Before the beards, cars and fuzzy guitars, Billy Gibbons led the Moving Sidewalks, a loud, bluesy Houston-based quartet that helped draft the blueprint for ZZ Top while building on the late-sixties psychedelic rock movement that was blooming simultaneously in Texas and San Francisco.
Billy Gibbons' guitar collection is almost as legendary as his beard. He can lay claim to classics like "Pearly Gates," his ’59 Les Paul sunburst to the white carpeted “Furry One” he sported in ZZ Top's MTV days.
Three days ago, a Reddit user uploaded a photo of "Zee Zee Top" playing a prom in Texas. The Huffington Post picked up the image (above), and it quickly went viral. According to HuffPo, "The photo matches up with an account of a 1971 appearance at the Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School prom."