Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Billy Gibbons Reflect on “Furry Guitars” ~ HBD Frank Beard!

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Billy Gibbons Reflect on “Furry Guitars” ~ HBD Frank Beard!

As we celebrate ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard’s birthday today, Billy Gibbons shares the story of the furry guitars they played in the “Legs” video!

ZZ Top singer-guitarist Billy Gibbons on the furry guitars they played in the “Legs” video.

The furry guitar was definitely an inspiration from Bo Diddley. He had chopped and channeled his own versions of the electric Spanish six-string for years and years, and one made an appearance covered in kind of like a shag carpet. Having made friends with Mr. Bo Diddley, ‘Well,’ he said, ‘go get yourself a sheepskin.’ He said, ‘It’ll probably work for ya.’”

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