Black Oak Arkansas is an American Southern rock band named after the band's hometown of Black Oak, Arkansas. This isn't really southern rock -- this is southern boogie. Black Oak Arkansas! Check out Black Oak Arkansas on Amazon Music. 2013 five CD box set containing a quintet of albums packaged in cardboard mini LP sleeves and housed in a slipcase. Black Oak Arkansas discography and songs: Music profile for Black Oak Arkansas, formed 1969. Albums include Dazed and Confused, High on … Their main claim to fame was the radio success of “Jim Dandy”, not to mention their live shows were legend. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Black Oak Arkansas - X-Rated at Discogs. Their main claim to fame was the radio success of “Jim Dandy”, not to mention their live shows were legend. Hal is currently co-producing a new Black Oak album with Jim. FAST 'N FREE. Top Rated Plus. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Black Oak Arkansas. Listen to music from Black Oak Arkansas. Warner Bros. released a DVD on the early years of the band, and then charged forth with another release of a Black Oak Arkansas DVD live at Royal Albert Hall in London! Produced by Iron Butterfly's Lee Dorman and Mike Pinera, Black Oak Arkansas introduced a three-guitar thunderstorm underpinning the scary basso profundo growls of lead singer Jim "Dandy" Mangrum.This was a sound unlike any other on the then-nascent Southern rock scene. ... Rock Album Music CDs. American Southern rock band Black Oak Arkansas, are best known for their 1973 album High on the Hog, featuring their hit cover of LaVerne Baker's 'Jim Dandy', which reached the top 25 in the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Another two BOA studio albums came out in 1976, Balls of Fire and 10 Yr Overnight Success, which closed out the band's deal with MCA . Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon. It is helped by Mike Pinera's and Lee Dorman's (both ex-Iron Butterfly) excellent production -- in fact, given their past experiences, this is a surprisingly crisp and clean mix. New … It’s got 10 years of Jim’s writing in there, and every song is a fuckin’ novel. Bands such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special, The Allman Brothers, and Molly Hatchet copied Black Oak's style to make a sound that is easily identifiable as southern rock. The band reached the height of its fame in the 1970s with ten charting albums released in that decade. Listen to Back Thar N' Over Yonder by Black Oak Arkansas - a new album (release date: October 15, 2013) @ New Releases Now By the time the live LP had come out, Black Oak Arkansas had already released their first album under a new deal with MCA Records, 1975's X-Rated.