Live from Texas is a live DVD/Blu-ray by ZZ Top. It was recorded on November 1, 2007, at the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie, Texas, and released on June 24, 2008, by Eagle Rock Records. It was also released on audio CD in Europe on October 28, 2008, and in the US on November 4, 2008. A vinyl version is also available in Europe.
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November 1, 2007
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Due to time constraints compared to the DVD, the CD dropped "Heard It on the X" and "Pincushion"
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^shipments figures based on certification alone
38 Special Live From Texas is a live album by the southern rock band 38 Special, recorded in 2009 and released in 2011.38 Special discography
38 Special discography consists of 12 studio albums, four compilation albums, and four live albums. Additionally, they have released 25 singles.Blue October
Blue October is an American alternative rock band originally from Houston, Texas. The band was formed in 1995 and currently consists of Justin Furstenfeld (lead vocals, guitar), Jeremy Furstenfeld (drums, percussion), Ryan Delahoussaye (violin/viola, mandolin, piano, backing vocals), Matt Noveskey (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Will Knaak (lead guitar). The band has had eleven top 40 singles over their past seven studio albums and is best known for their platinum singles "Hate Me" and "Into the Ocean" from their 2006 platinum album Foiled.Blue October discography
The discography of Blue October, an American rock band, consists of nine studio albums, five live albums, two video albums, two extended plays, twenty-five singles and nineteen music videos.Brokenheartsville
"Brokenheartsville" is a song written by Donny Kees, Blake Mevis, Randy Boudreaux and Clint Daniels and recorded by American country music singer Joe Nichols. It was released in November 2002 as the second single from his 2002 album Man with a Memory. The song became Nichols' first number one hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart and earned him his second consecutive Grammy nomination for Best Male Country Vocal Performance. The song also was later covered by Johnny Rodriguez on his 2011 album Live from Texas.Dirt Room
"Dirt Room" was the first single from alternative rock band Blue October's fifth studio album, Approaching Normal. The song was released to digital outlet stores on December 23, 2008 and to radio on January 13, 2009. An acoustic version of the song was included on the band's album Ugly Side: An Acoustic Evening With Blue October, and a live electric version appears on the live album/concert film Things We Do At Night - Live From Texas.Drivetrain (album)
Drivetrain is the twelfth studio album by the southern rock band 38 Special, released in 2004.
Eight of the album's 12 songs were co-written by long-time collaborator Jim Peterik.Ghoultown
Ghoultown is a gothabilly band from Texas, specializing in a mixture of classic Americana and gothic music and dark, horrifying lyrics.
Razorcake Magazine which summed up the music and attitude behind the band as "The true tequila-guzzlin' sounds of Texxxas!". Their unique heavy western sound has brought attention from both fans and press alike. Since their debut in 1999, Ghoultown has released four CDs, as well as several compilations, movies, short films, a comic book and a video game.Greatest Hits (ZZ Top DVD)
Greatest Hits is a music video compilation by ZZ Top. It was released in 1992 by Warner Bros. Records.Hate Me (Blue October song)
"Hate Me" is a song by American alternative rock group Blue October. The song peaked at number two on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart and number 29 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. In 2007, the video for the song was nominated for a MuchMusic Video Award for best international video. The video is featured in the 2007 karaoke video game for PlayStation 2, Singstar Pop. The song won an ASCAP award in 2007. On July 13, 2012, the song was certified platinum for sales of one million in the United States.
The song was initially released on the 2006 album Foiled, and several versions have been released since. A studio acoustic version was released to fans who pre-ordered Foiled. A live acoustic version was also released on the EP Foiled Again. A live acoustic version, which was recorded on the band's radio promotional tour prior to Foiled's release, was released on 97X Green Room 2, a 2006 radio station compilation album. Another live acoustic version was released on the live acoustic album Ugly Side: An Acoustic Evening with Blue October in 2010. Other live versions of the song appear on the iTunes exclusive EP Live at Lollapalooza 2006, as well as the live album Teach Your Baby Well Live, and the live album/concert film Things We Do At Night - Live From Texas. A solo acoustic version was released on lead singer Justin Furstenfeld's 2014 album Songs from an Open Book.Hollywood Blues Tour
The Hollywood Blues Tour was a concert tour through the United States and Canada, undertaken by American rock band ZZ Top. Named after a warm-up show at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California, the tour was their second of which to be staged without a supporting album. As a result, they did not perform any newer material. Although this was a criticism for the tour, it was generally well-received—a critic from The Florida Times-Union regarded the band as "one of rock's most reliable acts; you just know they're going to put on a good show". In contrast to ZZ Top's elaborately-staged productions from previous tours, the Hollywood Blues Tour utilized an austere stage setup. To embrace the group's renowned concept of visual imagery, the stage featured an LED drape for a backdrop video screen that showed visual effects, video clips and flashing text phrases, along with amplifiers stacks and a Van de Graaff generator.
Consisting of four legs and 97 shows, the tour began in Biloxi, Mississippi on March 6, 2007 and ended in Aspen, Colorado on December 31, 2007. After the first leg, the tour was expanded for a summer tour with the Stray Cats and The Pretenders, which was branded as "Summer Scorcher". With a total gross of $17.8 million, Hollywood Blues sold over 380,000 tickets at its conclusion. The band's 2008 live album and DVD Live from Texas was filmed and recorded during a show in Grand Prairie, Texas. A portion of the tour is shown in the Eagle Rock 2009 concert film Double Down Live.Into the Ocean
"Into the Ocean" is the second single from Blue October's fifth album, Foiled. The song peaked at #53 on the Billboard Hot 100, while the music video for the song, directed by Zach Merck, reached number one on the VH1 V-Spot countdown. On May 4, 2012 the single was certified platinum for sales of one million in the United States. It was featured on the TV series The Sopranos and Moonlight.
The song was initially released on the 2006 album Foiled, and subsequent versions of the song have been released on the EP Foiled Again, the acoustic album Ugly Side: An Acoustic Evening with Blue October, the live album Teach Your Baby Well Live, the live album/concert film Things We Do At Night - Live From Texas, and the live solo album Open Book Winter Album. A cover version was released on the Hurricane Bells 2010 EP Down Comes The Rain.Johnny Rodriguez
Juan Raul Davis "Johnny" Rodriguez (born December 10, 1951) is an American country music singer. He is a Latin American country music singer, infusing his music with Latin sounds, and even singing verses of songs in Spanish.
In the 1970s and 1980s, he was one of country music's most successful male artists, recording a string of hit songs, such as "You Always Come Back to Hurting Me," "Desperado," "Down on the Rio Grande" and "Foolin'." He has recorded six No. 1 country hits in his career.Rancho Texicano
Rancho Texicano: The Very Best of ZZ Top is a greatest hits album by the blues rock band ZZ Top. It was released in 2004 on Rhino. The title is a portmanteau of "texan" and "mexicano", meaning "Tex-mex Ranch". The compilation is essentially a pared-down version of the box set Chrome, Smoke & BBQ, released the previous year. All songs are original mixes that have been digitally remastered.Things We Do at Night (Live from Texas)
Things We Do At Night (Live From Texas) is a live album and concert film by Blue October. It is their second concert film, fourth live album, and eleventh album overall. The album was recorded over Thanksgiving weekend, November 28–29, 2014 at the House of Blues in Dallas, Texas. The set features fan favorites and hit songs from the albums Foiled, Approaching Normal, Any Man in America, and Sway, which were released after the band's previous concert film Argue with a Tree... The album, which was put out on Blue October's label Up/Down Records and distributed by Megaforce Records was released to online digital retail outlets as well as on CD, DVD and Blu-ray formats on November 20, 2015. The album takes its name from the song "Things We Do At Night" from the Sway album, which the band played to close their concerts on each night of the Sway tour.
The album debuted at #175 on the Billboard 200, #12 on the Alternative Albums chart, #20 on the Rock Albums Chart, and #9 on the Independent Albums Chart.You Can't Resist It
"You Can't Resist It" is a song recorded written and originally recorded by Lyle Lovett on his 1986 self-titled debut album. It was included on the soundtrack to the 1991 film Switch, from which it was released as a single. At the 1992 Grammy Awards, it was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media.
A live version from the album Live from Texas was released as a single in 1999, becoming a top 10 hit on the Adult Alternative Songs chart.ZZ Top
ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of vocalist/guitarist Billy Gibbons (the band's leader, main lyricist and musical arranger), bassist/vocalist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank Beard. "As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers", according to critic Michael "Cub" Koda. "Gibbons is one of America's finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom [...] while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support."The band released its first album, ZZ Top's First Album, in 1971. Beginning with blues-inspired rock, the trio later incorporated new wave, punk rock and dance-rock by using synthesizers. Their songs have a reputation for containing humorous lyrics laced with double entendres and innuendos.
The band's top-selling album is their 1983 release Eliminator, which sold more than 10 million copies in the United States. Total record sales of 25 million place ZZ Top among the top-100-selling artists in the United States, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. That includes eleven gold, seven platinum and three multi-platinum albums as of 2016, according to the RIAA. By 2014, ZZ Top had sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.ZZ Top discography
The following is a comprehensive discography of ZZ Top, an American blues rock band. They have released 15 studio albums, four live albums, seven compilation albums and 44 singles.
ZZ Top has sold over 25 million albums in the US with additional sales internationally. ZZ Top has also promoted sales with several international tours including the Grugahalle in Essen, Germany where Double Down Live was recorded and subsequently released as a live compilation.