Frank Beard (musician)

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Frank Beard
Beard performing with ZZ Top in 2014
Beard performing with ZZ Top in 2014
Background information
Birth nameFrank Lee Beard
Born (1949-06-11) June 11, 1949 (age 72)
Frankston, Texas, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Songwriter
  • musician
Instruments
  • Drums
  • percussion
Years active1969–present
Labels
Associated acts

Frank Lee Beard (born June 11, 1949) is an American rock musician. He is the drummer in the American rock band ZZ Top.[1]

Before joining ZZ Top, Beard was a member of a fake version of the British band The Zombies. He was also part of The Outlaws with later ZZ Top member Dusty Hill.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dansby, Andrew (February 25, 2004). "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004: ZZ Top: Texas blooze men celebrate thirty years of fuzz". Rolling Stone. Copyright 2011: Jann S. Wenner, editor and publisher. Retrieved June 22, 2011.CS1 maint: location (link)
  2. Hlavaty, Craig (June 3, 2016). "ZZ Top's Dusty Hill and Frank Beard once masqueraded as British rock act the Zombies". Chron.com. Retrieved May 8, 2021.