ZZ Top Tribute Album Will Feature Steven Tyler

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Musicians both young and old will be paying tribute to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]ZZ Top[/lastfm] by contributing covers to a tribute album. One of the many names attached to the compilation is [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Aerosmith[/lastfm] frontman [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Steven Tyler[/lastfm], who teams up with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mick Fleetwood[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jonny Lang[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John McVie[/lastfm] to cover “Sharp Dressed Man.”

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The album, called ZZ Top: A Tribute From Friends, opens with Tyler and his team, known as [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The M.O.B.[/lastfm], and includes an eclectic group of musicians from hip hop philanthropist [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Wyclef Jean[/lastfm] to new prog-rockers [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Coheed & Cambria[/lastfm]. The album covers all of ZZ Tops hits, like “Tush,” “Legs,” and of course “Sharp Dressed Man,” which will be covered by The M.O.B.

UltimateClassicRock.com reports Mick Fleetwood and the rest of the crew are very excited to be included in this collection of ZZ Top hits. “We’re delighted to honor ZZ Top this way. Their legacy, like that of the original Fleetwood Mac, is steeped in the blues we all love so much. I know that Steven and Johnny feel as strongly about their legacy as John and I do.”

ZZ Top: A Tribute From Friends Track Listing:

  • The M.O.B. (Mick Fleetwood, Steven Tyler, Jonny Lang & John McVie) “Sharp Dressed Man”
  • [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Filter[/lastfm] “Gimme All Your Lovin”
  • [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Grace Potter & The Nocturnals[/lastfm] “Tush”
  • [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nickelback[/lastfm] “Legs”
  • [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Wolfmother[/lastfm] “Cheap Sunglasses”
  • [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Duff McKagan’s Loaded[/lastfm] “Got Me Under Pressure”
  • Coheed & Cambria “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers”
  • [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mastodon[/lastfm] “Just Got Paid”
  • Wyclef Jean “Rough Boy”
  • [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Daughtry[/lastfm] “Waitin’ for the Bus / Jesus Just Left Chicago”
  • [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jamey Johnson[/lastfm] “La Grange”

ZZ Top “Sharp Dressed Man”


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