar-B-Q
Sure Got Cold After The Rain Fell
3. Whiskey’n Mama
4. Down Brownie

TRES HOMBRES TRACKLISTING

Side One
1. Waitin’ For The Bus
2. Jesus Just Left Chicago
3. Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
4. Master of Sparks
5. Hot, Blue And Righteous

Side Two
1. Move Me On Down The Line
2. Precious And Grace
3. La Grange
4. Shiek
5. Have You Heard?

FANDANGO! TRACKLISTING

Side One
1. Thunderbird
2. Jailhouse Rock
3. Backdoor Medley
4. Backdoor Love Affair
5. Mellow Down Easy
6. Backdoor Love Affair No. 2
7. Long Distance Boogie

Side Two
1. Nasty Dogs And Funky Kings
2. Blue Jean Blues
3. Balinese
4. Mexican Blackbird
5. Heard It On The X
6. Tush

TEJAS TRACKLISTING

Side One
1. It’s Only Love
2. Arrested For Driving While Blind
3. El Diablo
4. Snappy Kakkie
5. Enjoy And Get It On

Side Two
1. Ten Dollar Man
2. Pan Am Highway Blues
3. Avalon Hideaway
4. She’s A Heartbreaker
5. Asleep In The Desert

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