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American Blues

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American Blues were a 1960s Texas-based garage band who played a style of music influenced by the 13th Floor Elevators. They are most famous for including two future members of the band ZZ Top in their ranks, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard. From 1966 to 1968, they traveled Houston to Dallas to Ft. Worth and headlined in 3 clubs all called “The Cellar”. Dallas at clubs such as “The Walrus” on Mockingbird Lane, and in Houston at “Love Street Light Circus Feel Good Machine” on Allen’s Landing, as late as 1968.

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  • ghost_ger

    Great band! How can a band as good as this and with two future ZZ-Top members (Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) be as unknown as this? Additional to this Rocky Hill is an really good guitarist, just listen to the solo in Coming Back Home on American Blues 'Do Their Thing'!

    29 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Gilistes

    Amazing just amazing! So very underrated!

    9 Sep 2009 Reply

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