Texas Monthly: You Don’t Mess Around With Mike

On the last afternoon of 2014, Austin organ player Mike Flanigin drove with Billy Gibbons from Houston to Austin. The pair had just spent a few days in Gibbons’s studio, working on what will be the ZZ Top front man’s first-ever solo album, and both men had New Year’s Eve gigs in Austin: Flanigin was playing with legendary local bluesman Jimmie Vaughan at the Continental Club spin-off C-Boy’s Heart & Soul, and Gibbons was appearing as a special guest of Willie Nelson’s at ACL Live. On the way to town, they stopped at a gas station in La Grange, the setting of one of ZZ Top’s most famous songs. - See more at: http://www.texasmonthly.com/the-culture/you-dont-mess-around-with-mike/#sthash.mhmLKT1I.dpuf