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Folks Of Interest Billy F. Gibbons - ZZ TOP

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Harrison, Aug 16, 2012.

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  1. rotenjon
    Joined: Oct 26, 2009
    Posts: 111


    Never met Billy, but met and talked to the drummer at a World of Wheels in Dallas with the Eliminator:D
  2. PossumJR.
    Joined: Oct 26, 2009
    Posts: 423

    from Walls,MS

    I know a local Gearhead legend that tweaked on his cars for him for many years. Says hes a great guy a really just loves hot rodding and the people that surround it......(ive also crawled around on the eliminator a bit,not working on it just wanted to see every detail of it)
  3. Paul B
    Joined: Sep 29, 2007
    Posts: 878

    Paul B

    I look at it this way. actors ,rockers it's there job . when their not working let them have some peace. I cant stand all that Popparazzi shit.
  4. hotrod3w
    Joined: Jul 8, 2005
    Posts: 153

    Member Emeritus

    Billy showed up at Bonneville in 2010 and got some pic's by my '32.

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  5. chopped30
    Joined: Mar 1, 2007
    Posts: 135

    from ohio

    I met him at the Nats in Louisville a few years ago. His motor coach was in my hotel parking lot and I was looking at the cars when he and another guy walked out of the coach and Billy spoke to me and we shook hands. He pulled his camera out of his pocket and ask me if I could take a couple of picture of the other guy and him beside a neat old school truck (which I think Billy just bought from the guy) He thanked me and that was it but he was a very nice soft spoken guy...If only would have thought to get a picture with him myself, my friends would believe me.. At least Billy, the other guy and myself knows it happened. Maybe if he reads this I can get that proof I need..I didn't even think to show him my ZZtop keychain with the key to my coupe that was in my pocket..crap
  6. bowtiemyk
    Joined: Feb 3, 2005
    Posts: 176


    I met him at the GNRS a couple of years ago in the NHRA museum. He was very cordial and even let us get a picture with him in front of the eliminator coupe.
  7. 1953girlracer
    Joined: Dec 27, 2010
    Posts: 85

    from Redlands

    I know him and pinstriped four guitars for him. Great guy very quiet. Still exchange Christmas ans birthday wishes every year.

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  8. Donzie
    Joined: Aug 9, 2001
    Posts: 2,779


    A guy I sometimes play music with got to know Billy quite well, so well the good Reverend presided over their wedding. And apparently stayed the night. :) Now there's a pic of Billy you won't see everyday.

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  9. the-rodster
    Joined: Jul 2, 2003
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  10. lawman
    Joined: Sep 19, 2006
    Posts: 2,666


    Some folks say I look like Billy " Behind my ears" !!!!!!!!
  11. hombres ruin
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
    Posts: 3,300

    hombres ruin

    I know that girl. She is a great skier
  12. Here is Billy at a get together at So Cal in Phoenix on a friday night a few years ago.


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  13. 5foot2
    Joined: Apr 28, 2005
    Posts: 284

    from Maine

    My 8 year old son and I saw them play last summer. Great show. Those guys sound perfect.

  14. graverobber63
    Joined: Sep 8, 2004
    Posts: 4,135

    Alliance Vendor

  15. links not working Tony
  16. And I set up the site and everything, wonder why I have the name typo? should work better, sorry for the problem
  17. hahahaha!

    I take back what I said about your writing skills!:)
  18. Chevguy37
    Joined: Oct 9, 2007
    Posts: 172


    YOu can see him at Smokies Stadium Sunday.
  19. Jeem
    Joined: Sep 12, 2002
    Posts: 5,885

    Alliance Vendor

    Damnnn.....WHITE TEETH!
  20. Ranunculous
    Joined: Nov 30, 2007
    Posts: 2,459


    What would a striping job(like the one on the mustard/burnt orange-colored Strat) cost an average joe?

  21. 1953girlracer
    Joined: Dec 27, 2010
    Posts: 85

    from Redlands

    About $100 to $120

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  22. Japan and beer.
  23. DragFrame
    Joined: Dec 16, 2004
    Posts: 148


    I waited in line with him for bathroom at Bobby Waldens shop a few years ago at his afterparty after gnrs back in 09
  24. Floater03
    Joined: Aug 2, 2010
    Posts: 506

    from Byron Ga.

    Dont know him personally, but a friend of mine did co-write "Flying High" on the new CD "La Futura" with him.
  25. Anyone know where I can get a pair of Ray-Bans like this? I dig them.
  26. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 17,666

    from California

    he was telling me "Jesus just left Chicago" when this thread came into my screen.

    I don't think he's really here though.
  27. Trophydash
    Joined: Mar 12, 2010
    Posts: 247

    from Tulsa, OK

  28. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 17,666

    from California

    funny. I click this link 12 hours later and ZZ Top comes on the radio. LaGrange this time
  29. goatboy
    Joined: May 9, 2009
    Posts: 618

    from kansas

    very cool song, i like it
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