Tag: ZZ Top

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: March 20, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 6, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 103 (of 103)

The final installment of Bottom Feeders is here with Weird Al, Trisha Yearwood and of course a little ZZ Top to end it. ...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Stripped Down: A Conversation With Eric Martin Of Mr. Big

Eric Martin stops by the Popdose Lounge to talk about his acoustic tour, possible new music from Mr. Big & his memories of working with...

Film, Music, Popdose Lists

Short Attention Span Oscars: 11 Mini Movie Music Video Classics

I haven’t seen ANY of this year’s slew of “Best Picture” nominees. Besides the high price of tickets and parking, I...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jimi Jamison of Survivor

In more than four decades in the music business, Jimi Jamison has worn quite a few different hats. While perhaps best known for his work...

Popblerd!

Popblerd’s New Release Report 9/11/12: Chillin’ Like Bob Dylan

This week's list of new releases is wide and varied, encompassing acts as diverse as the XX, Dave Matthews Band, DMX, and the Bard himself,...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Final.

Three years and a couple thousand songs later, Bottom Feeders comes to an end with the letter Z from Billboard Rock Charts. ...

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Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Christopher Cross

He's gone sailing, ridden like the wind, and been caught between the moon and New York City. Now, Christopher Cross is back with a new...

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Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Have You Had a Skin Orgasm Lately?

Music-derived chills, or "skin orgasms," are experienced by certain personality types, especially during the holidays. Robert Cass goes up...

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Music, Uncovered

Uncovered: ZZ Top, “Afterburner”

Artist Barry E. Jackson discusses his work for the cover of ZZ Top's multiplatinum 1985 release....

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 103

After two years and more than 100 posts, Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders reaches its conclusion. Parting is such a son of a bitch -- but Dave's...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Foreigner in Atlanta, November ’79

Some times you have to give in to nostalgia, which is why I found myself at a St. Louis area casino a few weeks ago to see Foreigner. A...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: ZZ Top, “Rough Boy”

What happens when three hairy Texans get sensitive? "Rough Boy." It may not have lived up to its title in any way, but Rob Smith has a soft...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/9/09

No major theme this week, folks. Next week, on the other hand, will have a theme very close to me, so don’t forget to stop by for...

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Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: Getting Sleazy With ZZ

This week in Caught on Tape, Steven Rosen looks back on a fateful week in 1979, a meeting of two guitar legends, and the start of a...