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Time Machine: ZZ Top – Eliminator

By the time Texas blues rockers ZZ Top released their eighth studio album Eliminator in 1983, the trio was a well-oiled machine. The group had yet to chart a No. 241 more words

You Are What You Eat

It may feel like many of you have been living in the deep freeze this week, so The Nest is gonna serve up a little something to thaw out your extremities.  502 more words

Dusty Vinyl Archive

Dragon Comics 150

Trying to remain upbeat. Let’s call that the theme for 2017. Trying to remain upbeat in the face of overwhelming downturn. Not taking it personally. 254 more words


2016 Best Drives: Sharp Dressed Ride Lexus RC Coupe

Recently I have the opportunity to sample two impressive models from the Lexus RC portfolio. Both the RC 200t with the F sport package and the RC 350 with rear wheels drive. 885 more words

Bob Long

Back from the Dead

Okay, so WordPress tells me that I haven’t updated this blog in 4 years. That’s not strictly true, it was June of 2013 when I decided to take a break from blogging about writing, and basically from writing itself. 257 more words


ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses (Leaping Ahead #359)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #359: 161224

For this release from the 1979 album ‘Deguello’, guitarist Billy Gibbons said that he used a Marshall Major amplifier and a Maestro ring modulator and that the amplifier had a blown tube during recording which added to the tonal character of the song.The Marshall Major is a slightly taller, 200-watt version of the classic Marshall 100-watt head. 7 more words

Leaping Ahead Project 2016

ZZ Top - Rio Grande Mud

ARTIST: ZZ Top                                    

TITLE:  Rio Grande Mud



SINGLES: Francine (#69)

OTHER SONGS YOU MAY KNOW: Just Got Paid… 203 more words

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