Tracklist

Digital Media 1: ZZ Top’s First Album
# Title Rating Length
1 (Somebody Else Been) Shaking Your Tree
2:35
2 Brown Sugar
3 5:25
3 Squank
2:49
4 Goin’ Down to Mexico
3 3:24
5 Old Man
3:27
6 Neighbor, Neighbor
2:21
7 Certified Blues
3:28
8 Bedroom Thang
4:40
9 Just Got Back From Baby’s
5 4:10
10 Backdoor Love Affair
3:20
Digital Media 2: Rio Grande Mud
# Title Rating Length
1 Francine
3:34
2 Just Got Paid
4 4:27
3 Mushmouth Shoutin’
3:49
4 Ko Ko Blue
4:33
5 Chevrolet
3:21
6 Apologies to Pearly
2:40
7 Bar-B-Q
3 3:26
8 Sure Got Cold After the Rain Fell
7:21
9 Whiskey’n Mama
3:21
10 Down Brownie
2:30
Digital Media 3: Tres Hombres
# Title Rating Length
1 Waitin’ for the Bus
2:53
2 Jesus Just Left Chicago
3 3:30
3 Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
4 3:26
4 Master of Sparks
2 3:31
5 Hot, Blue and Righteous
5 3:17
6 Move Me on Down the Line
2:31
7 Precious and Grace
3:10
8 La Grange
4.65 3:53
9 Shiek
4:06
10 Have You Heard?
3:14
Digital Media 4: Fandango!
# Title Rating Length
1 Thunderbird
4:10
2 Jailhouse Rock
3 1:56
3 Backdoor Medley: Backdoor Love Affair / Mellow Down Easy / Backdoor Love Affair No. 2 / Long Distance Boogie
9:52
4 Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings
2:44
5 Blue Jean Blues
4 4:44
6 Balinese
2:37
7 Mexican Blackbird
3 3:06
8 Heard It on the X
3 2:26
9 Tush
4.5 2:17
Digital Media 5: Tejas
# Title Rating Length
1 It’s Only Love
4:24
2 Arrested for Driving While Blind
3:07
3 El Diablo
4:21
4 Snappy Kakkie
2:58
5 Enjoy and Get It On
3:25
6 Ten Dollar Man
3:41
7 Pan Am Highway Blues
3:15
8 Avalon Hideaway
3:08
9 She’s a Heartbreaker
3 3:03
10 Asleep in the Desert
3:30
Digital Media 6: Degüello
# Title Rating Length
1 I Thank You
3 3:25
2 She Loves My Automobile
2:24
3 I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide
3 4:53
4 A Fool for Your Stockings
4:17
5 Manic Mechanic
2:36
6 Dust My Broom
3:09
7 Lowdown on the Street
2:50
8 Hi fi Mama
2:25
9 Cheap Sunglasses
3 4:49
10 Esther Be the One
3:30
Digital Media 7: El Loco
# Title Rating Length
1 Tube Snake Boogie
3 3:05
2 I Wanna Drive You Home
4:49
3 Ten Foot Pole
4:24
4 Leila
3:18
5 Don’t Tease Me
3 4:23
6 It’s So Hard
5:12
7 Pearl Necklace
3 4:07
8 Groovy Little Hippie Pad
2:44
9 Heaven, Hell or Houston
2:33
10 Party on the Patio
2:48
Digital Media 8: Eliminator
# Title Rating Length
1 Gimme All Your Lovin’
4.2 4:04
2 Got Me Under Pressure
4.5 4:03
3 Sharp Dressed Man
4.65 4:18
4 I Need You Tonight
4 6:19
5 I Got the Six
3 2:54
6 Legs
4.6 4:34
7 Thug
4 4:19
8 TV Dinners
3.5 3:51
9 Dirty Dog
4 4:07
10 If I Could Only Flag Her Down
3 3:40
11 Bad Girl
3 3:20
Digital Media 9: Afterburner
# Title Rating Length
1 Sleeping Bag
3.5 4:06
2 Stages
3 3:35
3 Woke Up With Wood
3:50
4 Rough Boy
3.35 4:52
5 Can’t Stop Rockin’
3:04
6 Planet of Women
3 4:07
7 I Got the Message
3:30
8 Velcro Fly
3:33
9 Dipping Low (In the Lap of Luxury)
3:15
10 Delirious
3:42
Digital Media 10: Recycler
# Title Rating Length
1 Concrete and Steel
3 3:49
2 Lovething
3:26
3 Penthouse Eyes
3:47
4 Tell It
4:49
5 My Head’s in Mississippi
3 4:25
6 Decision or Collision
4:03
7 Give It Up
3 3:34
8 2000 Blues
4:45
9 Burger Man
3:20
10 Doubleback
3 3:57

Credits

Digital Media 1: ZZ Top’s First Album

bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (track 10)
drums:
Rube Beard (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9–10)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9)
bass:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (track 10)
percussion:
Rube Beard (track 10)
background vocals:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–2, 6–7, 9–10)
composer:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–2, 6, 8)
engineer:
Robin Brian (tracks 2, 4, 9)
lead vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–3, 6–7, 9–10)
Dusty Hill (tracks 3–4)
lyricist:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–2, 6, 8)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9–10)
writer:
Rube Beard (tracks 5, 7)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 3–5, 7, 9–10)
Bill Ham (tracks 3–4, 7, 9–10)
Dusty Hill (tracks 3–5)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (tracks 2–10)
BMG Rights Management GmbH (not for release label use!) (tracks 1–5, 7–10)
Beardwalk Music, Inc. (tracks 5, 7)
Billy G's Hollywood Productions Inc. (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7–10)
Burlington Music Co., Ltd. (tracks 1–10)
Dust Hill House Music, Inc. (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Glad Music (tracks 1, 6)
Hamstein Music Company (tracks 1, 6)
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1–10)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 2, 4, 9)
Stage Three Songs (tracks 2–10)
recorded at:
Robin Hood Studios in Tyler, Texas, United States (1970) (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9)
recording of:
Bedroom Thang (track 8)
Brown Sugar (ZZ Top) (track 2)
Certified Blues (track 7)
Neighbor, Neighbor (track 6)
Old Man (track 5)
Squank (track 3)

Digital Media 2: Rio Grande Mud

acoustic guitar:
Pete Tickle (track 3)
bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–2)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–3, 5–7, 9–10)
slide guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 2–3, 5–7, 9–10)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 3, 5–7, 9–10)
bass:
Dusty Hill (tracks 3, 5–7, 9–10)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–2)
percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 2–3)
background vocals:
Billy Gibbons (track 5)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–3, 7, 9–10)
composer:
Frank Beard (track 6)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 5–6, 8)
Bill Ham (track 6)
Dusty Hill (track 6)
engineer:
Robin Brian (tracks 1–3, 5–7, 9–10)
lead vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–3, 7, 9–10)
Dusty Hill (track 5)
lyricist:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 5, 8)
performer:
Robin Brian (tracks 5, 7–9)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–3, 5–10)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 2, 4, 9)
Kenny Cordray (track 1)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–4, 7, 9–10)
Bill Ham (tracks 2–3, 7, 9)
Dusty Hill (tracks 4, 9–10)
Steve Perron (track 1)
publisher:
April Music Co. (track 1)
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (tracks 2–10)
BMG Rights Management GmbH (not for release label use!) (tracks 2–10)
Beardwalk Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 6, 9)
Billy G's Hollywood Productions Inc. (tracks 1, 3–6, 8–10)
Dust Hill House Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 6, 9)
Hamstein Music Company (tracks 2–10)
India Music (track 1)
India Music Ink (track 1)
Music of Stage Three (tracks 2–10)
Rondor Music Inc. (track 1)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–9)
Stage Three Songs (tracks 2–3, 5–10)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 1)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 1)
engineered at:
Robin Hood Studios in Tyler, Texas, United States (tracks 1–2, 5, 7–9)
recorded at:
Robin Hood Studios in Tyler, Texas, United States (1971 – 1972) (tracks 1–3, 5–7, 9–10)
has revision:
Francene (track 1)
is based on:
recording of:
Bar-B-Q (track 7)
Chevrolet (track 5)
Down Brownie (track 10)
Francine (track 1)
Just Got Paid (track 2)
Ko Ko Blue (track 4)
Mushmouth Shoutin' (track 3)
Whiskey’n Mama (track 9)

Digital Media 3: Tres Hombres

bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 2–3, 8)
drums:
Rube Beard (tracks 1, 4–10)
drums and percussion:
Rube Beard (tracks 2–3)
guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1, 4–7, 9–10)
bass:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1, 4–7, 9–10)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 2–3, 8)
background vocals:
Dusty Hill (track 2)
composer:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 4–5)
engineer:
Robin Brian (tracks 1–10)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 1–10)
lead vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 3, 8)
Dusty Hill (track 3)
lyricist:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 4–5)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–10)
writer:
Rube Beard (tracks 2–3, 7–8)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–3, 6–10)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–3, 6–10)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (tracks 1–2)
BMG Rights Management GmbH (not for release label use!) (tracks 1–2)
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1–10)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1–4, 7–9)
Stage Three Songs (tracks 1–2, 10)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
is based on:
Boogie Chillen’ (track 8)
later translated versions:
Do steht a Haus (track 8)
recording of:
Have You Heard? (track 10)
La Grange (track 8)
Master of Sparks (track 4)
Precious and Grace (track 7)
Shiek (track 9)

Digital Media 4: Fandango!

bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 5, 8–9)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 5, 8–9)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 5, 8–9)
percussion:
Frank Beard (track 8)
composer:
Willie Dixon (track 3)
Billy Gibbons (track 3)
Mike Stoller (track 2)
engineer:
Robin Brian (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–8)
Terry Kane (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–8)
Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer) (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–8)
Jim Reeves (Engineer) (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–8)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–8)
lead vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 5, 8)
Dusty Hill (tracks 8–9)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (track 3)
Billy Gibbons (track 3)
Jerry Leiber (track 2)
mixer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 9)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–9)
recording engineer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 9)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 1, 3–9)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1, 3, 3–9)
Bill Ham (track 3)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1, 3–9)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track 3)
BMG Rights Management GmbH (not for release label use!) (track 3)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 2)
Mike Stoller Music (ASCAP) (track 2)
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7–9)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1, 4–5, 7–9)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 2)
Stage Three Songs (track 3)
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (tracks 4–5, 7–9)
Robin Hood Studios in Tyler, Texas, United States (tracks 4–5, 7–9)
A Warehouse in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1974-04) (track 2)
later parody versions:
Brush (track 9)
Jail Got Rocked (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Bullhouse Rock (track 2)
later translated versions:
Zuchthaus Rock (track 2)
監獄ロック (track 2)
live cover recording of:
Jailhouse Rock (1974-04) (track 2)
live medley including a cover recording of:
Mellow Down Easy (track 3)
live medley including a recording of:
live recording of:
Thunderbird (track 1)
recording of:
Balinese (track 6)
Blue Jean Blues (track 5)
Heard It on the X (track 8)
Mexican Blackbird (track 7)
Tush (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 2)

Digital Media 5: Tejas

composer:
Billy Gibbons (track 10)
engineer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 1–3, 5, 9–10)
Larry Nix (US mastering engineer) (tracks 1–3, 5, 9–10)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–3, 5, 9–10)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–9)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–9)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–9)
publisher:
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1–10)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1–3, 5, 9–10)
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (tracks 1–3, 5, 9–10)
recording of:
Avalon Hideaway (track 8)
El Diablo (track 3)
It’s Only Love (track 1)
Snappy Kakkie (track 4)
Ten Dollar Man (track 6)

Digital Media 6: Degüello

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 3, 9)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 3, 9)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 3, 9)
percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 3, 9)
additional composer:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 6)
additional lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 6)
composer:
Elmore James (track 6)
engineer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 1–5, 9)
lyricist:
Elmore James (track 6)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–5, 9)
vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 3, 9)
Dusty Hill (tracks 3, 9)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 2–5, 7–10)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 2–5, 7–10)
Isaac Hayes (track 1)
Dusty Hill (tracks 2–5, 7–10)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 1)
publisher:
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 1)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 1)
Music of Stage Three (tracks 3, 9)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 2–5, 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
Walden Music, Inc. (track 1)
recorded at:
sampled by:
Cheap Sunglasses by Apathy (track 9)
cover recording of:
Dust My Broom (track 6)
I Thank You (track 1)
later versions:
Dust My Blues (track 6)
I Believe (track 6)
recording of:
Cheap Sunglasses (track 9)
Esther Be the One (track 10)
Hi Fi Mama (track 8)
Manic Mechanic (track 5)
version of:

Digital Media 7: El Loco

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1, 7)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 1, 7)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1, 7)
percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 1, 7)
engineer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 9)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 9)
vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1, 7)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1, 7)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–10)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–10)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–10)
publisher:
Hamstein Music Company (tracks 1–2, 2–3, 3–4, 4–5, 5–8, 8–9, 9–10, 10)
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1–10)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 9)
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 9)
recording of:
Don’t Tease Me (track 5)
It’s So Hard (track 6)
Leila (track 4)
Party on the Patio (track 10)
Pearl Necklace (track 7)
Ten Foot Pole (track 3)
Tube Snake Boogie (track 1)

Digital Media 8: Eliminator

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–3)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–3)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–3)
percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–3)
engineer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 1–3, 5, 8–10)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–3, 5, 8–10)
vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–3)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–3)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–11)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–11)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–11)
phonographic copyright by:
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 1)
publisher:
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1–10)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8–10)
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (tracks 1–3, 5, 8–10)
mash-ups:
later parody versions:
Kivinen on rakkaus (track 1)
Smart Blest Man (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Ryhtivaliohumppa (track 3)
later translated versions:
Neiche Schoin (track 3)
recording of:
Bad Girl (track 11)
Dirty Dog (track 9)
I Got the Six (track 5)
I Need You Tonight (track 4)
Legs (track 6)
Sharp Dressed Man (track 3)
TV Dinners (track 8)
Thug (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 3)

Digital Media 9: Afterburner

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1, 4, 6)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 1, 4, 6)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1, 4, 6)
percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 1, 4, 6)
engineer:
Joe Hardy (engineer) (tracks 1–10)
Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer) (tracks 1–10)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–10)
vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1, 4, 6)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1, 4, 6)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–10)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–10)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–10)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1985) (tracks 1–10)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1985) (tracks 1–10)
publisher:
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1–6, 8)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1–6, 8, 10)
Hamstein Music Company (1985) (tracks 1–10)
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (tracks 1–6, 8, 10)
mash-ups:
Sleeping Bad by Wax Audio (track 1)
remixes:
recording of:
Delirious (track 10)
I Got the Message (track 7)
Planet of Women (track 6)
Rough Boy (track 4)
Sleeping Bag (track 1)
Stages (track 2)
Velcro Fly (track 8)
Woke Up with Wood (track 3)

Digital Media 10: Recycler

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 5, 7, 10)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 5, 7, 10)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 5, 7, 10)
percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 5, 7, 10)
engineer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8, 10)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8, 10)
vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 5, 7, 10)
Dusty Hill (tracks 5, 7, 10)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–10)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–10)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–10)
publisher:
Music of Stage Three (tracks 7–10)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8, 10)
Stage Three Songs (track 10)
mash-ups:
Doubleback Round by G3RSt (track 10)
recording of:
2000 Blues (track 8)
Burger Man (track 9)
Concrete and Steel (track 1)
Doubleback (track 10)
Give It Up (track 7)
Lovething (track 2)
Penthouse Eyes (track 3)
Tell It (track 4)