Weekly Basslines #158: Thank You (ZZ Top, Sam & Dave)

Last week the counter of my blog passed the 500.000 views. I've never expected that and so I want to thank you very much for visiting my blog frequently.

This weeks song is dedicated to all my loyal followers!

It's in fact the first tune I ever heard from ZZ TOP. 
1979 they made their first ever European appearance in a german Live-TV-Show called "Rockpalast".
The first song they played was "Thank you" and I was captivated right from the first second. Much later I discovered that this song is not an original ZZ TOP tune but a very nice cover version of a Sam & Dave song from 1968.
So here's the transcription of both: