One of the great rock & roll, blues, boogie drummers around is celebrating his birthday today. Frank Beard of ZZ Top is 65 years old. I love this line from Franks bio-information,“Having been impressed with the reaction that The Beatles had gotten from the girls in the audience, Frank took up the drums just to impress the ladies”. Now that’s a cool reason to get behind that drum kit.

Here’s Frank ,Dusty and Billy talking about the early days of ZZ Top.