Dusty Hill of ZZ Top is dead. The band made the announcement on its Facebook page. It said the bassist for the legendary rock group died at his home in Houston in his sleep. He was 72-years-old.
Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard posted the following on Facebook:
"We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX. We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss your steadfast presence, your good nature and enduring commitment to providing that monumental bottom to the ‘Top'. We will forever be connected to that "Blues Shuffle in C.”
You will be missed greatly, amigo.
Frank & Billy