Thursday, March 26, 2009

More Texas Blues Rockers: ZZ TOP

ZZ Top's classic hit "La Grange"
was written about the Chicken Ranch,
the infamous bordello located in La Grange, Texas,
which was also the subject of the musical
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

ZZ Top and Willie Nelson

Previous Pro Ecclesia posts on this subject:
Texas Flood

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At 3/26/2009 8:54 AM, Blogger DP said...

One of my favorite things about the band (apart from the music, natch) is the fact that the *least* hirsute of the members is named Frank Beard.

I studied in Scotland for a semester in 1989, and one of my buddies at the school was from Northern Ireland. Turned out he was an absolute ZZ Top fanatic. Knew the catalog front and back.

At 3/26/2009 10:18 AM, Blogger Ed Lopez said...

Too bad some kids know this "as the song from that Ben Affleck asteroid movie". Billy Bob Thornton was a huge fan.

At 3/26/2009 2:13 PM, Anonymous Tom said...

Jay, I've got one thing to say to you....Ah howw howw howw howwwwww

At 3/27/2009 8:58 PM, Blogger Ed Lopez said...

Been a subscriber of yours Jay for a while. Was wondering why you would highlight a song about a bordello until it dawned on it me. Recent A-Rod news.

At 3/30/2009 11:46 AM, Blogger Jay Anderson said...

If this turns out to be my last post here, I suppose it will be somewhat ironic that it is a post about a song about a bordello.


At 3/30/2009 11:47 AM, Blogger Jay Anderson said...

And during Lent, at that.



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