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New song and video from Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top

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ZZ Top singer and guitarist Billy Gibbons recently released his first solo album, Perfectamundo. Backed by a group of musicians he calls The BFG’s (Billy Frederick Gibbons), he explores Afro-Cuban music, which he embraced at a young age, having been taught Latin percussion by the late Tito Puente, who was a friend of his father's.

The album got its start in 2014, when Gibbons was invited to perform at the Havana Jazz Festival. He was unable to make it to Cuba, but started to think about recording some Latin-influenced songs. The collection includes originals as well as rearranged versions of such blues classics as Slim Harpo’s "Got Love If You Want It” and Lightnin’ Hopkins' “Baby, Please Don’t Go.”

Track Listing

1. Got Love If You Want It
2. Treat Her Right
3. You're What's Happenin', Baby
4. Sal Y Pimiento
5. Pickin' Up Chicks On Dowling Street
6. Hombre Sin Nombre
7. Quiero Mas Dinero
8. Baby Please Don't Go
9. Piedras Negras
10. Perfectamundo
11. Q-Vo

I'll spin the entire disc this Sunday (12/6) on the 7th Day.

Screenshot via Concord Music Group, youtube.com [Fair Use]

Check it out: Billy Gibbons: Treat Her Right (Official Music Video)

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Check it out: 10 Things You Might Not Know About ZZ Top

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