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9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

ZZ Top, Jeff Beck make hoax 'Sixteen Tons' performance a reality

Jeff Beck joined ZZ Top during the encore portion of their tour stop Aug. 13 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, during which they played Tennessee Ernie Ford's 1955 hit 'Sixteen Tons.'

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Gospel, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck storm into Tucson

Neither Jeff Beck nor ZZ Top is ready to retire any time soon. Both acts proved that royally, Sunday, August 17, 2014 at AVA Amphitheatre.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Robert Johnson

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CBS Local

Vegas Weekend Happenings

ZZ Top is in town this weekend with Jeff Beck. They perform tomorrow night at The Hard Rock's Joint.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hard-Rock, Deep Purple

RollingStone

Jeff Beck on Going Note-for-Note With ZZ Top and a 'Naughty' Brian Wilson Track

Currently, the guitarist is showing off the real thing on the road, touring the U.S. with ZZ Top through mid-September.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Wilson, NY, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Los Angeles Times

ZZ Top at the Greek: 5 thoughts on the band's show

The tres hombres of ZZ Top stopped Wednesday night at the Greek Theatre, not long into their shared summer tour with English guitar whiz Jeff Beck.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

The Daily Breeze

Guitar legend Jeff Beck rules the night at L.A.a s Greek Theatre

And while Clapton and Page are still around, most would agree that they have become watered-down versions of their former selves.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, ZZ Top

RecordNET

ZZ Top, Beck to match guitar licks

"It's been just magical ever since I heard there was a chance we'd get the show," he said.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds, Sturgis, SD

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Blues Sanctuary will play Battle Day

Active members of the local music scene since the late '60s, the musicians of Blues Sanctuary have watched the music world change before their eyes, and they're still going strong.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Eric Johnson, Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Vermont

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Wave

ZZ Top zooms into town with Jeff Beck

Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top is just off the phone with his friend and fellow guitar legend Jeff Beck, and while ostensibly they were talking about their co-headlining summer tour, Gibbons admits they keep getting sidetracked by their other shared passion.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Los Angeles, CA

Lexington Herald-Leader

Critic's pick: Eric Johnson, 'Europe Live'

Eric Johnson has long been something of a musical amalgamation. Within his guitar playing, you hear the deft picking that a Nashville classicist like Chet Atkins might give a nod to, the kind of thunderous drive that brings to mind the fusion-friendly records of Jeff Beck and suggestions of blues spirits like Stevie Ray Vaughan that emanate from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chet Atkins, Country, Pop/Rock, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Blues

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck Trade Licks, Cover Jimi Hendrix Twice on Opening Night

The pairing for one of this summer's most anticipated tours may seem strange at first: the otherworldly, progressive playing of British guitar icon Jeff Beck and the hot sauce-infused, raunchy Texas boogie of ZZ Top .

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Northwest Music Scene

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck Deliver the Goods at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

At just 23 years old Tyler Bryant is starting to make a name for himself but he's in no hurry.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Honey Grove, TX

WJZW-FM Washington

Billy Gibbons Says He Recently Recorded with Dance Artist David Guetta; ZZ Top Planning New Album

ZZ Top just kicked off a late-summer joint tour with Jeff Beck in Montana on Friday, which will be followed by a bunch of fall headlining dates, but some interesting new musical projects also are on the horizon for the Texas trio.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Dance, David Guetta, House

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Guitar Player

Peter Frampton Pitches Annoying Fan's Cell Phone to Rafters

Guitarists from Jeff Beck to Prince have been known to disallow smartphone video recording at their shows for various reasons.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Pop/Rock, Carmel, IN

WKXW-FM Trenton

Yearly underage gambling campaign starts

New Jersey Lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger and NJ Council on Compulsive Gambling Executive Director Donald Weinbaum The campaign is called "Not 18 Yet? No Bet."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Effingham Herald

Southern Rock pioneer Hall to play Mars

An artist with a long and varied background as a performer, Hall has shared the studio and stages around the world with The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jeff Beck Group, Grand Funk Railroad and a host of others.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Allman Brothers Band, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Contra Costa Times

Today's Music Picks: Jeff Beck, ZZ Top visit Mountain Winery

Jeff Beck is a living legend. He's an all-time great guitarist and a two-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, having first been enshrined as a member of the Yardbirds in 1992 and then as a solo artist as 2009.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds, Oakland, CA

RecordNET

Coming up -- Published Aug. 7, 2014

For serious rock aficionados, this is quite a combination: a rare Rock and Roll Hall of Fame "duet."

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Houston, TX, Theater, Arts

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Guitar World

Jeff Beck and ZZ Top Set to Launch North American Tour August 8

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck will kick off their summer tour August 8 - and you can check out all the dates below.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ultimate-guitar.com

Humble Pie: As Safe As Yesterday Is [Reviews]

Released: August 1969 Genre: Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Hard Rock Label: Immediate Number Of Tracks: 10 The group's debut studio album reflects the sounds of the post '60s psychedelic pop scene, sending down rock mixed with R&B, that parallels the work of contemporary acts, such as Led Zeppelin, Cream and Jeff Beck.

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Related Topix: Humble Pie, Pop/Rock, Steve Marriott, Folk, Peter Frampton

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