Viva Las Vegas

~ Recording by ZZ Top

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:50 Greatest Hits ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) 9 26846-2
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:50 Greatest Hits ZZ Top Warner Music Australia (AU subsidiary of Warner Music International since 1988) 7599-26846-2
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:50 Greatest Hits ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) 7599-26846-2
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:48 Greatest Hits ZZ Top WEA International (imprint of WEA International Inc., not likely used since ca. 1990) WPCP-4788
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:50 Greatest Hits ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) W2 26846
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:50 Greatest Hits ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) W2 26846
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:50 Greatest Hits ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) 9362-47510-2
1.15 Viva Las Vegas 4:48 The Very Best of Pop Music 1991-92 Various Artists Egmont Music Club EMC9192010
1.1 Viva Las Vegas 4:47 Viva Las Vegas ZZ Top Euro Sound (Falcon Neue Medien sublabel) 3315
2.1 Viva Las Vegas 4:48 Classic Rock Superstars Various Artists Falcon Neue Medien 03 359, 03 360, 03 361
2.2 Viva Las Vegas 4:47 Fetenhits: The Real 90's Various Artists Polystar (Germany)
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:46 Greatest Hits ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) 7599-26846-2
2.10 Viva Las Vegas 4:48 Voll auf die 12 Various Artists
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:46 Milestones: 32 Great Rock Classics Various Artists Falcon Neue Medien DCD 23012
4.9 Viva Las Vegas 4:46 Chrome, Smoke & BBQ ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) R2 78176
1.12 Viva Las Vegas 4:48 Classic Rock Special Edition: U.S. Rocks Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 559/33
2.14 Viva Las Vegas 4:46 Rancho Texicano: The Very Best of ZZ Top ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) R2 78908
2.14 Viva Las Vegas 4:46 Rancho Texicano: The Very Best of ZZ Top ZZ Top Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) 8122-78908-2
2.17 Viva Las Vegas 4:49 Summer ’69 Various Artists Target Music (imprint of Target Music Distribution GmbH)
1.13 Viva Las Vegas 4:48 Greatest Hits ZZ Top
2.6 Viva Las Vegas 4:47 Best of the 90’s Various Artists Warner Music Central Europe (valid for release label use, but is also a distributor) 5054197‐5458‐2‐5
1.8 Viva Las Vegas 4:48 Greatest Hits ZZ Top
1.19 Viva Las Vegas 4:47 Mastermix Classic Cuts 70: Covers Various Artists
1.1 Viva Las Vegas 4:47 ZZ Top ZZ Top Falcon Neue Medien 3635

Relationships

electric bass guitar: Dusty Hill
drums: Frank Beard
electric guitar: Billy Gibbons
percussion: Frank Beard
engineer: Joe Hardy (engineer)
producer: Bill Ham
vocals: Billy Gibbons
Dusty Hill
recorded at: Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
recording of: Viva Las Vegas (cover)

Viva Las Vegas

composer: Mort Shuman
lyricist: Doc Pomus
publisher: Mort Shuman Songs
Pomus Songs Inc.
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
arrangements: Viva Las Vegas (arrangement by Bruce Springsteen)
later parody versions: Viva Mos Eisley
later translated parody versions: Humppaleka