Classic Rock Corner

ZZ Top's Dusty Hill is 60 Today

You didn't think we'd get out of here without wishing happy birthday to Houston's own Dusty Hill, the ZZ Top bassist who turns 60 today, did you? Hell no! To celebrate - and give any neophytes an idea of just how widely loved the Top really is - here's a pair of covers from about as far apart as you can get on the rock and roll spectrum: Phish doing "Jesus Just Left Chicago" and Ministry's version of "Just Got Paid." Can't wait for the Top/Aerosmith twin bill July 17 at the Woodlands... happy birthday, Dusty!


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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
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