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The Sharp Dressed Men of ZZ Top receive the 'My Classic Album' treatment as rock artist Justin Ross joins Mike to celebrate the iconic 'Eliminator' album.

From the moment he first heard ZZ Top at a car rally, Justin knew this band would shape his musical identity for years to come and together he and Mike explore the impact 'Eliminator' had on the MTV generation with it's eclectic blend of blues rock and new wave influences.

How did the likes of Depeche Mode and Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark influence ZZ Top at this point in their career?

What impact did the 'Eliminator' music videos on MTV have on the success of the album? 

What lyric from 'Legs' is amusingly lost in translation across the pond from America to the UK?

PLUS: Hear 'Drink The Water', a track from Justin's new album 'Into The Dark'.

Grab yourself a TV Dinner and settle in for another episode of 'My Classic Album'.

For more information on the show: Head over to www.myclassicalbum.co.uk

Like us on Facebook at 'My Classic Album with Mike Norris'

Follow us on Instagram @myclassicalbumpodcast

Or on Twitter @mca_podcast

 

Music Credits: 'This Is Rock' by Silvia Marchese

'Drink The Water' by Justin Ross (an independent release played with permission from the artist)

All music rights reserved to their respective owners.

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