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The best album credited to ZZ Top is Eliminator which is ranked number 1,156 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,603.

ZZ Top is ranked number 460 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 4,008.

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ZZ TOP ELIMINATOR ORIGINAL 1983 WARNER BROS VINYL LP
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ZZ TOP FRIDGE MAGNET: CIRCLE
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ZZ Top Tres Hombres 1973 8 Track Cartridge
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ZZ Top best albums

The following albums by ZZ Top are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1983
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996
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81
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Total albums: 23. Page 1 of 3

This may not be a complete discography for ZZ Top.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

ZZ Top bestography composition

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1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 7 0%
1980s 4 0%
1990s 7 0%
2000s 3 0%
2010s 2 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 19 83%
Yes 4 17%
Live? Albums %
No 21 91%
Yes 2 9%

ZZ Top best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 88 (109 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Tres Hombres)
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Rating: 86 (58 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Fandango!)
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Rating: 86 (102 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Eliminator)
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Rating: 85 (87 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Eliminator)
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Rating: 84 (58 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Tres Hombres)
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Rating: 83 (14 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Rio Grande Mud)
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Rating: 83 (80 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Eliminator)
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Rating: 83 (53 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Tres Hombres)
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Rating: 82 (29 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Degüello)
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Rating: 82 (30 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Degüello)
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Rating: 81 (54 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Tres Hombres)
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Rating: 81 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Degüello)
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Rating: 81 (29 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Afterburner)
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Rating: 80 (58 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Eliminator)
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Rating: 80 (7 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album La Futura)
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Rating: 79 (17 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album El Loco)
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Rating: 79 (9 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Rio Grande Mud)
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Rating: 79 (15 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album El Loco)
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Rating: 79 (7 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Rio Grande Mud)
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Rating: 79 (23 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Afterburner)
N.B. Tracks must have received at least 3 ratings to appear in the above list.

ZZ Top ratings

Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 60 votes)
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01/02/2020 14:23 platus  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,86170/100

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This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 74.9/100, a mean average of 74.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 74.9/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 15.2.

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ZZ Top comments

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90/100
From 09/06/2019 15:39
The older albums are very good , new are only good
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From 04/12/2019 14:34
One of the bands that were majorly effected by the emergence of MTV, much to the detriment of their music. Still their early work puts ZZ Top amongst my favorites.
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From 01/02/2019 04:09
The epitome of Texas blues rock boogie delivered with a very solid attitude... then degenerated into MTV schlock.
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From 03/05/2016 14:58
A great band who didn't stick to their original sound and got away with it.
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From 02/22/2016 19:23
While I'm not any big fan of ZZ Top, I have a ton of respect for any band (3 piece or otherwise) who stays together with the same lineup for essentially their whole career. ZZ Top is a very solid and influential Texas blues band and they don't pretend to be anything else. If this was a US-based website, they would probably be rated a little higher, even though they aren't everybody's cup of tea.
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From 03/27/2014 12:06
best little ol' boogie band from Texas
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From 11/22/2013 01:01
Overall, good. Not great, but worth a listen on occasion.

(but La Grange is AMAZING)
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From 10/08/2012 22:54
I like the bar-boogie ZZ Top over the MTV superstars.
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From 07/17/2012 20:51
Once they got into the MTV era,their albums became over produced. If you buy any of the early CDs, make sure they are the original mix versions. They were
remixed with more echo when they first came out on CD, to try and make them sound like the newer stuff. The result sounds like they are being broadcast on an early 60's, boss jock AM radio station. AWFUL!
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From 12/12/2011 19:02
Got to agreed (mostly) with the previous comments. The early albums are far superior to the later ones but check out Rythmeen which is a return to the early stuff.
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