Billy Gibbons once memorably described ZZ Top's music as the "same three guys, same three chords," but the below list of ZZ Top Albums, Ranked Worst to Best makes clear just how diverse his band could be.

Deliriously unrefined at first, ZZ Top made their name by digging deep into an uncluttered, sleazy groove. Then they reimagined it all with the help of a modern overlay of technology that sent them to previously unimagined commercial heights. Later, they doubled back to their original raw glory, exploring core blues influences while adding new splashes of roots music to the mix. We examine every era in the following list of ZZ Top Albums, Ranked Worst to Best.