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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies at his home in Houston, band says – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2021-07-28 15:22:58 –

Houston, Texas-Best known as ZZ Top bassist, Dusty Hill died Wednesday at the age of 72.

Hill fell asleep at his home in Houston, according to a post posted on the band’s Instagram page.

“We, along with a corps of ZZ Top fans around the world, miss our lasting commitment to provide your solid presence, great qualities, and its monumental bottom to the’top’. We will be connected to that “Blues Shuffle in C” forever. ‘” Read the caption.

A musician named Joseph Michael Hill was born on May 19, 1949 in Dallas and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 as a member of ZZ Top.

He played the cello as a student at Woodrow Wilson High School. He played guitar with his brother Rocky in a band around Dallas before moving to Houston with Frank Beard in the late 1960s.

Together, they joined Billy Gibbons and released their first record as ZZ Top in 1969.

Hill and his ZZ top bandmates have recorded about 20 albums, including four live recordings that produced two top 10 singles, including the 1984 “Legs” and “Sleeping Bags” on the album “Eliminator.” did.

The band’s 1973 song “La Grange” from the “Tres Hombres” album “Chicken Lunch” Brotel Made famous by Marvin Zindler’s report on Houston in Action 13.

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This is a developing story. This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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