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New ZZ Top Album Will Be Dedicated To ‘Righteous Memory Of Dusty Hill’

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 24: Dusty Hill of ZZ Top performs on the Pyramid Stage during the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 24, 2016 in Glastonbury, England. Now its 46th year the festival is one largest music festivals in the world and this year features headline acts Muse, Adele and Coldplay. The Festival, which Michael Eavis started in 1970 when several hundred hippies paid just £1, now attracts more than 175,000 people. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Dusty Hill might be gone, but he’s certainly not forgotten.

ZZ Top will pay special tribute to their longtime bassist on the upcoming album RAW, which will be dedicated “In righteous memory of Dusty Hill”.

Hill appears on RAW, which was recorded in 2019 at Gruene Hall in Texas in conjunction with the Netflix documentary That Little Ol’ Band From Texas.

Hill died in July of last year at the age of 72.  Former guitar tech Elwood Francis has taken over bass duties on tour.

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