If ever anyone in rock 'n' roll deserved to be called greybeards, it's ZZ Top, the self-described "same three guys playing the same three chords," who are marking 50 years together.
"I'm dumbfounded!" laughed the clean-shaven Frank Beard. "It's longer than we've been married, by a long shot."
Beard plays with two men whose beards would make Methuselah jealous: guitarist Billy Gibbons and bassist Dusty Hill. They met in the summer of 1969 when they were all 20 at a long-gone club in Houston, now an outdoor public art space.