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Black Oak Arkansas

Black Oak Arkansas is an American Southern Rock band named after the band's hometown of Black Oak, Arkansas.

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Black Oak Arkansas deserves to be in the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame for essentially inventing Southern Rock.
Mutants of the Monster: A Tribute to Black Oak Arkansas - Nine Pound Hammer, The Kentucky Bridgeburners & Joecephus…
"big pharma to the rescue..". to the tune of Black Oak Arkansas, "Jim Dandy".
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My pleasure. Met the man several times and got to see him play from about 5 ft in front of…
Plugged In And Wired (2013 Reunion) by Black Oak Arkansas. on part of the Collec…
Southern Rock Hour on Zeitgeist Radio - right now w/Ready As *** - Black Oak Arkansas
A new Black Oak Arkansas CD is in the works this winter! LOTS of brand-new tunes! Check out the website at Way cool
I liked a video Black Oak Arkansas ☮ Swimmin' in Quicksand
Great article on underrated Southern Rockers Black Oak Arkansas.
Never heard this version. Knew it by Black Oak Arkansas. I used Shazam to discover Jim Dandy by LaVern Baker.
I added a video to a playlist Black Oak Arkansas - Jim Dandy - [original STEREO]
They played Tubes & Montrose videos while we waited to see Black Oak Arkansas at Winterland! Thank you & RIP Bill!
Black Oak Arkansas at M.T. Winchester in Mayfield, KY. Good show. Good venue!
To the tune of the Black Oak Arkansas' classic, 'Jim Daley to the rescue, Jim Daley to the re-e-scue...Go, Jim Daley, Go!
were you able to ask Bobby about Black Oak Arkansas and "Jim Dandy to the Rescue"? I had to turn the radio off at work.
Huge Selection of Jackets at Low Prices
Black Oak Arkansas, all the way in London Alberts (sic) Hall. Beat this!.
Black Oak Cafe we are located at 180.Marina point hot springs arkansas come out and join us we now serve ice cream…
New post on my blog: Emergency electrician in Black Oak Arkansas
That was the tour I first we sabbath oak Arkansas where the support act who i actual…
It's nice to call these guy family!!!. Black Oak Arkansas. Jim Dandy to the rescue!!!
Dixie by Black Oak Arkansas: Nothing wrong with bein…
Dixie by Black Oak Arkansas: Nothing wrong with being from the South.
📷 I’m listening to Jim Dandy by Black Oak Arkansas on Outlaw Country.
He collects the enormous belt buckles of Black Oak Arkansas frontman Jim Dandy.
God morning!!!. We'll see you today @ The Sound Room in Fort Smith, Arkansas with our good friends Black Oak...
Certainly not Black Oak Arkansas. Where the *** did Jim Dandy go ?
Looking for recommendations for solid albums by Ted Nugent, Black Oak Arkansas, Redd Kross any suggestions ?
Black Oak Arkansas - the only band I've ever seen with 4 Daffy Dan doppelgängers.
Which one have I NOT been to?. Jack White. Grace Potter. ZZ Top. Aerosmith. Foghat. Marshall Tucker. Black Oak Arkansas...
"Jim Dandy" by Black Oak Arkansas? I mean, if we're just repeating the soundtrack to Dazed and Confused by this point... ;)
Lexington's home 4 RocknSoul! Leon Russell, Sam & Dave, CCR, Black Oak Arkansas all this morning on WLAP. Producing radio at a high level!
Jim Dandy to the rescue — the Black Oak Arkansas member is emceeing Gonerfest tonight at the Hi Tone in Memphis.
Lets get this done. 1000 signature is all thay need. Thanks.
Still working through it after years. Docs so different then. New Directions ep fascinating - Black Oak Arkansas? Don't think so!
Black Oak Arkansas - X Rated- some raunchy Southern Rock at Vinyl Music Madness-
Good bands know no age. :) I am a 2nd gen lover of Black Oak Arkansas and Wishbone Ash... :) And Uriah Heep. :-)
Down in the dungeon drinking cheap red wine & listening to records. One from HS. Black Oak Arkansas Jim Dandy
Article that came out today...This guy Jim Dandy of Black Oak Arkansas is still around. He called me a couple...
Happy 68th birthday to legendary vocalist, Jim "Dandy" Mangrum of Black Oak Arkansas.
Born on this day in 1949, Stanley Knight, original guitarist of Black Oak Arkansas. RIP.
Stephen Van Zandt : Induct Jim Dandy and BLACK OAK ARKANSAS into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Sig...
The Marshall Tucker Band is finally here tonight with Black Oak Arkansas for their Long Hard Ride tour! Doors at 7pm// Show at 8pm
Jim Dandy to the rescue...catch Black Oak Arkansas this Friday at the htt…
BLACK OAK ARKANSAS.Jim Dandy(TO THE RESCUE).this song was a cover by LaVern Baker, a R&B singer in...
Bill Clinton was the original inspiration for Black Oak Arkansas' big hit "Jim Dandy"
Lot of 4 Black Oak Arkansas Lps. KEEP the FAITH - Race with the Devil
"Black Oak Arkansas" is a place you leave as soon as possible.
Had a badass practice for tomorrow we are the opening band for a day of great music including Earth Bone and Black Oak Arkansas
Need to get a copy of this great Black Oak Arkansas album on vinyl .
Party in the Park on Saturday at Jasper; Black Oak Arkansas wraps up day
didn't realise Rickie Lee Reynolds from Black Oak Arkansas was in Scottish UKIP.
what are your thoughts on black oak arkansas and who they may have had a strong influence on? hint: VH
The amazing Kinley Wolfe (The Cult, Lord Tracy, Black Oak Arkansas) pictured on the right shredding with Billy...
Cal Jam 1 was at Ontario Motor Speedway on this day in 1973, with ELP, Deep Purple, Eagles, Black Oak Arkansas, and even Seals & Crofts.
on Mutants of the Monster by Black Oak Arkansas
Who's ready for another Black Oak Arkansas show ?
I didn't know that Black Oak Arkansas had an Opera...
Gm 1: Arrieta was dominating! T. Wood with a fancy new haircut. He doesn't look like a roadie for Black Oak Arkansas anymore. Bummer.
Next Sunday April 10th come see our good friend ANDY TANAS (ex-Krokus and Black Oak Arkansas bassist). He'll be...
I know David Lee Roth took a lot from Jim Dandy Mangrum from Black Oak Arkansas
Great band, and line up at 14th Annual Southern Hotwing Festival headline, Black Oak Arkansas
Black Oak of my favorite bands!!!
March Music Madness on "Jim Dandy." LaVern Baker vs. Black Oak Arkansas. Vote on your fave:
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La Grange by Black Oak Arkansas, great cover \m/ \m/ ♫
Former member of Black Oak Arkansas dies>>
Inside Looking Out by Grand Funk. Coming Home by Skynyrd and dig deep for some Black Oak Arkansas too please
OK Andres in Black Oak Arkansas, easy money making here. enjoy your life livelove. join the funexciment.
"Jim Dandy to the rescue, go Jim Dandy go Jim Dandy" -Black Oak Arkansas
Jim "Dandy" Mangrum of black oak Arkansas. Loved their first album
Yer gonna have a *** good time! Short Life Line - 2006 Remastered Version by Black Oak Arkansas ♫
Need more evidence? Jesse James Dupree denies the influence. Black Oak Arkansas - Hot Rod
Black Oak Arkansas' self-titled debut was released 45 years ago this month...
black oak Arkansas would love to play
On the blog – Read more about CBP new author Rickie Lee Reynolds of Black Oak Arkansas and our "Evil Thingies"...
I added a video to a playlist BLACK OAK ARKANSAS Jim Dandy 1973 HQ
Love bluesy rock? Look up Black Oak Arkansas. Crank it for "When Electricity Came to Arkansas." Thank me later.
And you completely dismissed Black Oak Arkansas! They played all over the state!
I don't normally Black Oak Arkansas but when I do it's Mutants Of The Monster Lolz. Lots of hippies ;-)
check out Sweet Delta water Black Oak Arkansas it's Jim's new stuff
Also in 1974, Bruce Springsteen was the opening act for Black Oak Arkansas at Kent State University in Ohio. Tickets sold for $4 each.
And all this time I thought Eagles records played backwards was just Black Oak Arkansas recordings.
Mermaid needs rescue!! Black Oak Arkansas. music ta make ya feel better.
Then they need to play here home of Black Oak Arkansas
In 1995, singer Ruby Starr, who toured & recorded with “Black Oak Arkansas,” and later “Grey Ghost,” died of a brain tumor at age 44.
Great balls on fire. Black Oak of Arkansas
Saw a truck from Jim Dandy plumbing today, anyone remember black oak arkansas(besides me)?
Black Oak Arkansas!! I haven't thought of them in years!!
I saw them twice and both times they were the back-up band. 1st time, Black Oak Arkansas and 2nd time, Rolling Stones.
ask Ronnie Kaye if Black Oak Arkansas doing Jim Dandy 2 the Rescue qualifies for his KOMA CAFE them today?
Kansas fan as well as Black Oak Arkansas...and Bronski Beat... .
via Black Oak Arkansas.. have some faith in the Great . Everybody wants to see heaven
BLACK OAK ARKANSAS recycled Street Party album cover coasters and wacky ... 4 the lover
Come see The Kentucky Headhunters, Black Oak Arkansas and more at Bridge Bash Saturday.
Got Jello Biafra's vocal track, so when we get Nik Turner's sax solo our Black Oak Arkansas tribute lp will be finished with recording!
if the Ozark Mountain Daredevils get in so does Black Oak Arkansas, yuck.
"Whether we play Texxas Jam or to 30 ppl, Black Oak Arkansas attacks the stage w/ the ferocity of a caged wolverine."
SD's early tours are insane because their label had no idea what to do with them. they had shows with Uriah Heap, Focus, Black Oak Arkansas
has the line up for the Black Oak Arkansas tribute lp w/ members of Black Flag/Butthole Surfers and more
I added a video to a playlist black oak arkansas plug in and wired 42 yrs later,at the whiskey a go
Check out the names of our special guests on our Black Oak Arkansas Tribute lp at
Great turn out for this past Friday night's David Allan Coe concert. See over 70 pics from the event.
This is the first band I saw at the Forum in Vancouver, Black Oak with Montrose and Johnny Winters , same year as...
Getting ready for the huge FREE David Alan Coe & Black Oak Arkansas outdoor concert tonight at the Dixie...
Its gonna be a busy day today. Finish Bear & Linda's brakelines, major antique truck show at Sapp Bros Omaha. Head up to Sioux City this afternoon fof the grand opening of the Hard Rock Casino , and last but certainly not least the Tommy Bolin Music Festival."BolinFest" the Icky Nickel. Jim Dandy and Black Oak Arkansas will be there as usual.
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It's too bad Ike Turner couldn't have been added to the "Black Flag" and Black Oak Arkansas bill tonight in Memphis, TN.
Pinstriping tomorrow at Southern Thunder Harley Davidson in Southaven, Ms. Their grand re-opening. Going to be a Southern Rock fest with Black Oak Arkansas and Molly Hatchett
Forty years ago, on a Saturday night, June 1st 1974 I was finishing up my junior year at Kent State University. I probably should have been studying for upcoming final exams. Instead, I decided to go to the KSU gym, spend the astronomical sum of $2 and listen to four different bands in a sit anywhere you want rock concert. My good friend and fraternity brother Kip Gunn, had seen a group several months earlier that had been the opening act for the somewhat forgetable Black Oak Arkansas, raved about the band and had gone out and bought an eight track tape of the group's second album. The album was titled "The Wild, The Innocent, and the E Street Shuffle and I had heard it several times prior to attending the concert that night. As things would have it, the supposed headline act that night, The Michael Stanley Band opened the show, so that they oould play another gig over in nearby Akron. Bruce Springsteen closed out the concert that night and I was blown away. I've been blown away by the words and mus ...
Bedford Fair History Becky Wolfe’s memories of some of the entertainment at the Fair included: 1970 – Porter Wagner and Dolly Parton 1971 – The Blue Ridge Quartet 1972 – Sonny James 1973 – Oak Ridge Quartet 1974 – Black Oak Arkansas (This group was a hard core rock band and included problems that were often associated with that kind of music. Included in the problems was a girl found unconscious, under some newspapers on the race track. The Fair spent many hours dealing with the pubic over that show.) 1975 – Lynn Anderson 1976 – Mel Tillis 1977 – Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius 1978 & 1980 – Bill Anderson (A crowd favorite) 1979 – Mac Wiseman and Barbara Mandrell 1980 – The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 1981 – Susan Raye and Kenny Price be continued.
Dav Mikals and Chris Gantry at The Limelight for Tornado Relief with Black Oak Arkansas, Black Train 27, Kara Clark, JD Outlaw and many more...
For any of my friends that may be visiting Tarrytown for the Dark Shadows Convention this summer, here are some other events that will be going on in the area. Not that I will be but if I was I always liked Black Oak Arkansas.
Ten Years After, Kiss, Black Oak Arkansas, Eric Clapton, Sugarloaf, Jim Croce, Loggins and Messina, The Edgar Winter Group, SpookyTooth, Tower of Power, Blood Sweat and Tears, Alice Cooper, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, ZZ Top, Uriah Heep, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship, Robert Cray, Ratdog, Bob Dylan, Blue Oyster Cult, Walton Jennings and the list goes on and on and today I am still hearing new voices like Mary McAdams and Mike Himebaugh.
Newbys this week: Wednesday- Crawfish Patio Party, Thursday- WSP Tribute band Wrangler Space in the theater, Friday- Black Oak Arkansas in the theater, Saturday- NORML Memphis in the theater
April 6: 40th anniversary of the California Jam in 1974! Emerson Lake & Palmer, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Eagles, Earth Wind & Fire, Rare Earth, Seals & Crofts, and Black Oak Arkansas at Ontario Motor Speedway. Yup, I was there. :-) In 1199 King Richard I of England dies from an infection following the removal of an arrow from his shoulder; in 1327 the poet Petrarch first sees his idealized love, Laura, in the church of Saint Clare in Avignon; in 1580 one of the largest earthquakes recorded in the history of England, Flanders, or Northern France, takes place; in 1652 at the Cape of Good Hope, Dutch sailor Jan van Riebeeck establishes a resupply camp that eventually becomes Cape Town; in 1712 the New York Slave Revolt of 1712 begins near Broadway; in 1808 John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company, eventually making him America's first millionaire; in 1830 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the original church of the Latter Day Saint movement, is organized by Joseph Smith, Jr. a ...
Blast from the past! Couldnt go to Treadwell and not jam to Black Oak Arkansas so who would've thunk 30 something years later I could catch Jim Dandy playing a private Birthday Party at TG's Lounge on Macon Rd less than a mile from Treadwell High School? For 2 hours I was back in the 70's rocking, laughing & feeling young again! It was Awesome! At 60 something years old Thank God Jim Dandy had his shirt on & NOT his signature Skin Tight Pants! lol For 1 Sat night in the Hood it was Jim Dandy To The Rescue.Sorry bout video quality but you'll get the idea.ENJOY!
The Righteous Hillbillies are an established original Southern Rock/Blues band based out of Joliet, Illinois. We are currently looking for a serious bass player who is able to travel, tour and record as well as meet other mutual 2014 goals. Vocals are a plus and a great Southern Rock look and attitude is always welcome. Please no jobbers and studio cats, we're looking for someone who is dedicated to The Righteous Hillbillies. The Righteous Hillbillies have a very strong and supportive biker following and have had the honor and privilege to share the stage with The Charlie Daniels, Bad Company, Bret Michaels, Vince Neil, Black Oak Arkansas, The Marshall Tucker Band, Robert Randolph, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clint Black, the Gin Blossoms and many more. The Righteous Hillbillies operate as an LLC business and are managed by Nort Johnson (toured and worked with the Stones, ACDC and more) and Fred Brennan of Flying Dinosaur Entertainment. Many shows are booked for 2014 and more are being negotiated. If your serious a ...
Playing Perfect Day by Patti Smith some Mad River and Black Oak Arkansas coming up
Robin Thompson use to plat at the Casino, Black Oak Arkansas , and last, Jerry Lee Lewis
in ref to Screamin' Toe Productions artist, The Violet Hour ..."Forget about 'Black Oak Arkansas.' They Need to change the Name of Fort Smith to 'The Violet Hour Arkansas.' These guys are the Real Deal!" - Mark "The Animal" Mendoza - Twisted Sister
Black Oak Arkansas and the song When electricity came to Arkansas. James in Forgandenny
Listening to some old Black Oak Arkansas right now thanks!!!
Tomorrow I'll be interviewing Kevin from REO Speedwagon and also Jim Dandy from Black Oak Arkansas. REO will be playing in Wichita Falls Wednesday night! I'll be giving two pair of tickets to that away today and tomorrow and of course Black Oak Arkansa will be playing at Kents Harley Davidson 50th birthday bash on Saturday! I'll also be on location with both :)
Today's musical ℞: This song is the fourth track off of Black Oak Arkansas' sophomore release, 1972's "Keep the Faith." It was a concert staple and perfectly suited to be a set-opener due to its manic energy and the three-guitar harmony of Ricky Lee "Ricochet" Reynolds, Stanley "Goober" Knight, and Harvey "Burley" Jett. Love 'em or hate 'em, there's never been any other band quite like 'em. While they were definitely ahead of their time in so many ways, I think it could be said that this gang of hillbilly hippies was either born 100 years too late or 100 years too soon. They were known for their frontman Jim "Dandy" Mangrum and his trusty washboard along with their cover of the 1956 LaVern Baker hit "Jim Dandy." It hit on the pop chart in 1973. The flamboyant Mangrum's gravelly voice and wild on-stage antics garnered a lot of attention for the band as they toured incessantly as one of the leading live acts of the '70s. His lewd 'n' crude, in-your-face stage persona was very influential to many singers t ...
On a good note though Black Oak Arkansas asked me to intro them on stage on Saturday and then Kevin with REO Speedwagon asked me to come back stage and have a beer with them after the show :) I love my job :)
Rockers will love this show... Jim Dandy and Black Oak Arkansas are at The Handlebar: A Listening Room with Decadent Daze tonight for Chase Away the Blues! Your ticket gets you a BBQ dinner, and there will be a raffle for some pretty awesome items such as a gas card, a 250 dollar Samsung Galaxy tablet and more. Come out and catch the awesome evening of rock music, BBQ and know that your hard earned money will go towards Compass of Carolina's mission of providing assistance to victims of family violence - right here in the Upstate! Please share this with everyone you know who might help - we have zero budget for advertising and we can't do this without you! If rock is not your thing, tomorrow night is South Carolina's own Blue Dogs with Wanda Johnson: South Carolina's Lady of Rhythm, Blues, and Soul - also at The Handlebar and for the same reason!
Black Oak Arkansas opened by Wet Willie . Best songs of the night ( keep smiling - Wet Willie) and ( Jim Dandy - Black Oak Arkansas )
What better way to start a week than with Van Halen as my playlst. I always look forward to the first 6 albums. I just love DLR... he so reminds me of Jim Dandy from Black Oak Arkansas, and to me is the only front man of Van Halen. I do like Hagar but not with Van Halen. And I try to forget that Gary Cherone was even in the band... lol I have 13 some odd studio albums to go through, and ton of live stuff, so should be a great week of classic American rock!
going out to see Black Oak Arkansas...Jim Dandy to the rescue tonite.thank god I love the movie Dazed and Confused!!!
Brothers & Sisters... In case any of you might've miss'd it... Here's an awesome "Jim Dandy" (of "Black Oak Arkansas") interview by our good frynds over at "Southern Fried Magazine"! Check it out! ~ TYB ~
Watching R&R Hall of Fame inductions.Rush is finally getting in .they were so awesome to make those song and sounds with just 3 guys. Selling over 40 million records, doing 450 shows a year and not getting any promotions from Rolling Stone.getting inducted in the middle of a their 39th year. Their fan base 2nd only to the Greatful Dead.I got to see Rush, Black Oak Arkansas , and Blue Oyster Cult in 1976 in Indianapolis.was one of the best concerts ever...I was turkey blessed to have grown up in the best musical era ever...I got the Bose sound system rocking while they are playing for the Cleveland crowd
Ten interesting facts about Shawn Lane 1. He started playing guitar at 10 and was gigging by 12. 2. The popular rock band Black Oak Arkansas tried to get him to join them when he was only 13. He declined, but joined them at age 14. 3. He read between 3 and ten books A DAY on every topic under the sun. He would get interested in something, go to the library and take out every book available on that topic and read them all in a few days. He remembered everything he read. 4. He didn't practice playing guitar and wrote all his songs on the piano. 5. He wrote all the music, played every instrument, produced, arranged and engineered everything on his groundbreaking Powers of Ten album. 6. He started working on a computer with recording software - his first time recording or using a computer - at 10 PM one evening. By 6 AM he had not only learned how to use the software, but had finished the first cut for the album. 7. Almost all his tracks are "first takes". 8. When Billy Gibbons first heard Shawn, he was so me ...
On this day in 1974, Bruce Springsteen supported Black Oak Arkansas appearing at Kent State University, Kent Ohio.
Reason You guys gave the world Black Oak Arkansas. By god, who else can claim that feat?
.Does he say what Black Oak Arkansas LP is his favorite?
We just mentioned Black Oak Arkansas on air and whenever that happens we HAVE to post this picture of the back of...
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Mark Your Calendar: None other than Jim Dandy and Black Oak Arkansas are playing at Amsterdam. (We’re as...
Black Oak Arkansas: 40 years of Heaven. Sorry Palladia but this is more like 29 more minutes of pure ***
Introducing "Flash Forward Friday". Here are pics of me and my old beau from many moons ago (NYE circa 1986) and from this past week on Dec 27th. Such a talented guitarist and musician who's resume includes Black Oak Arkansas, Survivor, Winger and most recently, Starship. Yep, THAT Starship. Thrilled to still have him as a friend after all these years.
Ok folks, I have 4 hours of music in our BRS Xtra for Monday. shall I start at 6pm lol? So far I have Blackfoot, Skynyrd, Hatchet, BSC, Black Oak Arkansas, Brantley Gilbert, John Hiatt, Atlanta rhythm section, Blackberry Smoke, Van Zant, Skillet, Temperance Movement, OzarK Mountain, Rebel Soul, Rick Derringer, CCR, Foghat and more and I really can't decide what to cut- I mean, I have 4 Hatchet songs, 4 Skynyrd songs, 3 Van Zant songs... which do I cut??? Sometimes I give myself a headache! Anyhow folks, watch out for a breakdown of the hours in a day or so.
. is texting me about Black Oak Arkansas, which means y'all need to stare at Jim Dandy's ...
I was lucky enough to see Montrose at Ag Hall in Allentown back when Sammy was with the band. It was a triple show with Black Oak Arkansas, Foghat, and Montrose. Space Station Number 5 live was awesome...
 These are the rules if you want to play: Don't take too long to think about it. Fifteen albums you've heard that will always stick with you. List the first fifteen you can recall in no more than fifteen minutes. Tag fifteen friends, including me, because I'm interested in seeing what albums my friends choose. To do this, go to your Notes tab on your profile page, paste rules in a new note, cast your fifteen picks, and tag people in the note. Rob's picks... AC/DC - Powerage, UFO - Lights Out, Rolling Stones - High Times and Green Grass, Pink Floyd - Piper at the Gates of Dawn, Metalica - Ride the Lightning, Nirvana - Nevermind, Butthole Surfers - Independent Worm Saloon, Led Zeppilin - IV, Kiss - Alive, Ted Nugent - Cat Scratch Fever, King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King, Black Oak Arkansas - Raunch and Roll, Rush - 2112, Aerosmith - 1st Album, Van Halen - 1st Album. Wow remembering lots more now, guess I didn't leave those braincells on the Grateful Dead Tour after all, lol.
doesn't want to criticize Justin Bieber for walking off the stage because of food poisoning but Black Oak Arkansas would have stayed and played two encores, crapped pants and all. The Oak!..
Today in Rock History, October 10, 1955 David Lee Roth is born in Bloomington, Indiana. While attending school in Pasadena, California he met up with Eddie and Alex Van Halen. In 1972 the Van Halen brothers were playing in a band called Mammoth. They asked David to join them as their lead singer and changed the band name to Van Halen in 1974. Roth's stage persona was heavily influenced by that of Black Oak Arkansas vocalist Jim "Dandy" Mangrum. On April 1, 1985, Roth and Van Halen parted ways for the first time. Here’s Van Halen in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1983
GOATSNAKE covering Black Oak Arkansas from the Rise 13 compilation. By request.for Trash-R. -BillyGoat-
New this week on the Rock Garden Gov't Mule, The Sadies, Pearl Jam plus new bands to the station; Knifeworld and Black Oak Arkansas and the usual faves from Phish and the Dead Tune in Jam out
Jim Dandy - Black Oak Arkansas - Subversive Sounds for Freaks of All Ages.
Jim Dandy and Black Oak Arkansas with Laurie from Lynette Skynyrd singing...pretty darn cool!...
Johnnie Bolin and Jim Dandy's Black Oak Arkansas will be KILLING IT at the Whiskey a Go Go on Tuesday. Be there!...
This has been an awesome day!! Here is Jim Dandy from Black Oak Arkansas!
Jim Dandy? Lots of people,but I'm referring to the version by Black Oak Arkansas. LaVern Baker rendition good also.
Nice resume. One of my bands got to open for Black Oak Arkansas and Johnny Van Zant Band, before he got with Lynyrd Skynyrd.
watched an old Old Grey Whistle Test t'other week about 70s rock even in shadow Tommy is recognisable in Black Oak Arkansas
Black Oak Arkansas, Up 1974 California Jam You can hear & see how this band influenced many!
Great reason to live in the South. Listening to a little Black Oak Arkansas, Go Jim Dandy!!! Good foot stomping Rock and Roll!
RTO presents “Undecided” — alternative rock group — concert July 13 in Thayer Thayer, Mo. — Undecided, the hot alternative rock group with its home base in West Plains, Mo., will play a date here Saturday, July 13, starting at 9 p.m. at Oregon County Music Theater. Lead singers, Chris Coats and Rachel Coats Albin carry the load in this slick polished sound that combines rock, alternative, folk and blues. A brother and sister who have been performing together since since they could sing and write, they morphed into Undecided and started performing across the Midwest. They have performed at Whiskey A Go Go in Hollywood, New Orleans and New York City. Currently working on their fourth album, they are working with producer Ronnie Fitz and are writing new music for their EP to be released in the spring of 2014. Fitz has produced such names as Black Oak Arkansas, Keith Gilly and Roseanne Cash. The group does one of the best covers of “White Rabbit” since Jefferson Airplane brought it out in psyche ...
Can you remember all the concerts you've been too? Not me though I will try to remember most of them, lol. Let's see... Molly Hatchet, Black Oak Arkansas, Fog Hat, Pat Beanatar, Robin Trower, Rod Stewart, Head East, Wet Willie, Ozzy Osborne, Van Halen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, J Geils, Marshall Tucker, Charlie Daniels Band, Tab Benoit, Heart, Jethro Tull, Greg Allman Band, Better Than Ezra. Blue Man Group, Amanda Shaw, Blue Oyster, Default. So far that's what I can remember. How about you?
Only in a place like this could someone make a Black Oak Arkansas reference and crack everyone up!
Reminds me of a song. Can't remember who the artist is though. I think it may be Black Oak Arkansas, but not sure.
You know I'm a burnout because I listen to Black Oak Arkansas
"Lights out on 42nd street in New York City The Ohio's runnin' backwards down in Louisville, Kentucky There's a fire on the plains of Kansas City, Kansas Somebody dropped the bomb The Louisiana swamps are turnin' red The Memphis train ain't ever gonna run again There's a fog rollin' on to Boston, Massachusetts Who's got the smokin' gun So where to you wanna be When all *** breaks loose Where do you wanna go When the weight comes down Watch for foreign soldiers They'll try to break your neck And I just wanna break your heart"
Guitars stolen from Black Oak Arkansas guitarist Rickie Lee Reynolds. The thief (or thieves) beat his dog with a...
FROM: Black Oak Arkansas The BOA Watseka show is being officially rescheduled to a later date to honor all...
"I wanna listen to some real old school, ray charles kinda old.."Jim Dandy- black oak arkansas
I have a confession to make (which I will prob get bashed by my hard rock friends for this one). But I was a drummer for YEARS in an all girl band, my childhood had a soundtrack of The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Black Oak Arkansas, Journey, Styx, Golden Earring, Jim Croce, Janis, Jimi, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, etc. Then at home, Mom loved Elvis, Porter Wagner, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, etc. My grandfather.Lawrence Welk & Hee Haw. I belong to Generation X. But, Marilyn Manson, Tool, Sublime, Disturbed, Shinedown are all staples of my musical diet now. My confession? Gordon Lightfoot has been the downloader of choice for about a week now. :) Let the bashing begin!! (P.S. I AM THE BIGGEST ELTON JOHN FAN ALIVE!! ♥)
rickie lee of Black Oak Arkansas had some gear stolen near Memphis, TN.
Jim Dandy of Black Oak Arkansas on the Rock Legends Cruise II. Check out more photos here...
The GEORGE JONES that I knew: Growing up in or living in Nashville you never knew/know who you would/will meet. Though I haven't lived there in years I still go there occasionally for various things .Play music,visit old friends,or Dr.Appointments etc: Over the years I have met and spoken with many legends in the music/show business (if only in passing ) Roy Acuff, Johnny Cash and his wife June, Alice Cooper, Black Oak Arkansas, Paul McCartney ,Leon Russell and Sylvester Stallone to name a few. You never know who you will meet in the Music City but the one that stands out in my mind was George Jones . Several years ago I had to have surgery on my vocal chords to remove some polyps. I went to the Otolarynology group across from Vanderbilt. They were recognized as being the best at this sort of thing and indeed from all the Head shots with thank yous hanging in the office you could tell that many major artists trusted them. Anyway, I signed in for my appointment and sat down in the waiting room next to a y ...
Got a Invation' shude i go and play .
Lord willin' and if the creek don't rise, or we have a tornado, lose our power, or the internet goes down (again)... this Sunday night's HiTek Redneck Radio Show will be blasting the airwaves with music from Krokus, Cold Ethyl, Hamilton/Lambert, Cutthroat Trout, Paperkid, Rich Jones, Joe Foster, Bill Dees, Jerry Bone, and some vintage Black Oak Arkansas interview and live recordings. Oh yeah... I WILL be in the chat room - unless any of those things at the beginning of this post happen (y)
If you don't like Jim Dandy by Black Oak Arkansas then..who are you?
Just contemplated the Black Oak Arkansas logo for the first time. It's Jim Dandy!
Joe Lee passed away Monday of this week. Known by many as "Papa Joe", he owned Papa Joes records and tapes in Jonesboro in the heyday of the Record business. More famously , Joe owned Variety Recording , home of Alley Records. He was producer,engineer, musician, general collaborator and inspiration guy. He recorded many artists some of whom became quite successful and famous including ... Bobby Lee Trammel, Narvel Felts, Charlie Rich, Scotty Moore, Ace Cannon, The World Famous Sabers, Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers, The Fabulous Esquires, blues legend Willie Bloom, Jim Messina, Ray Coble, Knowbody Else aka Black Oak Arkansas, The Joe Lee Combo, The Bill Black Combo, Larry Donn Gillahan, The New Castle Blues, The 1932 Ballroom Blues, Jamie Holmes, The Tuesday Blues, and God only knows how many I'm leaving out, because I just can't think of them all. Joe was an accomplished jazz sax player and musician... And somewhere in there he was a band director in Trumann, Arkansas. Visit ...
Listening to Black Oak Arkansas, because I am old and can do what I like.
Always a good thing when you can work Black Oak Arkansas into a lede.
I remember when Jim Dandy Mangrum / Black Oak Arkansas was playing Nacog..couldn't pronounce name of Nacogdoches and called...
Just had the legendary Jim Dandy of Black Oak Arkansas fame just come into out store for service!
WYMG Radio Promo for Black Oak Arkansas with Hipbone Sam this FRIDAY at On The Rox in Jacksonville, IL.
I may or may not be at the VFW watching Black Oak Arkansas. Hard to tell with all the smoke in here.
Great time last night with Black Oak Arkansas. Thanks to all that came!
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Happy Birthday ~ Jim Dandy Mangrum ~ 3.30.1948. I was at this California Jam with Black Oak Arkansas in 1974 and...
Happy 65th Birthday to Jim Dandy of Black Oak Arkansas! He was one of David Lee Roth's most major influences - at...
Looking forward to seeing you at Black Oak Arkansas tonight!
I just saw the band Black Oak Arkansas at McDonald's. They're a band from the 70's. My dad was like "that guy looks familiar" .
Next week Black Oak Arkansas are in town 4/6.
Doors are open and the party is ready to get started! Judge Parker and Black Oak Arkansas are going to rock the...
Here I am going over the top with this stuff, while listening to Black Oak Arkansas, Molly Hatchet, etc Hm!
Song of the day. Black Oak Arkansas - "Jim Dandy"
Black Oak Arkansas plays at music fan's tribute
the band is Black Oak Arkansas, led by Jim Dandy Mangrum, the proto-David Lee Roth. Still tours:
...and now I'm a teeny bit broken-hearted. Googling old bands as I was having a bit of a nostalgia fest .. and up came Black Oak Arkansas. Now if you are familiar with the name, you will have an idea who I was looking for ... but OMG.. time has not been kind to Jim Dandy. (don't look Shirlie Ramsay )Wish I hadn't looked. Kid Rock has taken the title.
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Today In Rock History – March 5 1955 - Elvis Presley makes his first TV appearance on a show called “Louisiana Hayride.” 1958 - Andy Gibb is born in Manchester, England, the youngest brother of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, a.k.a. the Bee Gees. 1963 - Country & western star, Patsy Cline, dies in an airplane crash near Patterson, Tenn., with Grand Ole Opry stars Hawkshaw Hawkins and Cowboy Copas. Cline’s biggest pop hit is, “Crazy,” a No. 9 song in 1961 that is written by Willie Nelson. The song receives a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1992. 1971 - UK band, Badfinger, kicked off their first US tour appearing in Toledo, Ohio. 1976 – Stone City Attractions presents Black Oak Arkansas, Wishbone Ash and Thee Image at the Municipal Auditorium in San Antonio, TX. 1979 - Stone City Attractions presents Nazareth and Thin Lizzy at Memorial Coliseum in Corpus Christi, TX. 1982 – John Belushi of SNL and Blues Brothers fame died today. 1983 - Michael Jackson started a 7 week run at No.1 on the US singl ...
Well gang, I'm sittin' here watchin' a PBS show about my good Arkansas buddy. "Love For Levon!" *** I miss that rascal. The PBS show has all kinda folks who were friends of Levon Helm, but there was always a weird kinda bond between musicians who were actually FROM Arkansas... and I reckon that's because there just wasn't that many of us! Levon was always talkin about us gettin' together to record in Woodstock at his place and The Band and Black Oak Arkansas touring together in a circus tent! Jim wanted to do it on a riverboat! But... time flies... and we continually walk by those roads left untraveled. Levon left us last year... and Rick Danko, my friend and bass player for The Band left before that. Now... my bro Stan has left us, too. Gang, we can't do all we plan in life, but cherish those close to you while they're here.. and don't be afraid to say I love ya to your friends and family. Time is short... way too short. I have a "Ramblin' " story about Levon in my collection of tales which I will soo .. ...
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A truck driver and I talked about famous people we met. He met Willie Nelson and Waylan Jennings. In the 70's and early 80"s I worked at a Sheraton...the hotel in Greenville, SC at the time. I met and partied with Waylon Jenings, Paul Newman, his wife Joanne Woodward(from Greenville) Johnny and Edgar Winter, Ted Nugent, Joe Namath (my hero @ 13yrs.) Molly Hachet, Crosby, Stills, Nash, Kool & The Gang, Three Dog Night, Foghat, Black Oak Arkansas, Charlie Daniels. that's all I can think of. Some house bands @ the hotel let them sit in after the show. Never heard back from anyone except Joe Namath (we went out partying),, and Joann Woodward She is on my FB list.
It has been made official !! The Emilio Emilio Group, with Trinidads own Johnny Wells on drums & vocals, will be one of the headliner bands for this years 'Tommy Bolin Festival' Aug. 1-3, in the hometown where it all started, Sioux City Iowa. A Denver Colorado event with the Tommy Bolin Tribute Band, Johnnie Bolin of Black Oak Arkansas, Emilio Emilio Group, and featured artists yet to be announced, may precede the Iowa Bolinfest. As we all know, the late great legendary guitarist Tommy Bolin, was a leader of such groups as Colorado's own Zephyr and Energy, the James Gang, and Deep Purple ! His life was tragically cut short in 1976 at age 25, but his music lives on. Also watch for The Emilio Emilio Group in southern Colorado and the region, in the months to come.
Service celebrating the life of Black Oak Arkansas guitarist Stanley Knight to be held in Jonesboro
To get you geared up for tonight's sludge themed show here's some Black Oak Arkansas. Southern Rock had a huge...
Stanley Knight has passed away. Knight was the original guitar player for the band Black Oak Arkansas ("Jim Dandy").
listening to Black Oak Arkansas and recreating Del Taco's "secret" (mayonnaise and lime juice) sauce for some late night tacos
Any Black Oak Arkansas fans out there. Check out new website coming for former lead guitar player Harvey Jett
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Rest in Peace brother Stanley Knight of Black Oak Arkansas. You helped put our state on the rocknroll map!
Harvey Jett. From Black Oak Arkansas to Contemporary Christian - the entire journey coming to
On it's way! Guitar Legend Harvey Jett, former lead on Black Oak Arkansas first 3 Gold Albums -
Hitchhiking to Little Rock to see Alice Cooper, Ted Nugent, and Black Oak Arkansas in 1972 seems like yesterday. But not, of course...
"maybe if it were sabbath or Black oak Arkansas" a response I received after suggesting my dad watch an eagles doc
"Go Jim Dandy, Go!" MRT Black Oak Arkansas should be in the Rock&Roll Hall of Fame -they kicked *** set attendance records.
Black Oak Arkansas, a great band from the 70's should be in the Rock N roll Hall of Fame. They kicked some *** set attendance records etc..
Black Oak Arkansas, super massive black hole by the muse
Stanley knight of black oak Arkansas is very sick. Prayes please.?
Black Oak Arkansas lead guitar player, Stanley Knight is really sick. hospice has been called in. prayers please?
I have taught you well, grasshopper. The [Black Oak Arkansas] student has become the master.
Who was a Black Oak Arkansas fan back in the 70's
Taken heat 2day for Paul Harvey remarks. Y'know who else was attacked for his "crazy" views/long hair? Jim Dandy from Black Oak Arkansas.
February 1, 1974 ... * Willard Douglas Jr. has been sworn in as Virginia's first black full-time judge. In remarks following his swearing-in ... Douglas refers to the judgeship as his "impossible dream"... * Fairfax Del. Warren Barry has introduced a bill in the state House of Delegates to set up a state lottery. It's not given much of a chance of passage, though... * Major league tennis here in Richmond ... as Patrice Dominguez of France upsets third-seeded Marty Riessen in the quarterfinals of the Fidelity World Championship Tennis Tournament at Richmond Coliseum... * Three movies opening today in the Capital City ... there's Maggie Smith and Timothy Bottoms in "Love and Pain and the Whole *** Thing" at the Capitol Theater ... "The Don Is Dead" starring Anthony Quinn at the Byrd ... and "Bamboo Gods and Iron Men" at Loew's... * On February 7 ... Black Oak Arkansas brings Southern Rock to the Richmond Mosque. On the 14th ... Valentine's Day ... the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and an unknown comic named Steve ...
Just got done pricing the Jukebox Only 45's...some really cool stuff! Besides Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Velvet Revolver, R.E.M. (8 different titles), and Aerosmith, there is Motley Crue, Queen, Bowie, Cinderella, Queensryche, Soundgarden, Black Crowes, B B King & Eric Clapton, Elvis, Alice In Chains, Ozzy, The Jacksons, and more! Over 30 in all! Several of them are on colored vinyl for an extra bonus. Also some rare promo Macy Gray, Queen, Fleetwood Mac (pre Lindsay & Stevie), Dave Edmunds(clear vinyl), and original oldies by Them(w/ Van Morrison), Cream, Black Oak Arkansas, James Brown, Chuck Berry, Gregg Allman, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more! I'll try to fit them in the bin by the entrance and what won't fit will go in the second 45 bin on the inside near $2 LP's. I will also be bring out at least 50 or more new LP's to put in New Arrivals bin.
Get your FREE pass to the 2013 Coachella Music Festival! Listening to - Black Oak Arkansas ~~ Jim Dandy
I've have to get in the bed..I've watched and listened to so so many songs on YouTube ...from Black Oak Arkansas to Hank William Sr...lots of music..I love Ray Price and Keith Whitley..I think I listened to all theirs..Hank Thompson, Merle...whew...some good listening...
Royal Southern Brotherhood Celebrates Mardi Gras at the Blue Nile on Frenchmen Street in New Orleans on this Saturday. 1/19 One year in existence and 20 countries later the band continues to deliver their southern soul music mixing two of the souths legendary styles into their own. Fresh off of the Greg Allman tour Cyril Neville, Devon Allman, Mike Zito, Charlie Wooton, and Yonrico Scott end their Rock Legends tour that traveled the Southern Roots music highway starting on Rock Legends Cruise with Paul Rogers, Black Oak Arkansas, and Foreigner. the band extended the tour leg with stops in Gainesville, Atlanta, and Macon GA - the other cities that inspired the RSB sound.
Why do I listen to Black Oak Arkansas? Because they freaking kick it hillbilly sour mash rock n roll style.
Bridget Kathleen Kelly Fik Bridget Kelly Band (Blues) This band choice is a full band which plays up to 3 hours of blues, popular covers and originals. We are opening for Albert Castiglia March l0 at the High Dive...formerly known as Common Grounds 7 pm if you can make the show. Bridget Kelly Vocals - Tim Fik on electric guitar - Mike Barady on drums and Mike Hamm on bass. Tim Fik has been written up in guitar magazine and has opened for many popular acts including: The Ramones, Psychedelic furs, Natalie Merchant, Steppenwolf, Mark Chestnut, Black Oak Arkansas, Kentucky Head Hunters, Gary Allen, Cahd Brock, Oak Ridge Boys, Black Foot, Wade Hayes, Darryle Singletary, Talk Talk, Romantics, Blotto, Platinum Blonde, Shannandoah, Clay Walker, Ricky Van Shelton, and Bob Frizell. Please LIKE Bridget Kelly Band for details of upcoming shows. We are booked through March but would like to book for April or May. Our shows have been standing room only lately! LIKE Bridget Kelly Band for show details.
I recently saw Black Oak Arkansas..Jim Dandy isnt quite as slender as he once was, but still plays the washboard like its going out of style
My next interview is with Jim "Dandy" Mangrum ...legendary frontman with Black Oak Arkansas!
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I'm interviewing ... Jim "Dandy" Mangrum the legendary frontman for Black Oak Arkansas tomorrow!
hey desimio...tick tock tick tock tic tock.2 concerts each planned for 38 special, BTO, Foreigner, Blue Oyster, and Creedence Clearwater. 1 concert each of Molly Hatchet, Marshall Tucker, Kansas, Pat Travers, Foghat, Paul Rodgers, Atlanta Rythm Section, Black Oak Arkansas, and Artimus Pyle. Tack on a dinner with lynnie and woodie so if I don't make it back at least u'll understand.
Rehearsing jive using "Jim Dandy" by Black Oak Arkansas as the piece.
I'm downloading a 2-disc set of Black Oak Arkansas at the Paramount Theater in Seattle (and Portland's Paramount too), from 1973 right now. A friend of mine at work played it for me and I was blown away. He was actually there, very cool. Made me wonder why I didn't pay attention to this awesome album back in the day. Jim Dandy, the singer... David Lee Roth owes him a LOT for basically stealing his whole schtick!
Just bought our tickets for Scotty McCreery, Diamond Rio, Kristen Kelly and Charlie Pride show also bought tickets to go and see the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum and more for our trip to Nashville TN for our 20th Annv which will begin next friday after work for a week. I can not wait. I'm so excited. I think Ray is too. He is not a country type person (No Ozzy or Black Oak Arkansas sorry) but I think he will like it. Like he said what ever I want to do is fine for our 20th. I'm so excited just like when I got a new flagpole and flag from Stepanie and Matthew. I love it. ;) I Love it ;)
Had a great day with friends and also a friend who some may remember from the group Black Oak Arkansas. The lead singer, Jim Dandy. He made a wonderful group of pies and single serve little cakes. For a real man, he does know how to make everything so sweet. I am full now, and ready for a glass of Merlot. Thanks again to all the well wishers on this "thankful" day.
I have Perry Stone and David Jeremiah books on sale this morning at our yard sale at 301 N. Main in Black Oak Arkansas
Heard an old song by Black Oak Arkansas today, 'Jim Dandy to the Rescue', and the friday hits just keep on surprising me, would die without a car stereo.Love that old song and the memories that go with it, SWEET!
James Mangrum, better known as Jim "Dandy" Mangrum (born March 30, 1948), is the lead singer and frontman for the American Southern Rock band Black Oak Arkansas. He is noted for his raspy voice, long hair, and wild, sexually-explicit stage antics which sometimes included miming sex with a washboard...
Rollin' South Bound for Tonite's Show in Walton,Kentucky at Garrett's Place Sports Bar and Grill 9:00-1:00. Been gettin' geared up all day listening to Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Gregg Allman, Jimmy Martin, Freddie King, Black Oak Arkansas and Hank Williams. What are YOU Listening to to get fired up for TONITE???
Dave i imagine you were a big fan of Jim Dandy from Black Oak Arkansas ,,true?
The Greatest Hits of Black Oak Arkansas and many similar artists!
Let Black Oak Arkansas know you want a tour stop in your city. Demand it! now.
Opening for BLACK OAK ARKANSAS at Grant St. 10-21-12
looking foward to lunch meeting with Butch Stone ( manager of Krokus, Black Oak Arkansas, Tommy Aldridge. an others) on Tues. on Dickson St.
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would u be interested in doing a banjo solo on a Black Oak Arkansas tribute lp? Profits for charity.
Tonight I got to hang out with Adrian Belew, Julie & Erick Slick AND Johnny Bolin of Black Oak Arkansas! Yes, Tommy's brother!! I LOVE MY JOB!!!
Mitt Romney, if elected, plans to melt all your old LPs into a 'new fossil' fuel. Go! Run! ...and hide your Uriah Heep and Black Oak Arkansas records NOW!
There's my potroast eatin' buddy! Rock on my friend...Uncle Keith and I miss you!
Jim "Dandy" Mangrum and Ruby Starr ham it up onstage in this 1976 clip. And, yes -- you didn't imagine it -- that was James Brown at the beginning introducin...
Chicago's pride of the 70's and 80's showing why they were a force to be reckoned with. They were loud, they were tight, they were the best!!
People I know and admire: President Obama, Debbie Wasserman Shultz, Sherrod Brown, Dahlia lama, Black Oak Arkansas, Bill Cosby, Gabby Gifford, The Ohio Mixers. I have met some, voted for some, and admire them all. There is a special quality about these people.
Black Oak Arkansas loud in my headphones, blogging, and watching Golden Girls with the tv on mute. Typical for any night of my life.
Love this song , and I didn't find a studio version of it on youtube , So here it is Enjoy !
My cousins are busy if your in Ft Myers Fla check out another of my cousins he the bass player in Black Oak Arkansas... should be a great show!!
Ok, the song I can't shake out of my head today, "Lord Have Mercy On My Soul"!! Black Oak Arkansas.
So my nephew Greg turned me on to Blackberry Smoke Band, kind of reminds me of the old 70's bands like Black Oak Arkansas, I give them a BIG LIKE!!!
It Wasnt Uploaded so i thought i would,Also,If anyone could email me the lyrics that would be great...
I just used to tag Jim Dandy by Black Oak Arkansas.
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Stream High 'N' Dry (LP Version) by Black Oak Arkansas on High on the Hog for free on Grooveshark.
BOA doing an acoustic show at TGs in Memphis.Jim Dandy,Rickie Lee Reynolds and Hal McCormack
has picked his song for his presidential announcement press conference. It is Hot Nasty by Black Oak Arkansas!!
I just heard Black Oak Arkansas sing DIXIE.As i stood up and put my hand over my heart all i could think of was ONE MORE GO AT IT.
This Sat at TG's in come see Black Oak Arkansas acoustic show. Starts at 9:00!!
I saw him, Cab Callaway and Black Oak Arkansas at the Hollywood Palladium for my 16th birthday. It was so amazing I still remember it.
Hi gang. I've been asked about the Knowbody Else stuff that's starting to show up on a compilation CD, and I've decided to spend a bit of time here for all of you who are my friends and family to explain. The first Stax album of Knowbody Else came out in the 60s, and took off like a heard of turtles! Before we were taken over by Ahmet Ernegun and our Atlantic Record family (and the name change to Black Oak Arkansas), we were almost finished with another Knowbody Else album. Jim Stewart of Stax let us go to Atlantic, but wanted the right to release that unfinished album in the future if we ever became a viable commodity! (Fancy talkin'... huh?) This later became "Early Times" by Black Oak Arkansas... released on Stax. All of this you probably already know. What you DON'T know is that before we recorded that first Stax album... we did an entire other Knowbody Else album that was never released! A friend of ours and a musician on his own of some Memphis and world-wide fame, Jim Dickenson, did an album here i ...
Your obscure music fact for the day: Black Oak Arkansas recorded their cover version of "Jim Dandy to the Rescue" at the suggestion of Elvis Presley.
We are putting on a FREE concert this Saturday at Bounbon Hall , at 5pm Seasoned Soul, at 7pm Ampersand and at 9pm Jim Dandy and Black Oak Arkansas all FREE. It will be in the back of the bar. This is not just some bands playing at a bar it's a concert with a professional production company setting up a stage, lights, sound, the whole works, definitely one not to miss. Hope y'all can make it... Respects Bayou Country Riders MC Swamp
It's Friday, time for a little something from Black Oak Arkansas. Makes me wonder what David Lee Roth is doing tonight.
According to Washboard Player magazine, Jim Dandy of Black Oak Arkansas was the best washboard player of the 20th c ...
Big Jim Dandy gets busy with his washboard. Black Oak Arkansas are considered by many to be the original Southern Rock group. This track is an absolute legen...
I saw Jim Dandy and Black Oak Arkansas tonight. Great quote from Jim Dandy, "We don't need great leaders, great leaders need us!" They rocked!
Black Oak Arkansas returns to Little Rock Arkansas: Arkansas . Jim Dandy and his band of Southern Rockers took ...
Headed to the Black Oak Arkansas show. God bless Jim Dandy Mangrum. Without him, David Lee Roth would had to come up with a different act.
When I was 14 years old I would have sold my soul to be Jim Dandy, lead vocalist for Black Oak Arkansas! The all-time consumate Rock frontman, a stud who men loved and women wanted.oh yeah!
Off to Savanah Tennessee today to set up the Darryl Worley "Tennessee River Run" concert site. Featured bands tommorow: Darryl Worley, David Lee Murphy, John Anderson, BadFinger, & Black Oak Arkansas (a blast from the past)! All on the Allstar Stage! Photos to come!
Kicked back listening to Jim Dandy by Black Oak Arkansas.:)
Gets me in the mood for my next stop - Black Oak Arkansas - Jim Dandy (live 1974) -
Looking forward to rehearsing with Dewey Wells tomorrow (Jerry Lee Lewis, Black Oak Arkansas)!
Alphabetically through my ipod: Black Oak Arkansas. If Led Zeppelin had been from the south, they would have been Black Oak Arkansas. Go Jim Dandy Go!
So most of my life is predicated by musical moments. Those times in your life where music seems to be a demarcation point. Alice Cooper at the Palace in 1971 I had never seen anything like that. 1972 Yes with King Crimson opening up set 1973 King Crimson at the Palace with Black Oak Arkansas as the opener ( who that that was a good idea) 1973 Mike Siperas and I are visiting a friend at Tufts University and Genesis is playing there that night. 1973 Mott the Hoople at the Palace with Queen as opening act 1974 Genesis doing the Lamb lies Down at the Palace. New Years Eve 1975 seeing Patti Smith, Television & John Cale with Barry Erikson in NYC Bob Marley in 1979 in Vt The Clash in 1982 in Vt ( they showed up in in a bar down the street later) and so many other shows. Music seems to be my lifeline.
On the turntable this morning: the great memories of "Jim Dandy" from Black Oak Arkansas -- --
A little Black Oak Arkansas is JUST what I needed to widen these sleepy eyes this morning. Besides, I sorta consider myself a bit of a Jim Dandy in my own twisted mind. So, without delay, let's run by Swifty (the only place I can afford gas these days), fill up the tank, and GET THIS DAY STARTED!!!
For my friends from Arkansas. Jim Dandy by Black Oak Arkansas, from SoundHound
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Being an opening act is rarely fun for an up-and-coming band. Bruce Springsteen's experiences opening up for Chicago and Black Oak Arkansas in the early
Right now Im listening to Black Oak Arkansas- "Keep the Faith" bet you would not have guessed that one
Just in case Black Oak Arkansas is around Rochester MN tomorro we're having a pre-concert party before George Thorogood Plays tomorro night. Come on over guys. So Johnny, Hal, and Ricky stop on by (bring Jim Dandy too) and we'll have some fun. When you guys get to Rochester next you all come to the house.
August Jam was a huge outdoor concert held Saturday August 10, 1974 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway outside Charlotte, North Carolina in the United States. The concert promoter was Kaleidoscope Productions and was sponsored by radio stations WAYS and WROQ The concert featured the Allman Brothers Band, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Foghat, Black Oak Arkansas, the Marshall Tucker Band, the Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Grinderswitch, PFM and others. The Eagles were booked to play but cancelled. It was the largest concert ever held in the state of North Carolina and one of the largest in the U.S. at that time, with an estimated attendance in excess of 200,000. I was there with my friends. Wow it was crazy. People knocked down the fence to get in free. Good times in 74.
It’s almost time to make a Tennessee River Run. Darryl Worley’s Tennessee River Run concert will bring David Lee Murphy, John Anderson, Badfinger and Black Oak Arkansas to stage with Worley in downtown Savannah, Tenn., on Saturday, Sept. 15. Throughout his career, Worley has produced over...
“Black Oak Arkansas and ROOR to get the day started” not a bad way to do it
So James how was Black Oak Arkansas? Was Jim Dandy swinging his walker around?
Whew, a full night of classic Southern Rock.Black Oak Arkansas was both very cool (I guess because Jim Mangrum was always one of my fave front guys) and somewhat disappointing (their guitarist was very well versed in huge power chords and the "crowd point" ... not in the finer intricacies of 70s southern boogie and blues-rock). Anyway, Ol' Jim Dandy at times was awe inspiring, at others, reminding me of an athsmatic cross between Hasil Adkins and Mr Rogers.oh well, at least I saw them. The new version of Blackfoot, hand picked by founding member Ricky Medlocke, was quite impressive.nailing versions of "Train Train"... "Highway Song" . and "Wishing Well" among others. guitarist Tim Rossi blew me away.remember that name. Finally, the latest conglomerate to be called "Molly Hatchet" (I believe only Dave Hlubek remains from the first album) was quite enjoyable, with the classic twin guitar leads amid epic length jams. And being a Danny Joe Brown fan, I still thought the vocals were handled very well.not an im ...
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