December 03, 2018

Let's remember the time ZZ Top stole the super bowl halftime show

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Watch how the rock trio ZZ Top stole the Super Bowl halftime show in 1997.

ZZ Top - consisted of vocalist/guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist/vocalist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank Beard - performed during the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXI at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 26, 1997.

In the video posted on YouTube, the crowd is seen going wild, and at the end of their last number, they go even wilder.

The American rock band was formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. They released their first album called ZZ Top's First Album in 1971.

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You can’t contend that this is among the most excellent performances ever. It has an entire diverse vibe to it that makes everyone feel nostalgic.

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It's insane how great this sounds. The unruly versions are excellent, and they without a doubt set the bar for halftime shows.

The band's dynamic and compelling performance just overwhelmed everybody. Their stage presence alone is enough to make the crowd scream.

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“B.B. King laid quite a simplistic statement on me: Learn to play what you want to hear. When you’re trying to learn an instrument, chances are you find yourself at the feet of a teacher who may have an idea of what you should learn. But if you learn to play what you want to hear in your head, you are steps ahead,” said Gibbons.

The American rock band was formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. They released their first album called ZZ Top's First Album in 1971.

Source: YouTube/ryo kanam

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The talented trio started with a blues-inspired rock. They later incorporated new wave, punk rock and dance-rock by using synthesizers.

Their songs have a reputation for containing funny lyrics bound with ironic statements and insinuation.

The band's album Eliminator, which was released in 1983, was their top-selling album, having sold more than 10 million copies in the United States.

ZZ Top had sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. In 2014, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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