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Frank Beard

Songwriter + Drummer + Guitarist
Male
Born Jun 11, 1949

Frank Lee Beard is the drummer in the American rock band ZZ Top. Beard was formerly with the bands The Cellar Dwellars, who originally were a three-piece band, The Hustlers, The Warlocks, and American Blues before starting to play and record with Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill as ZZ Top. Beard was born in Frankston, Texas and attended Irving High School in Irving, Texas. In late 1969 he joined The Moving Sidewalks guitarist and vocalist Gibbons' ZZ Top.… Read More

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  • Steven Rosen: The 30 Best Post 50 Albums Of 2012
    Huffington Post - Jan 04, 2013
  • My, What A Busy Week!
    The Portland Mercury - Aug 16, 2012
  • Zz Top At Mgm Grand At Foxwoods Aug. 26 Hartford Courant
    Google News - Aug 26, 2011
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    Google News - Aug 25, 2011

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1949 Birth Born on June 11, 1949.

TWENTIES

1969 20 Years Old Beard was born in Frankston, Texas and attended Irving High School in Irving, Texas. In late 1969 he joined The Moving Sidewalks guitarist and vocalist Gibbons' ZZ Top. … Read More
1971 22 Years Old After honing their trademark "Texas boogie-blues-rock" style, they released their aptly titled "ZZ Top's First Album" on London Records in January, 1971. … Read More
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