We've covered BOA in these pages before, so we won't go into too much detail of their early history again here. What we will tell you is that this was the first album to feature new guitarist Jimmy Henderson, who'd replaced founder member Harvey Jett. This was also the last studio album for Atlantic Records, with the band moving on to MCA that same year. Now signed to Capricorn Records and joined by new members Greg Reding and Jack Holder, together with Henderson on guitars, Andy Tanas on bass and vocals and Joel Williams on drums, the band released two albums for the label, ''Race with the Devil" in and "I'd rather be Sailing" the following year.
Black Oak Arkansas finally disbanded at the end of the eighties. His name has also recently been spotted with the likes of blues sensation Jonny Lang. Dandy, Reynolds and original bassist Pat Dougherty turned up in yet another version of Black Oak Arkansas a few years ago with Tommy Bolin's brother, Johnnie, on drums, and guitar sensation Rocky Athas , and the excellent "The Wild Bunch" album was released in X Rated.
Underdog Heroes. Back Thar N' Over Yonder. Jim Dandy Live. Even More Dazed and Confused. Southern Rock Christmas. Karaoke - 90's Female Country - Vol. Dazed And Confused. Jim Dandy. Lincoln Chase. Black Oak Arkansas. Mutants of the Monster. Hot Rod. Happy Hooker. Hot and Nasty. This Is Our Time. Forgive and Forget.
Post Toastee. Dark Purple Blues. Shake the Devil. James Mangrum has continued recording and touring with a series of different Black Oak lineups, up to the present day. Black Oak Arkansas currently enjoys a loyal fan following. However, the later lineups have yet to duplicate the level of album sales that the original lineup generated in the early-mid s. In addition, in the s former Maine State Representative Chris Greeley once 'opened' for them as a member of the rock band Toyz.
Original Black Oak Arkansas guitarist Stanley Knight born on February 12, in Little Rock, Arkansas died on February 16, , four days after his 64th birthday following a brief battle with cancer. The album contained five newly recorded songs and 10 previously unreleased s tracks which were produced by Tom Dowd.
The new songs featured a line-up of original and current members. The band toured to support the album. On May 24, , Black Oak Arkansas released Underdog Heroes , their first album consisting of all new recordings in 30 years. The album featured founding members Mangrum and Reynolds. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the band. For the town, see Black Oak, Arkansas. This article needs additional citations for verification.
Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page.Black Oak released two albums on the struggling Capricorn Records, Race with the Devil in and I'd Rather Be Sailing the following year. Neither album sold well. In , guitarist Shawn Lane joined the band at age 14 and toured with the band for four years. Post-Capricorn Records.