Tush

Album: Fandango (1975)
Charted: 20
  • I been up, I been down
    Take my word, my way around
    I ain't askin' for much
    I said, Lord, take me downtown
    I'm just lookin' for some tush

    I been bad, I been good
    Dallas, Texas, Hollywood
    I ain't askin' for much
    I said, Lord, take me downtown
    I'm just lookin' for some tush

    Take me back way back home
    Not by myself, not alone
    I ain't askin' for much
    I said, Lord, take me downtown
    I'm just lookin' for some tush Writer/s: JOE HILL, FRANK BEARD, BILLY GIBBONS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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Comments: 13

  • P.sinclair from Spring Hill, FlAm I the only one that finds it funny that the only guy in ZZ Top that ISN'T famous for his beard is Frank Beard?
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenThey liked a nice tush and they could not lie.
  • Ghariey from East Central WiWiktionary:

    toosh (plural tooshes)

    Alternative spelling of tush; the buttocks
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 13th 1975, "Tush" by ZZ Top entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #79; and on August 31st, 1975 it peaked at #20 (for 1 week) and spent 9 weeks on the Top 100...
    Between 1972 and 1991 the trio had seventeen Top 100 records; with two making the Top 10 and both peaked at #8; "Legs" for 2 weeks in 1984 and "Sleeping Bag" for 1 week in 1985.
  • Gerald from London, United KingdomActually Chris from Harrisonburg, VA, The radio staion in Heard it On the X. refers to a MEXICAN radio station. It was based in Ciudad Acuna. The call letters were XERF. It put out one million watts, more than was allowed in the US.
  • Thomas from Somerville, Al"Im just looking for some good enough?" I don't think so, Landon,,,tush is A**!!!
  • Landon from Winchester, OhI can see why people commonly refer this song to a lonesome guy searching for a nice peice of ass, but in Texas the word "tush" means "good enough". And "plush" means "pretty good", and "primo" means "excellent.
  • Ryan from Morrison, IlBassist Dusty Hill sang lead on this one instead of normal lead singer/guitarist Billy Gibbons.
  • Chris from Harrisonburg, VaActually Ken, La Grange was from the album "Tres Hombres." "Fandango" was unique in that the first half was a live set from recent tour stops, while the second half of the album contains six new studio cuts, including "Tush". It would be the only official ZZ release with live material until the last four cuts of "XXX" released in 1999.
    ZZ does reference Texas in a number of their early songs. "Heard It on the X", also from Fandango, refers to a radio station in Texas that Billy, Dusty, and Frank listened to while growing up.
  • Ken from Louisville, KyAlthough the song was almost 10 years old, ZZ Top performed it (along with "Sharp Dressed Man") on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" in 1986. Johnny and Doc Severinsen were seen wearing fake ZZ Top beards during the performance.
  • Ken from Louisville, KyAlmost every song on the album ("Fandango") has at least one Texas reference. "La Grange" is an actual Texas town, while in this songe they sign "I've been bad/I've been good/Dallas, Texas/Hollywood".
  • Ken from Louisville, Ky"Tush" is also the Americanized version of the Yiddish word "touchas" meaning "buttocks".
  • Screamin' Armadillo from Fort Worth, Tx"Tush" is old Texas slang for something "deluxe", (or as the boyzz from ZZ Top would say, "Deee-Luxe") whether it be cars, clothes, food or chicks. It has the double meaning/connotation of booty.
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