Tracklist

CD 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
CD 2: 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
CD 3: 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
CD 4: 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
CD 5: 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

CD 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)

CD 2: 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)

CD 3: 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)

CD 4: 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)

CD 5: 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)

Release Group

includes: Afterburner by ZZ Top
El Loco by ZZ Top
Recycler by ZZ Top
Tejas by ZZ Top
ZZ Top’s First Album by ZZ Top
part of: Original Album Series (Rhino / Warner 5 first albums compilations)