Joe Michael “Dusty” Hill was an American musician who was the bassist of the rock band ZZ Top for more than 50 years. He also sang lead and backing vocals and played keyboards.
The music world lost another legend. This time a bassist from ZZ Top, the band’s legendary bassist Dusty Hill passed away at the age of 72. According to Hill’s bandmates, he passed away at his home, in Houston Texas. They’ve posted a statement from social media accounts to share Dusty Hill’s loss.
“We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX,” the surviving ZZ Top members write. “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.”Metal Shout.
Source: ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dead at the Age Of 72 (msn.com)