Billy Gibbons & Listeners’ Picks of 2005

This week on Sound Opinions, Jim and Greg sit down with the surprisingly complex lead singer of ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons. Plus Jim and Greg discuss YOUR favorite albums of the year.

Billy Gibbons
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Billy Gibbons

Jim and Greg sit down with the surprisingly complex lead singer of ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons.

Greg

Greg Kot’s Desert Island Jukebox selection for this week is A Woman Needs to be Loved by Tyrone Davis. Greg notes that three great soul singers died in 2005; Eugene Record, Luther Vandross, and Tyrone Davis, with Tyrone being the most overlooked and versatile of the three. Greg points out that you can hear the resentment and pain in Tyrone’s voice, over the knowledge that he was wrong. This pain makes this track the standout in his discography.

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