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American bassist

Dusty Hill is ...

Born 19 May 1949 in Dallas
Died 27 Jul 2021 in Houston
Age72 years, 2 months
Dusty Hill
Dusty Hill
Dusty Hill of ZZ Top performing in San Antonio, Texas 2015-01-18.

About Dusty Hill

Joseph Michael Hill born on 19 May 1949 in Dallas. He is a citizen of United States of America. Dusty Hill was educated at Woodrow Wilson High School. He died on 27 July 2021 in Houston at age 72 years, 2 months.

Dusty Hill plays guitar, voice and bass guitar. He was an American bassist.

He has one sibling Rocky Hill.

Dusty Hill has worked as a singer and musician. He has been a member of ZZ Top and American Blues.

He is also known as Joe Michael Hill and Joseph Michael Hill.


On July 28, 2021, Hill died at his home in Houston, Texas, at the age of 72. Hill's wife later said that he was looking to get more physical therapy for his chronic bursitis.Gibbons confirmed that ZZ Top would continue with Elwood Francis, the band's longtime guitar tech, on bass, per Hill's wishes. According to Gibbons, "Dusty emphatically grabbed my arm and said, 'Give Elwood the bottom end, and take it to the Top.' He meant it, amigo. He really did."

Texas Governor Greg Abbott wrote on Twitter: "Today we lost a great friend and a remarkable Texan." Rock musicians and contemporaries paid condolences through social media, including Paul Stanley, Ozzy Osbourne, John Fogerty, Flea, Zakk Wylde, Warren Haynes, Tony Iommi, David Coverdale, Scorpions, Foghat, Kentucky Headhunters, Blackberry Smoke, Steve Miller Band, 38 Special, and the Allman Brothers Band. On August 6, Hill was featured in the BBC Radio 4 obituary program Last Word. Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson said he had been asked by Hill's widow to give the eulogy at the funeral service. Hill was buried in a private service on August 7, 2021.