Balinese

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  • The Balinese Room was a famous nightclub on Galveston Island in Texas. In the '40s and '50s, it was the place for top entertainment (Frank Sinatra played there) and illegal gambling. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bill - Houston, TX

Comments: 6

  • James from Boston,mass.Kick ass rocker, vocal by Dusty about a nightclub in Galveston, Texas I think.
  • AnonymousAnd a chance for Dusty to do a lead vocal!
  • Boats from Va.beachIts just a great kick ass song!
  • Dane from Green Cove Springs Fla., FlYou can hear this song in the movie"Dazed & Confused" in the moon tower scene.
  • Stan from Houston, TxJust to let everyone know, the Balinese was totally destroyed by Hurricane Ike on Saturday 9/12/08 along with many other buildings in Galveston
  • Bill from St. Paul, MnIn the late 70's and early 80's, I played in a couple of bands that played a wide variety of rock tunes. Two of these bands only played one ZZ Top song, and interestingly enough, both bands played this song. A great early ZZ Top tune that packs quite a punch. Go for the original vinyl mix - not the 90's remix verion with the drums cranked up (IMHO, virtually unlistenable).
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