By Steve Weinstein
By Bryan Bierman
By Lindsey Rhoades
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By Ben Westhoff and Sarah Purkrabek
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"Once we had gathered and said all right, let's give it a shot, there was no trepidation at all. We just smiled and pressed forward, and it got meaner and meaner."
The payoff just might materialize as a new album. "What's been fascinating is what it has stimulated in the way of writing," Gibbons says. "Not only have we gotten together and polished up existing songs, but we've started writing in that style." The group plans to return to the studio to record in April between ZZ Top tours. "[ZZ Top members] Frank [Beard] and Dusty [Hill] are sitting on the sidelines in full support of watching this thing grow. They're kind of excited, asked me if I can get them tickets."
The Moving Sidewalks perform at B.B. King's Blues Club and Grill, Saturday, March 30. 'The Complete Collection' is out now.