ZZ Top: A visual history

May 1, 2015 7:32 PM

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That Lil' Ol Band from Texas returns to these parts Saturday. ZZ Top's comeback album "La Futura" is nearly three years old now, but the trio -- which formed in Houston in 1969 -- continues to play hundreds of shows a year. This time through they're touring with British guitar great Jeff Beck, a make-up date for a show postponed last year. You can read here about how ZZTop and other acts were influenced by the blues.

And you can read further about the band's near half-century run built on, guitarist Billy Gibbons has said, "the same three guys, the same three chords." In addition to promo photos old and new, cool and comical, there are live shots from Houston performances and some Double Back tributes to just a ...

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