In 1979, Billy F Gibbons (ZZ Top) had Gibson build this Lone Star Slim Special, with a bound-mahogany body, neck, and headstock, as well as Brazilian-rosewood fingerboard and active circuitry. Billy called it, "A Wild West electric.”
Favorite Album Covers - 1980s
The colors continued to get brighter; but the covers weren't as crazy and cool as the 70s. It probably has to do with the selection of great albums and their covers. The decade was laced with one-hit wonders and synthesizers; but not to worry, the
Billy Gibbons - IMDb
Billy Gibbons, Soundtrack: Armageddon. Billy Gibbons was born on December 16, 1949 in Houston, Texas, USA as William Frederick Gibbons. He has been married to Gilligan Stillwater since December 2005.
Billy Gibbons - Born in Houston, Texas. American musician, actor & car customizer, best known as the guitarist of the Texas blues-rock band ZZ Top. He is also the lead singer & composer for many of the band's songs. Gibbons is known for playing his Gretsch Billy Bo guitar and his famous 1959 Gibson Les Paul guitar known as Pearly Gates. Gibbons has a bass vocal range, spanning E♭1 to E♭5, one of the widest ranges in rock. He is noted for using an old five peso Mexican coin as a guitar…