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ZZ Top: “Rio Grande Mud” 1972

"Rio Grande Mud" is the second studio album by the American rock band ZZ Top. It was released April 4, 1972 by London Records.

The album features a mix of blues and hard rock, with the band's signature distorted guitar riffs and humorous lyrics. It includes notable tracks such as "Just Got Paid," "Francine," and "Bar-B-Q."

The album received generally positive reviews from critics and helped establish ZZ Top as a major rock band. It also reached number 104 on the Billboard 200 chart.

"Rio Grande Mud" is considered an important album in ZZ Top's early career and is still appreciated by fans of blues rock and hard rock music.

Trivia: The only single released from the album was "Francine", which peaked at number 69 on the Billboard Hot 100. The A-side was the album version, while the B-side featured the song with the vocals re-recorded in Spanish.

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