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Black Oak Arkansas

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Black Oak Arkansas: Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)

Review by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 27 May 1971

IT IS SAID that before they became a rock and roll band Black Oak Arkansas were a teenage gang the mere mention of whose name ...

Black Oak Arkansas: Turkey Talking to Arkansas

Interview by John Mendelssohn, Rolling Stone, 25 November 1971

LOS ANGELES – On stage, almost scary, are Black Oak Arkansas. ...

John Mendelsohn's Hollywood: Tales of Black Oak and Milk

Column by John Mendelssohn, Disc and Music Echo, 18 March 1972

PLEASE ALLOW me to introduce myself: ...

Black Oak Arkansas: Keep The Faith

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Rolling Stone, 25 May 1972

LESTER BANGS tells the Black Oak Arkansas story in his own words: ...

Black Oak Arkansas: If An Angel Came To See You, Would You Make Her Feel At Home? (Atlantic SD-7008)

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Rolling Stone, 20 July 1972

BLACK OAK Arkansas have now blown off three first sides in a row, and that's not even counting their undistinguished album on Stax hack in ...

Black Oak Arkansas: Raunch'n'Roll

Review by Robot A. Hull, Creem, June 1973

THE SORTA people who listen to Black Oak Arkansas are about the closest things to teenage Frankensteins in existence. They hide out in the hills ...

Black Oak Arkansas: It's One Big Party and You're Invited

Report and Interview by Lillian Roxon, New York Sunday News, 22 July 1973

I HAVE IT from the horse's mouth this week — the best way to get a rock and roll band is through the road managers. ...

Black Oak Arkansas: When Rock & Roll Came to Arkansas

Essay by Greg Shaw, Creem, September 1973

A passel o' scraggly critters came outa the woodwork ...

Black Oak Arkansas

Profile and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 23 February 1974

Black Oak Arkansas are UK bound and MM's man in America, Chris Charlesworth, warns: watch out for the sexiest thing since Jim Morrison ...

Black Oak Arkansas

Profile and Interview by Michael Gross, Circus Raves, March 1974


Blue Oyster Cult/Black Oak Arkansas

Report and Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 2 March 1974

THIRD TIME down 52nd and 6th, and this guy from The Process is still trying to accost you with his pamphlets and spectre-of-doom rap. ...

Various Artists: California Jam Festival: Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario CA

Live Review by David Rensin, Zoo World, 23 May 1974

"Bastion Of Ennui" nets record gate. ...

Black Sabbath/Black Oak Arkansas: Black Power

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 8 June 1974

IF JIM DANDY'S PANTS were any tighter they'd have hair growing out of them.Fringed suede jacket, fringed suede boots, and those white satin pants. Now, ...

Black Oak Arkansas, Medicine Head: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 28 September 1974

Pure hokum — but damn fine! ...

Black Oak Arkansas: "I don't need no thirty tons of drums to play heavy..."

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 28 September 1974

Tommy Aldridge, drummer with Black Oak Arkansas, talks to Karl Dallas ...

Hard Rock in Hawaii: "Like an Army Zone"

Report by Judith Sims, Rolling Stone, 10 October 1974

HONOLULU — BACKSTAGE violence erupted before an August 31st concert at Hawaii Raceway Park which starred War, Black Oak Arkansas, Billy Preston and Brownsville Station. ...

Black Oak Arkansas: Hot And Nasty

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 19 October 1974

ACTUALLY Atlantic are taking a hell of a chance with this album. In case you haven't yet glommed the cover in your local, it's a ...

Black Oak Arkansas: Street Party (Atco)

Review by Richard Riegel, Creem, November 1974

H.L. MENCKEN once wrote that he could toss an egg out the window of a Pullman car anywhere in America and splatter a yokel. It's ...

The South Gon' Rise Again

Overview by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 18 January 1975

"Oh yeah, who says?" asks a sceptical ROY CARR who, after swigging hard on the Confederacy's brew of Redneck Rebel Rock, remains stubbornly unintoxicated. ...

Black Oak Arkansas Kick Up Their Heels In Europe

Review and Interview by Michael Gross, Circus, July 1975

SITTING IN a Holiday Inn, not in in Evansville or Bakersfield, but just a few minutes walk from Hyde Park in London, Jim Dandy Mangrum ...


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