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Music The Best ZZ Top Songs of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite ZZ Top songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the top ZZ Top songs, as voted on by fans like you. In one of the last interviews Jimi Hendrix did before his untimely death, he was asked if there were any new guitar players he admired. Jimi's answer? Billy Gibbons. Texas native and guitar firebrand Gibbons would spend the rest of the '70s proving why he'd caught Hendrix's eye with his three piece tex mex influenced power trio ZZ Top. Throughout that decade Gibbons and his chugging rhythm section of bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard would crank out one dusty nugget of bluesy rock after another, always topped by one of Gibbons' searing guitar solos. They even managed to survive the sterile synth production of the '80s by contrasting it against the grit in Gibbons' guitar work.

This list features all the radio staples from "Tush" to "Gimme Some Lovin'" and plenty of heralded deep cuts like "Precious" and "Grace." Got a ZZ Top earworm we've forgotten? Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.

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61 12
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2
65 15
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Sharp Dressed Man Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

3
61 13
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La Grange Tres Hombres

4
49 8
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Got Me Under Pressure Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

5
55 14
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Legs Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

6
55 15
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Tush Fandango!

7
39 8
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Cheap Sunglasses Degüello

8
41 9
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Just Got Paid Rio Grande Mud

9
40 10
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Waitin' for the Bus Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

10
38 9
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38 10
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I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide Degüello, Beer, Beards And Moore

12
33 8
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I Thank You Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

13
34 9
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14
36 12
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Rough Boy Afterburner

15
29 7
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Can't Stop Rockin' Afterburner

16
26 5
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17
28 7
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Stages Afterburner

18
32 12
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Pearl Necklace El Loco

19
25 5
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Sleeping Bag Afterburner

20
24 6
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I Got the Six Eliminator

21
28 9
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22
26 8
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Planet of Women Afterburner

23
22 6
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24
21 5
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Woke Up With Wood Afterburner

25
19 5
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26
23 7
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I Gotsta Get Paid La Futura

27
24 8
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Velcro Fly Afterburner

28
27 11
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Heard It On the X Fandango!

29
23 8
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30
21 7
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31
23 11
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32
18 7
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Dust My Broom Degüello

33
18 7
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34
18 8
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35
17 9
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Francine Rio Grande Mud

36
17 9
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Dirty Dog Eliminator

37
15 7
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I Got the Message Afterburner

38
14 8
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Burger Man Recycler

39
13 8
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2000 Blues Recycler

40
11 7
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41
12 9
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Goin Down To Mexico ZZ Top's First Album

42
11 9
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Chartreuse La Futura

43
9 7
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Penthouse Eyes Recycler

44
7 5
Balinese is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best ZZ Top Songs of All Time
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45
9 8
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Shiek Tres Hombres

46
6 5
Balinese is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best ZZ Top Songs of All Time
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47
9 9
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Lovething Recycler

48
8 8
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Heartache in Blue La Futura

49
7 7
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Over You La Futura

50
7 7
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