Billy Gibbons

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Billy Gibbons

Billy Gibbons performing live in July 2010
Background information
Birth name William Frederick Gibbons[1]
Also known as Billy Gibbons, Billy F. Gibbons, The Reverend Willy G., BFG
Born December 16, 1949 (1949-12-16) (age 65)
Houston, Texas, United States
Genres Hard rock, blues rock, rock, blues
Occupations Musician, songwriter, actor
Instruments Guitar, vocals, harmonica, bass
Years active 1967–present
Associated acts ZZ Top, Moving Sidewalks, Brooks & Dunn, Roky Erickson, Nickelback, Queens of the Stone Age, DJ Screw, Screwed-up Click
Website The Official Website of Billy F Gibbons
Notable instruments
Pearly Gates (1959 Gibson Les Paul maple sunburst)
Gretsch Jupiter Thunderbird
Gibson Les Paul
Gibson Explorer

William Frederick "Billy" Gibbons (born December 16, 1949) is an American musician, actor, and car customizer. He is known for inventing the Gibson Les Paul (along with Les Paul) and for being in the rock band ZZ Top.

Gibbons was born on December 16, 1949 in Houston, Texas. He has been married to Gilligan Stillwater since 2005.

Discography[change | change source]

ZZ Top[change | change source]

Studio albums
  1. ZZ Top's First Album (January 16, 1971)
  2. Rio Grande Mud (April 4, 1972)
  3. Tres Hombres (July 26, 1973)
  4. Fandango! (April 18, 1975)
  5. Tejas (November 29, 1976)
  6. Deguello (November 8, 1979)
  7. El Loco (July 20, 1981)
  8. Elimnator (March 23, 1983)
  9. Afterburner (October 28, 1985)
  10. Recycler (October 16, 1990)
  11. Antenna (January 18, 1994)
  12. Rhythmeen (September 17, 1996)
  13. XXX (September 28, 1999)
  14. Mescalero (September 9, 2003)
  15. La Futura (September 11, 2012)
  16. TBA (2015)

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