Billy Gibbons

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Billy Gibbons
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Background information
Birth nameWilliam Frederick Gibbons[1]
Also known asBilly Gibbons, Billy F. Gibbons, The Reverend Willy G., BFG
Born (1949-12-16) December 16, 1949 (age 69)
Houston, Texas, United States
GenresHard rock, blues rock, rock, blues
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, actor
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals, harmonica, bass
Years active1967–present
Associated actsZZ Top, Moving Sidewalks, Brooks & Dunn, Roky Erickson, Nickelback, Queens of the Stone Age, DJ Screw, Screwed-up Click
WebsiteThe 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. Eliminator (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)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Billy Gibbons – Biography". IMDb. 2010. Retrieved August 24, 2010.

Other websites[change | change source]