Billy Gibbons Legendary Guitarist and Singer of ZZ Top at GBK for the American Music Awards
Billy takes a moment to talk to us about his causes and how we all need to help by finding a cause that resonates with you.
Recently I got the chance to cover the GBK Gifting Suite for the American Music Awards at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. Billy Gibbons took a minute of his time while supporting the vendors and causes, to tell us what he thought about helping out.
ZZ Top has always been one of my favorite bands as I love their unique Texas Radio sound and as a guitarist myself, I always was in awe of how a three piece always sounded so good. As a lead guitarist it is always hard to not have the bottom fall out of the tune without a rhythm guitarist.
From their long beards, great guitars, cool sound and cool moves, ZZ Top is a class act. Thanks Billy- JW
William Frederick “Billy” Gibbons (born December 16, 1949) is an American musician, actor and car customizer, best known as the guitarist of the Texas blues-rock band ZZ Top. He is also the lead singer and composer for many of the band’s songs. Gibbons is known for playing his Gretsch Billy Bo guitar and his famous 1959 Gibson Les Paul guitar known as Pearly Gates. Gibbons has a Bass vocal range, spanning E♭1 to E♭5, one of the widest ranges in Rock. He is noted for using an old five pesos Mexican coin as a guitar pick and uses many pinch harmonics in his solos.
ZZ Top is Frank Beard, Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill
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