Greatest ZZ Top Songs


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The Top Ten

Sharp Dressed Man
One of my all rime favorite rock songs. It doesn't matter why kind of music you listen to, you will like this song without a doubt.
Too badass. I personally fell cooler listening to this instead of an actual metal song or something
This song has no equal whether you listen to it in concert or recorded. It is simply great from start to finish. Hold on to your seat when it is played.
[Newest]As tops sharp dress man is real catchy and its really popular

2La Grange
one of the greatest riffs of all time


Its between this and Sharp Dressed Man.


I have heard this song all my life so la grange hell ya thats why
[Newest]When I was about eight my brother swapped a rubber ball or something with another kid for this single (with Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers on the other side). Didn't know what it was about until about thirty years later.

3Gimme All Your Lovin'
This and sharp dressed man are zz tops best, La grange is great but the lyrics are non-existant. I've also noticed in the last 5-10 years LaGrange has built a lot of hype from younger crowds


Just a classic of texan rock
Good song at high voltage foreigner stole the show zz top were ok they did better at wembley arena.
[Newest]One of the best ZZ top songs ever

ZZ Top have so many great video clips - this one is the best of the lot! Love the sequenced riff!
Great beautiful lady song...

Best 2 minute song evar.

The lyrics are awesome too, but the guitar n drums give this song the "great" factor.
Everyone's heard it's everywhere!

6Cheap Sunglasses
Love this song. Always makes me feel cooler when I'm rocking my cheap sunglasses when I'm driving.
Wonderfully crafted solo, great drum work! Amazing groove, great song all around.


7Got Me Under Pressure
Second favorite song, but I wish pearl necklace was on here, would of been my first pick.
Best ZZTop Song Hands Down... Makes me want to jump in a Ferrari and race someone!
One of the best pure rock songs ever. My all time favorite song to work out to. Great sound and momentum. This song kicks ass!

8I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide
This song has an amazing sound to it, I could listen to it all day. I love the riffs and just how cool the guy driving sounds. Great to listen to on the road.
Listening to it I just see myself driving with a fat car full with chicks

9Rough Boy
Original pioneering sound and lyrics, great video. This talented and great band has RANGE!
Breathtaking, the most simple ballad that ZZ Top created it to the highlights of perfection! This is I gotta listen.
Everything just fit into place, lyrics, sound, melody, playing,... Always takes me somewhere else! Incredible!

10Sleeping Bag
I really like this song even though they put in dance beats but it is well arranged.

The Contenders

11Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers
This should be way up... Ithink this is at least a top 5 song. Just straight forward 70's rock and roll
I 'm 55 and still love this song! Grew up with it!
This should be be top 5 all time to be sure!

12Waitin' for the Bus
Should be top 10!

13I Gotsta Get Paid
Amazing please vote this new song up higher its really amazing
Heard this on the radio for the first time and turned it way up!
Amazing new song vote this one up higher
[Newest]The solo is amazing

14Blue Jean Blues
My favorite, why? Listen in a cold dark room with a girl in your arms and then you gonna understand!
Contains such a tonefull guitar solo. Billy Gibbons really shows his blues ability. A true blues classic. Frank and Dusty compliment him so well. Easily top 10 material. An elegant beutiful song
Such a nice song to lay back and enjoy... Defenitley top 10 material. Just beautiful.

15Pearl Necklace

16Viva Las Vegas

17Tube Snake Boogie

18Just Got Paid
Not just ZZ Top's best song, but one of the best rock songs ever recorded. Pure, unadulterated, bluesy genius.
Best song from them, that's for sure. Riff is one of the best ever. Just look at how it works Joe Bonamassa and everything will be clear.


19Jesus Just Left Chicago
Will always be my favorite... Fantastic song


21Mexican Blackbird

22(Somebody Else Been) Shaking Your Tree

23Brown Sugar
Sucks that they don't play this in concert. Best ever
How is this so low? Should be in the top ten at least

24I Need You Tonight
Please listen to this one before you vote otherwise. Thank me later.
30 right. Top ten
Great driving tune turn it up loud.

25Master of Sparks
Unbelieveable that this song is so far down the list, when it was released it got no radio play cause it sounded like"through the sparks and the flame I knew that the claim of the Master of Sparks was God" and God wasn't allowed on the Rock and roll radio stations very much in 1973
My favorite due to lyrics and beat. Just good Rock and Roll steeped in blues.
Way too far down the list. Great lyrics and scorching hot guitar!

26Old Man
Come on, this deserves to be in top ten. Such a graet and classic ZZ Top


28Sure Got Cold After the Rain Fell

29Hot, Blue and Righteous

30My Head's In Mississippi
This is such a great song! The riff is kicking, similar to La Grange's, but better in my opinion. The lyrics are normal ZZ Top lyrics: Nonsense, but catchy.

31Have You Heard?

32Burger Man
Awesome song with an awesome video. Don't get me wrong the 70's period of the band (Tres Hombres, Fandango, Deguello) was the best. But even the purists cannot deny the awesomeness of their 80's output, which was perfectly encapsulated within this song.

33Goin' Down to Mexico

34Backdoor Love Affair

35Whiskey'n Mama

36Precious and Grace

One of my best songs from the 80s

38I Thank You
48? This one should be top 10 at least

I think this is the best guitar playing ever

40Neighbor, Neighbor


42Move Me On Down the Line

43I Got the Six
This tune is very energy-packed! And although short in duration, it boasts a great beat, awesome vocals and a pretty neat riff!
Pretty good vocals if you ask me. I really love that song, even if it's a bit too short for a typical rock song.

44She's Just Killing Me
Really cool and underrated zz top song

45Velcro Fly

46Just Got Back from Baby's

47Apologies to Pearly

48Down Brownie



51Heard It On the X
Great tune should be top 20 at the very least!

52Over You

53Certified Blues

54Bedroom Thang

55Mushmouth Shoutin'

56Ko Ko Blue

Should be higher on the list for sure! Some of their best guitar licks!

58Woke Up With Wood
this is my fave zz top song



61Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings
Should be higher, great guitar! Classic zz top!

62A Fool for Your Stockings



65(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear

66Threshold of a Breakdown

67Flyin' High

Wow, even this badass gem of a song isn't on this list! Talk about underrated!

69Give It Up
Best song on recycler

70It's Too Easy MaƱana

71Ten Foot Pole
Great song from El Loco!

Good song great guitar, just a little short

73Arrested for Driving While Blind

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This list was created 6 years, 252 days ago and has been voted on over 1,000 times. This top ten list has been remixed 6 times.

Updated Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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