ZZ Top Chrome, Smoke & BBQ 4CD Box Set Special Edition

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ZZ Top Chrome, Smoke & BBQ 4CD Box Set
Original Release Date: 2003 Number of Discs: 4 Format: Box set , Limited Edition , Original recording remastered Label: Rhino / Wea Shrink wrap removed, box opened,
CD cases were not opened/ music was not played .
Track Listing
DISC 1:
1. You Make Me Shake
2. Joe Blues
3. Crimson Witch
4. Miller's Farm
5. Salt Lick
6. Brown Sugar
7. Goin' Down to Mexico
8. Just Got Back From Baby's
9. Francene
10. Just Got Paid
11. Ko Ko Blue
12. Chevrolet
13. Bar-B-Q
14. Sure Got Cold After the Rain Fell
15. Whiskey 'N Mama
16. La Grange
17. Waitin' For the Bus
18. Jesus Just Left Chicago
19. Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers
20. Master of Sparks
DISC 2:
1. Precious and Grace
2. Sheik
3. Thunderbird
4. Jailhouse Rock
5. Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings
6. Heard It on the X
7. Blue Jean Blues
8. Mexican Blackbird
9. Tush
10. It's Only Love
11. Arrested For Driving While Blind
12. El Diablo
13. Enjoy and Get It On
14. She's a Heartbreaker
15. Asleep in the Desert
16. I Thank You
17. Cheap Sunglasses
18. I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide
19. Fool For Your Stockings, A
20. Deguello Album Radio Spot
21. Manic Mechanic
22. She Loves My Automobile
23. Leila
24. Tube Snake Boogie
DISC 3:
1. I Wanna Drive You Home
2. It's So Hard
3. Pearl Necklace
4. Heaven, Hell or Houston
5. Gimme All Your Lovin
6. Got Me Under Pressure
7. TV Dinners
8. Sharp Dressed Man
9. Legs
10. I Got the Six
11. Dirty Dog
12. If I Could Only Flag Her Down
13. Sleeping Bag
14. Stages
15. Woke up With Wood
16. Rough Boy
17. Can't Stop Rockin'
18. Planet of Women
19. Velcro Fly
20. Delirious
DISC 4:
1. Concrete and Steel
2. Lovething
3. Penthouse Eyes
4. My Head's in Mississippi
5. Give It Up
6. Doubleback
7. 2000 Blues
8. Viva las Vegas
9. Reverberation (Doubt)
10. Gun Love
11. Francene - (Spanish)
12. Cheap Sunglasses - (live)
13. Legs - (dance mix)
14. Viva las Vegas - (12" remix)
15. Give It Up - (800 Mile remix, 2)
16. Velcro Fly - (12" remix)
Details
Distributor: WEA (Distributor)
Recording Type: Studio
Recording Mode: Stereo
SPAR Code: n/a
Album Notes
CHROME, SMOKE & BBQ: THE ZZ TOP BOX includes an 86 page book with pictures and song information
by ZZ Top. Also included is a flip book.
ZZ Top: Billy F. Gibbons (vocals, guitar, fiddle, harmonica, baritone saxophone, keyboards); Frank Beard
(vocals, alto saxophone, drums, percussion); Dusty Hill (vocals, tenor saxophone, keyboards, bass).
Additional personnel includes: Don Summers (bass); Tom Moore (organ); Lanier Greg (bass); Dan Mithcell
(drums).
Producers: Steve Ames, Bill Ham.
Compilation producer: James Austin.
Recorded between 1968 & 1992. Includes liner notes by James Austin, Tom Vickers.
Prior to 2003's Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, ZZ Top's catalog was crying out for a comprehensive retrospective.
Not that the band hadn't been anthologized before: they had two hits collections, with notably different track
listings, and in 1987's Six Pack, they even had a makeshift box set, but all three of these were hampered by
limited focus and haphazard execution. Chrome, Smoke & BBQ addresses both of these concerns by
focusing on the trio's 20 years at Warner -- from 1970's ZZ Top's First Album to 1990's Recycler -- picking
the best 70 or so songs from these ten albums and spreading them over the course of a lavish four-disc,
80-track box set. This is the first logical approach to ZZ Top's career yet, and while it isn't a perfect
collection, it comes tantalizingly close to that ideal. The primary problem is that by the time the fourth disc
rolls around, the collection has lost considerable momentum -- and that's without even touching any material
from the forgettable ...

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