Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

David Sinclair: Tres Hombres - The Story Of ZZ Top

Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 1986

YOUR HUMBLE reviewer is quoted in Tres Hombres as stating that ZZ Top are "the only hip boogie band in the entire universe", and it's a statement I'd stand by. The nice thing about Times critic David Sinclair's thorough and entertaining bio job is that it shows ZZ Top always have been hip — at least always witty and offbeat.

Total word count of piece: 232