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ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Passed Away at 72

SINGAPORE - SEPTEMBER 25: Billy Gibbons (R) and Dusty Hill of ZZ Top perform on stage on day 2 of the F1 Rocks Singapore concert at Fort Canning Park on September 25, 2009 in Singapore. (Photo by Alphonso Chan/Getty Images)
Such sad news today. It was announced that Dusty Hill died at his home this afternoon, he passed away at the age of 72. All rock fans are mourning today, below is a statement from the band.
“We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX. We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss your steadfast presence, your good nature and enduring commitment to providing that monumental bottom to the ‘Top’. We will forever be connected to that “Blues Shuffle in C.”
You will be missed greatly, amigo.
Frank & Billy

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