Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Tres Hombres, the third album by ZZ Top, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Tres Hombres is a 1975 Japanese pressing on the London label of an album that was originally released in 1973.
The cover is VG++ with slight corner wear. This copy does not have a gatefold cover.
The obi is M-. The foldout insert is M- and has the photo from the inside of the original gatefold cover printed on one side.
The disc is VG++ and close to M- with a couple of faint inaudible marks on each side. It’s a clean disc that has seen little play.
A nice copy of a classic and very rare ZZ Top LP, as their albums sold poorly in Japan.
Background: Released in 1973, Tres Hombres was the third album by ZZ Top.
The album reached #8 on the U.S. album chart.
Allmusic.com gave Tres Hombres a 4 1/2 star review:
Tres Hombres is the record that brought ZZ Top their first Top Ten record, making them stars in the process. It couldn’t have happened to a better record. ZZ Top finally got their low-down, cheerfully sleazy blooze-n-boogie right on this, their third album. As their sound gelled, producer Bill Ham discovered how to record the trio so simply that they sound indestructible, and the group brought the best set of songs they’d ever have to the table. On the surface, there’s nothing really special about the record, since it’s just a driving blues-rock album from a Texas bar band, but that’s what’s special about it.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1975|