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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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63 13
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2
64 14
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Tres Hombres

3
67 17
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Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

4
58 15
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Fandango!

5
49 10
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Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

6
56 15
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Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

7
39 8
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Degüello

8
41 9
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Rio Grande Mud

9
41 10
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Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

10
38 9
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11
40 10
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Degüello, Beer, Beards And Moore

12
35 9
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13
38 12
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Afterburner

14
33 9
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Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, Rancho Texicano

15
29 7
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Afterburner

16
29 7
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Afterburner

17
33 12
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El Loco

18
26 5
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Afterburner

19
30 9
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20
26 6
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21
24 6
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Eliminator

22
27 8
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Afterburner

23
22 6
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24
21 5
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Afterburner

25
19 5
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26
23 7
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La Futura

27
24 8
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Afterburner

28
27 11
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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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Degüello

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

36
17 10
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Eliminator

37
15 8
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Afterburner

38
14 8
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Recycler

39
14 9
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Recycler

40
11 7
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41
12 9
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ZZ Top's First Album

42
11 9
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La Futura

43
9 7
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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
10 9
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Recycler

46
9 8
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Tres Hombres

47
6 5
Balinese is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best ZZ Top Songs of All Time
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48
1 0
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49
8 8
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La Futura

50
7 7
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La Futura