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WWE Issues Statement On The Passing Of ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill


As many of you have likely heard by now, Dusty Hill, the bassist for ZZ Top, passed away on Wednesday. Hall passed away in his sleep at his home in Houston, Texas.

WWE posted the following statement, honoring Dusty Hall. For those unaware, Hall was a big fan of WWE and co-hosted RAW in 2009 along Billy Gibbons.

You can read the statement below:

ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill passes away
WWE is saddened to learn that Dusty Hill of ZZ Top passed away at the age of 72.

The Dallas native left an indelible mark on the music industry as the bassist for The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame-inducted ZZ Top. Hill and his bandmate Billy Gibbons were fans of WWE, and the iconic, bearded duo hosted the July 20, 2009, episode of Monday Night Raw from Raleigh, North Carolina. The unmistakable bandmates were often found ringside at other WWE events, including Unforgiven 2005.

With classic hits such as “Sharp Dressed Man,” “Gimme All Your Lovin’” and more, ZZ Top left a legendary legacy across 15 studio albums with over 50 million records sold worldwide.

WWE extends its condolences to Hill’s family, friends and fans.

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