Billy Gibbons, frontman for ZZ Top, recently spoke with The Guardian about his life as a musician and also revealed some interesting information about his musical tastes. Gibbons mentioned a Rolling Stones hit and praised its poetic appeal while discussing his favorite songs. The Rolling Stones are one of the most legendary bands in rock music history. They have served as a source of inspiration for many musicians of various genres, and it appears that Billy Gibbons is a fan. He revealed in a recent interview that he adores the band’s 1972 song ‘Tumbling Dice’
“Tumbling Dice,” written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, is the lead single from the Stones’ double album “Exile On Main St.” It has an unusual tempo and a blues and boogie-woogie rhythmic groove. After its release, ‘Tumbling Dice’ was praised by critics and became a chart success. The song’s verse and chorus each contain a different number of lines, resulting in an irregular lyrical structure. When each chorus begins, the piano, bass, and drums drop out and the guitar begins to play, accompanied by the lyrics “you’ve got to roll me.” Gibbons revealed in a recent interview with The Guardian that this is his favorite section.
Billy Gibbons recently revealed to The Guardian that he knows every lyric to “Tumbling Dice” by the Rolling Stones while providing an honest playlist. Gibbons went on to say that he has always admired the song’s poetic appeal and relentless grind, as well as its chorus. After revealing that dice are one of his passions, Gibbons stated that he cannot pass a casino without playing a game. Billy Gibbons disclosed to The Guardian that he is familiar with every line of the song ‘Tumbling Dice’. “I’ve always admired the poetic allure and relentless grind of ‘Tumbling Dice’ by the Rolling Stones, particularly the chorus, ‘You’ve got to roll me.’ Dice are one of my passions, so whenever I pass a casino, I’m compelled to enter for a roll. You can listen to “Tumbling Dice” by the Rolling Stones below.
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