Nicknamed "The Reverand Willie G", Billy Gibbons is best known as the guitarist for that "Little Ol' Band from Texas", ZZ Top. He is also the singer and composer for many of the classic songs the band is known for. Prior to forming ZZ Top in late 1969, Billy played in the band "The Moving Sidewalks", opening for Jimi Hendrix on a series of Texas concerts. Later, Hendrix proclaimed to Johnny Carson that Billy Gibbons was the most promising new guitarist on the scene. As well as being a gifted musician, he is also a car enthusiast and collector of vintage guitars and African art. In 2005, Billy authored his first book, "Billy F. Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead."
Appearing during the middle two hours, researcher Walter Cruttenden discussed ancient ideas about how our solar system could be tied to another star which may have influenced the rise and fall of civilizations here on Earth. A number of ancient cultures, such as the Greeks, were aware of the precession of the equinox, or the "Great Year," a vast 26,000 year cycle, which was said... More »
Appearing during the middle two hours, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Dr. George Vaillant discussed his work on the scientific effects of positive emotions, as well as his new book Spiritual Evolution.
George Noory's Christmas Eve Special featured several guests, plus a couple of surprise visits.In the first hour, researcher Stanton Friedman commented on the UK Ministry of Defence's plan to release secret UFO files. During the middle of the first hour, Billy Gibbons, of ZZ Top, dropped in to share his holiday greetings. In hour two, psychic Joseph Jacobs checked in to discuss his... More »