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Billy Gibbons


Billy Gibbons: Havana Meets Houston

October 27, 2015
ZZ Top’s guitar wizard honors his childhood roots on Perfectamundo—his first solo record ever—with a mix of Afro-Cuban beats, rumbling Hammond B-3, and plenty of gritty, greasy, growling guitar.
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Gibson Unveils the Billy Gibbons Ultimate SG

October 20, 2015
The instrument is part of an exclusive arrangement with Neiman Marcus.
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Musikmesse '14 - Gibson Custom Shop Billy F. Gibbons Goldtop & Collector's Choice '60 Les Paul Demos

April 18, 2014
See and hear two new LP creations—one based on a vintage holy grail and a new signature model for the ZZ Top 6-stringer.
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Gibson Introduces the Billy F. Gibbons Goldtop

February 20, 2014
The Goldtop sports a neck profile measured precisely from the Rev’s own Les Paul.
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ZZ Top Gear Gallery

November 19, 2013
Guitarist Billy Gibbons’ and bassist Dusty Hill’s toys can be summed up by three Bs: bold, Bolin-made, and because they said so.
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108 Rock Star Guitars

October 25, 2013
Photographer Lisa S. Johnson captures the story behind rock’s most iconic axes owned by Page, Beck, Gibbons, and others—with commentary from the guitarists themselves.
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Rig Rundown - Billy F. Gibbons - ZZ Top

June 7, 2011
Rebecca Dirks is On Location with Elwood Francis, guitar tech for Billy F. Gibbons to check out Billy's live rig. See the Gretsches and Les Pauls, check out the detailed settings on Billy's Marshal JMP-1s, and learn what strings, picks, and slides Reverend Willy G. uses night after night.
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Billy Gibbons: The Slow Blues Style of ZZ Top's Head Honcho

August 19, 2009
Learning the Lightnin'' Hopkins influenced side of ZZ Top''s Billy Gibbons
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