ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dead at 72

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dead at 72
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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dead at 72

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill has died at the age of 72, the band said in a statement on its Facebook page. “We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX,” the post said. “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.”The cause of Hill’s death was not immediately known. Last week, the band said Hill was dealing with a “hip issue.”Hill was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame along with his bandmates in 2004.Funeral arrangements for Hill have not yet been publicly announced.

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill has died at the age of 72, the band said in a statement on its Facebook page.

“We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX,” the post said. “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.”

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The cause of Hill’s death was not immediately known. Last week, the band said Hill was dealing with a “hip issue.”

Hill was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame along with his bandmates in 2004.

Funeral arrangements for Hill have not yet been publicly announced.

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