ZZ Top will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a world tour this year, including extensive legs in Europe and the United States.

14 June – Grolloo, NL @ Holland International Blues Festival
25 June – Brussels, BE @ Forest National

The band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas, and following a few initial lineup tweaks, the classic trio of Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard have all been going strong in the band for 50 years. Along the way, ZZ Top have released such classic hits as “La Grange”, “Gimme All Your Lovin’”, and “Legs”, among others, and they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.

With the upcoming 50th Anniversary tour ready to help ZZ Top celebrate their years in Rock, it only makes sense to help them celebrate with a career-spanning collection that effectively covers all the appropriate ground.

ZZ Top - Goin 50

On June 14, the 3CD editions of Goin’ 50 will round up 50 tracks, some of them live. Two bonus tracks (“Salt Lick”, “Miller’s Farm”) have been included that are immediate delights due to the fact they were originally recorded in 1969 as an A/B side single. Most songs are pulled from all fifteen ZZ Top studio issues ranging from 1969’s ZZ Top’s First Album through 2012’s La Futura. Most tracks are remastered. There’s something for every level of ZZ Top fan.

Goin’ 50 will be released on CD, 3CD, 5LP vinyl set (June 16), and digital streamings.

Goin’ 50 – ZZ Top

01 La Grange
02 Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
03 Tush
04 Salt Lick
05 Miller’s Farm
06 (Somebody Else Been) Shaking Your Tree
07 Francine
08 Heard It on the X
09 It’s Only Love
10 Arrested for Driving While Blind
11 Enjoy and Get It On
12 I Thank You
13 Cheap Sunglasses
14 I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide
15 Leila
16 Tube Snake Boogie
17 Pearl Necklace

01 Gimme All Your Lovin’
02 Got Me Under Pressure
03 Sharp Dressed Man
04 TV Dinners
05 Legs
06 Sleeping Bag
07 Can’t Stop Rockin’
08 Stages
09 Rough Boy
10 Delirious
11 Woke up with Wood
12 Velcro Fly
13 Doubleback
14 Concrete and Steel
15 My Head’s in Mississippi
16 Give It Up
17 Decision or Collision

01 Viva Las Vegas
02 Gun Love
03 Pincushion
04 Breakaway
05 Girl In A T-Shirt
06 Fuzzbox Voodoo
07 She’s Just Killing Me
08 What’s Up With That
09 Bang Bang
10 Rhythmeen
11 Fearless Boogie
12 36-22-36
13 Piece
14 I Gotsta Get Paid
15 Waitin For The Bus (Live from Nashville)
16 Jesus Just Left Chicago (Live from Nashville)

Also On May 31, Rhino Records will reissue fan favorites, Tejas (1976), and El Loco (1981), both on vinyl LP to celebrate 50th anniversary.


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