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ZZ Top Discography


Albums

Studio albums


Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US UK AUS NZ SWE
1971 ZZ Top’s First Album

  • Released: January 16, 1971
  • Label: London Records
1972 Rio Grande Mud

  • Released: April 4, 1972
  • Label: London Records
104
1973 Tres Hombres

  • Released: July 26, 1973
  • Label: London Records
8
  • US: Gold
  • CAN: Gold
1975 Fandango!

  • Released: April 18, 1975
  • Label: London Records
10
  • US: Gold
  • CAN: Platinum
1977 Tejas

  • Released: February 9, 1977
  • Label: London Records
17 21
  • US: Gold
1979 Degüello

  • Released: August 27, 1979
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
24
  • US: Platinum
1981 El Loco

  • Released: October 1, 1981
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
17 26
  • US: Gold
1983 Eliminator

  • Released: March 23, 1983
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
9 3 4 13
  • US: 10× Multi-Platinum
  • CAN: Diamond
  • UK: 4× Multi-Platinum
1985 Afterburner

  • Released: October 28, 1985
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
4 2 3
  • US: 5× Multi-Platinum
  • UK: Platinum
1990 Recycler

  • Released: March 23, 1990
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
6 8 27 2
  • US: Platinum
  • CAN: Platinum
  • UK: Silver
1994 Antenna

  • Released: January 18, 1994
  • Label: RCA Records
14 3 40 13 1
  • US: Platinum
  • CAN: Gold
1996 Rhythmeen

  • Released: September 17, 1996
  • Label: RCA Records
29 32 6
1999 XXX

  • Released: September 28, 1999
  • Label: RCA Records
100 26
2003 Mescalero

  • Released: April 15, 2003
  • Label: RCA Records
57 22
“—” denotes the album failed to chart or not released

Compilation and specialty albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US US Blues UK AUS SWE NOR
1977 The Best of ZZ Top

  • Released: March 21, 1977
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
182
  • US: 2× Multi-Platinum
1992 Greatest Hits

  • Released: April 14, 1992
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
9 5 2 1 7
  • US: 3× Multi-Platinum
  • CAN: Platinum
  • UK: Gold
1994 One Foot in the Blues

  • Released: November 22, 1994
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
10
2003 Chrome, Smoke & BBQ

  • Released: October 14, 2003
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
2004 Rancho Texicano

  • Released: June 8, 2004
  • Label: Rhino Records
77
2008 Live From Texas

  • Released: October 28, 2008
  • Label: Eagle Rock Records
“—” denotes the album failed to chart or not released

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US US Main US Dance UK IRE
1970 “Salt Lick” Non-album song
“(Somebody Else Been) Shakin’ Your Tree” 50 ZZ Top’s First Album
1972 “Francene” 69 Rio Grande Mud
1973 “La Grange” 41 Tres Hombres
1975 “Tush” 20 Fandango!
1976 “It’s Only Love” 44 Tejas
1977 “Arrested for Driving While Blind” 91
“Enjoy and Get It On” 105
1980 “I Thank You” 34 Degüello
“Cheap Sunglasses” 89
1981 “Leila” 77 El Loco
“Pearl Necklace” 28
“Tube Snake Boogie” 103 4
1983 “Gimme All Your Lovin'” 37 2 10 9 Eliminator
“Got Me Under Pressure” 18
“Sharp Dressed Man” 56 8 22 8
“TV Dinners” 38 67
1984 “Legs” 8 3 13 16 9
1985 “Summer Holiday EP” 51 23 Non-album song
“Sleeping Bag” 8 1 41 27 14 Afterburner
“Stages” 21 1 43 23
1986 “Woke Up with Wood” 18
“Velcro Fly” 35 15 43 54
“Rough Boy” 22 5 23 23
“Delirious” 16
1990 “My Head’s in Mississippi” 1 37 Recycler
“Doubleback” 50 1 29
“Concrete and Steel” 1
1991 “Give It Up” 79 2
“Decision or Collision” 14
1992 “Viva Las Vegas” 16 10 8 ZZ Top’s Greatest Hits
“Gun Love” 8
1994 “Pincushion” 124 1 15 Antenna
“Girl in a T-Shirt” 27
“Fuzzbox Voodoo” 30
“Breakaway” 7 60
1996 “What’s Up with That” 5 58 Rhythmeen
“She’s Just Killing Me” 12
1997 “Rhythmeen” 35
“Bang Bang” 22
1999 “Fearless Boogie” 13 XXX
2000 “36-22-36” 31
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