GALLERY: ZZ Top

The great bearded ones were back in San Diego as ZZ Top hit Humphreys Concerts by the Bay on Oct. 4!

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ZZ Top, the legendary blues rockers, donned their "cheap sunglasses" and rocked Humphreys Concerts by the Bay on Oct. 4.
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The frontmen are the bearded duo of bassist Dusty Hill and guitarist Billy Gibbons (pictured).
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Hill and Gibbons share lead vocals.
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Frank Beard plays drums.
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The band formed in 1969 -- more than 45 years ago in Houston, Texas.
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They are one of the few major label recording groups that have maintained the same lineup for more than 40 years.
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In 2004, they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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They've sold more than 50 million records worldwide.
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The guys have graced many stages, including the one where they played the "band at the party" in the film "Back to the Future Part III."
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Their 1983 album “Eliminator” has been the group’s most commercially successful to date, selling over 10 million units in the U.S.
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The name of the band was Gibbons’ idea: the band had an apartment covered with concert posters and he noticed that many performers’ names used initials.
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Gibbons particularly noticed BB King and Z.Z. He then figured that “king is going to the top” which brought him to “ZZ Top.”
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Their latest release is 2012’s “La Futura.”
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Their Oct. 4 setlist included the following songs: "Got Me Under Pressure," "Waitin' For the Bus," "Jesus Just Left Chicago," "Gimme All Your Lovin'," "Pincushion" ...
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"I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide," "I Goststa Get Paid," "Foxy Lady" (Jimi Hendrix Experience cover), "Catfish Blues" (Robert Petway cover), "Sixteen Tons" (Merle Travis cover)...
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"Cheap Sunglasses," "Chartreuse," "Sharp Dressed Man," and "Legs."
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Their first encore consisted of "La Grange/Sloppy Drunk" and "Tush."
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And their second encore finished the show with "Jailhouse Rock" -- the iconic Elvis Presley song.
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