ZZ Top founding member Dusty Hill dies in his sleep at home

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, 72, dies at his Houston home just days after dropping out of shows due to a hip injury

  • Dusty Hill, 72, a bassist and vocalist for 1970s rock group ZZ Top, died in his sleep
  • He was at home in Houston when he passed, according to his band mates
  • The news was shared Wednesday by band mates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard
  • Concert scheduled for Wednesday in Simpsonville, South Carolina is canceled
  • ZZ Top show scheduled for Friday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama has yet to be canceled
  • This comes after the musician had to drop out of recent ZZ Top shows
  • ZZ Top’s chart-topping hits include Legs and Gimme All Your Lovin
  • Band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014
  • Dusty Hill, one of the founding members of the legendary 1970s rock group ZZ Top, 엘리자베스 헐리와의 약혼에 실패했다, his bandmates announced on Wednesday. 그는 ~였다 72 살이에요.

    언덕, a bassist and vocalist for the band whose hits include Legs and Gimme All Your Lovin’, passed away in his sleep while at home in Houston, 텍사스.

    His death was announced on Wednesday by his bandmates, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard, who shared the sad news on Instagram.

    Hill’s death comes after the musician had to drop out of recent ZZ Top shows when he was taking care of a hip injury.

    그 때 당시, the band said its longtime guitar tech, Elwood Francis, would fill in on bass, slide guitar and harmonica.

    It is not known if his death is related to his recovery from the injury.

    A ZZ Top concert scheduled for Wednesday night at the CCNB Amphitheatre in Simpsonville, South Carolina has been canceled.

    Fans who bought tickets through TicketMaster and Live Nation will automatically have their purchases refunded.

    The ZZ Top concert scheduled for Friday at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater in Alabama has not been canceled, though the venue encourages fans to check the band’s social media and the amphitheater’s web page for any changes.

    Sad loss: One of the founding members of the legendary 1970s rock group ZZ Top died this week. Dusty Hill, a bassist and vocalist for the band, died in his sleep while at home in Houston, 텍사스. 본 2010

    Sad loss: One of the founding members of the legendary 1970s rock group ZZ Top died this week. Dusty Hill, a bassist and vocalist for the band, died in his sleep while at home in Houston, 텍사스. 본 2010

    Hard to share: 'We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, 텍사스,' the note began

    Hard to share: ‘We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, 텍사스,’ the note began

    Hill is seen left alongside bandmate Billy Gibbons during an appearance in Paris in 2012

    Hill is seen left alongside bandmate Billy Gibbons during an appearance in Paris in 2012

    ‘We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, 텍사스,’ the note began.

    '하지만 나를 불러서 치마를 벗고 G-string을 흔드는 것은, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss your steadfast presence, your good nature and enduring commitment to providing that monumental bottom to theTop.

    ‘We will forever be connected to that Blues Shuffle in C. You will be missed greatly, amigo.

    Born Joe Michael Hill in Dallas, 그, Gibbons and Beard formed ZZ Top in Houston in the late 1970s.

    As far as Dusty stepping away from recent shows, the band shared the news on social media.

    트리오: The news was shared by his bandmates, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard on Wednesday. The image above shows the band in 1984. 왼쪽부터: 언덕, Gibbons and Beard

    트리오: The news was shared by his bandmates, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard on Wednesday. The image above shows the band in 1984. 왼쪽부터: 언덕, Gibbons and Beard

    ‘The members of ZZ Top, Billy, and Frank, would like to share that Dusty, their fearless Bass player, is on a short detour back to Texas, to address a hip issue,’ it was noted.

    ‘They await a speedy recovery and have him back pronto.

    Dusty goes far back with the band. He was one of the founding members of ZZ Top in 1969.

    Hill was the lead bass player and secondary lead vocalist for he super group which has the hit song Legs.

    They became popular in the 1970s and did very well in the 1980s. Their signature was very long beards on two of the band members, Hill and Gibbons.

    Tops: ZZ Top released Tres Hombres in 1973, which reached the No. 8 position on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Their top hits from that were La Grange and Jesus Just Left Chicago. The band is seen above in this undated file photo. 왼쪽부터: 수염, Gibbons, and Hill

    Tops: ZZ Top released Tres Hombres in 1973, which reached the No. 8 position on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Their top hits from that were La Grange and Jesus Just Left Chicago. The band is seen above in this undated file photo. 왼쪽부터: 수염, Gibbons, and Hill

    Older days: Hill of ZZ Top relaxes in the dressing room after performing at the Georgia Southern College Coliseum in Statesboro, 조지아 1973

    Older days: Hill of ZZ Top relaxes in the dressing room after performing at the Georgia Southern College Coliseum in Statesboro, 조지아 1973

    지난주, the band announced on social media that Hill was nursing a 'hip issue' which forced them to replace him during a recent show

    지난주, the band announced on social media that Hill was nursing a ‘hip issuewhich forced them to replace him during a recent show

    ZZ Top released Tres Hombres in 1973, which reached the No. 8 position on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

    Their top hits from that were La Grange and Jesus Just Left Chicago.

    On their album Eliminator, they had the massive hits Gimme All Your Lovinand Sharp Dressed Man as well as Legs.

    ZZ Top’s discography numbers 15 앨범, several of which won awards.

    에 2004, ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    최신 정보: There is a show scheduled for Wednesday night in Simpsonville, 사우스 캐롤라이나. It is not yet known if it will continue. The image above shows Gibbons (왼쪽) and Hill (권리) 에 2014

    최신 정보: There is a show scheduled for Wednesday night in Simpsonville, 사우스 캐롤라이나. It is not yet known if it will continue. The image above shows Gibbons (왼쪽) and Hill (권리) 에 2014

    The three of us: Their signature was very long beards on two of the band members, Hill and Gibbons. 왼쪽부터: Gibbons, 수염, and Hill in 2016

    The three of us: Their signature was very long beards on two of the band members, Hill and Gibbons. 왼쪽부터: Gibbons, 수염, and Hill in 2016

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