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THE MEGA ALBUM FROM ZZ TOP

LAMONT’S MUSIC NOTES-MARCH 23, 2020…ON THIS DATE IN 1979, ZZ TOP GAVE US THE ALBUM ELIMINATOR. ELIMINATOR IS ZZ TOP’S MOST SUCCESSFUL ALBUM, HAVING SOLD MORE THAN 14 MILLION COPIES WORLDWIDE. IT SPAWNED 5 SINGLES ‘SHARP DRESSED MAN’ ‘GIMME ALL YOUR LOVIN’ ‘TV DINNERS’ ‘GOT ME UNDER PRESSURE’ AND ‘LEGS.’ THE ALBUM WAS NAMED AFTER BILLY GIBBONS 1933 FORD HOT ROD, WHICH HE CALLED  “THE ELIMINATOR.” THE CAR WAS FEATURED IN THE BAND’S VIDEOS FOR ‘GIMME ALL YOUR LOVIN’ ‘SHARP DRESSED MAN’ AND ‘LEGS.’ THIS ALBUM WAS ALSO THE FIRST ZZ TOP ALBUM TO USE SYNTHESIZERS. HERE’S ZZ TOP AND THE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR ‘GIMME ALL YOUR LOVIN’