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“La Grange” is a song by the rock group ZZ Top from their album Tres Hombres, released in 1973. One of their most successful songs, it was released in 1973 and received extensive radio play, rising to #41 in the Billboard Pop Singles list in 1974. The song refers to a bordello on the outskirts of La Grange, Texas (later called the “Chicken Ranch”). This brothel is also the subject of the Broadway play and film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, the latter starring Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds.
In March 2005, Q magazine placed “La Grange” at 92nd of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks. The song is also ranked number 74 on Rolling Stone magazine’s “100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time”. Rolling Stone called “‘La Grange’ a “standard for guitarists to show off their chops.
Billy Gibbons played the lead on a 1955 Stratocaster with a stop tailpiece through a Marshall Super Lead 100 with Celestion greenback speakers. The song was produced by Bill Ham, and mixed by Terry Manning.
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