WCSX Classic Cuts
ZZ Top: “Tush”
The Hook: Straight from their soundcheck to you.
Writers: Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard
Stats: Peaked at number-20 the Billboard Hot 100.
The Background: Bassist Dusty Hill, who sings “Tush, explains how it stands out from the rest of the songs ZZ Top has written.
ZZ Top singer-bassist Dusty Hill on how they came up with “Tush” and how it differs from the rest of the songs they’ve written. OC:…that way. :14
“Some songs write themselves – like ‘Tush’ we wrote at a sound check in 10 minutes and just changed about three or four words in it and that was it. Unfortunately, that was the only one that’s ever happened exactly that way.”