Billy Gibbons: The Early Years From Moving Sidewalks to ZZ Top

By Jas Obrecht Republished from our Gibbons Issue Equal parts storyteller, fire-and-brimstone preacher, rollin’-and-tumblin’ bluesman, and rock guitar hero, Billy Gibbons has been entertaining friends and fans for a half-century. Offstage, he carries himself with an almost professorial dignity, parsing his phrases carefully as he pulls on his foot-long beard. He laces his conversation with […]