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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Various Refers
Black Oak, Arkansas, USA
*  1970


Jim Dandy - voc
Ricky Lee Reynolds - g
Steve Nunenmacher - g
William Lemuel - bg,voc
Jon Wells - ds
Billy Battle - kb

Former Members:

Harvey Jett (g, 1970-8/74); Ricky Lee Reynolds (g, 1970-4/75); Stan Knight (g, 1970-cca 3/75); Jimmy Henderson (g, 8/74-1978); Greg Redding (g, 1977-78); Jack Holder (g, cca 1977-78)
Wayne Evans (ds, 1970-72); Tommy Aldridge (ds, 1972-cca 3/75); Joel Williams (ds, cca 1977-78)
Pat Daugherty (bg, 1970-cca 3/75); Andy Tanas (bg, cca 1977-1978)
Marius Tenczner (kb, 4/76-cca 7/76)
Ruby Starr (voc, 1974-75, 4/76-cca 7/76)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Black Oak Arkansas7/1971 Atlantic
2.Keep The Faith3/1972 Atlantic
3.If An Angel Came To See You, Would You Make Her Feel At Home?7/1972 Atlantic 93
4.Raunch'N'Roll - Live
(in the UK 24.1.75)
3/1973 Atlantic 90
5.High On The Hog10/1973 Atlantic 52
6.Street Party02.08.1974Atlantic 56
7.Hot And Nasty10/1974 Atlantic
8.Ain't Life Grand?4/1975 Atlantic
9.Vigilante1975 Atlantic
10.The Early Years1975 Stax
11.X-Rated19.09.1975MCA 99
12.Live Mutha23.01.1976Atlantic
13.Balls Of Fire06.08.1976MCA
14.10 Years Overnight Success3/1977 MCA
15.Race With The Devil04.11.1977Capricorn
16.Best Of Black Oak Arkansas1977
17.I'd Rather Be Sailing02.06.1978Capricorn
18.Ready As Hell11/1984 Hacienda
19.Black Attack Is Back1986 Hacienda
20.The Wild Bunch02.11.1999Cleopatra
21.Greatest Hits
credited to: Jim Dandy's Black Oak Arkansas
22.Definitive Rock Collection17.10.2006Rhino
23.The Complete Raunch 'N' Roll Live2007 Real Gone
24.Knowbody Else22.01.2008Cleopatra
25.Back Thar n' Over Yonder15.10.2013Atco

Ruby Starr:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Scene Stealer13.08.1976Capitol
2.Smokey Places1977

Stan Knight:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.True Lies25.09.2001Knight Man

Jim Dandy:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Ready As Hell11/1984 Heavy Metal

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.King's Row / Older Than Grandpa1970 Enterprise
2.Lord Have Mercy On My Soul / Uncle Lijah9/1971 Atco
3.Hot And Nasty / Singin' The Blues11/1971 Atco
4.Keep The Faith / The Big One's Still Coming1972 Atco
5.Full Blown Ride / We Help Each Other8/1972 Atco
6.Hot And Nasty / Hot Rod4/1973 Atco
7.Jim Dandy (To The Rescue) / Red Hot Lovin'11/1973 Atlantic 25
8.Dancing In The Street / Dixie02.08.1974Atlantic
9.Hey Ya'll / Sting Me20.09.1974Atlantic
10.Taxman / Dixie
(v USA)
12/1974 Atco
11.Taxman / Jailbait
(v GB)
12.Back Door Man / Good Stuff4/1975 Atco
13.Fancy Nancy / Keep On6/1975 Atco
14.Strong Enough To Be Gentle / Ace In The Hole1/1976 MCA 89
15.Great Balls Of Fire / Highway Pirate30.04.1976MCA
16.Fistful Of Love / Storm Of Passion06.08.1976MCA
17.Ramblin' Gamblin' Man / Storm Of Passion24.09.1976MCA
18.When The Band Was Singin' "Shakin' All Over" / Bad Boy's Back In School2/1977 MCA
19.Not Fade Away / Feels So Good1978 Capricorn
20.Ride With Me / Wind In Our Sales1978 Capricorn
21.Ready As Hell / Black Cat Woman8/1985 Hacienda

Ruby Starr:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Maybe I'm Amazed06.08.1976Capitol


since 4/76 backed with the all-girl quartet "Hot Buttered Soul"
1977-78 Black Oak
disbanded 1978
reunited 1984

Jim Dandy:

appeared on the LP:

Flash Fearless Versus The Zorg Women Parts 5 & 6 (16.5.75, Chrysalis)

Press References:

19889 7Metalový pravěk
Melody Maker
1971004.12.197152Pop Albumsalbum review
19742201.06.197434Caught In The Actgig review
19743821.09.197417New Pop Singlessingle review
19744509.11.197447Albumsalbum review
1975501.02.197534Albumsalbum review
1975822.02.197529Caught In The Actgig review
19751008.03.197548Caught In The Actgig review
19751222.03.197526MM Fileprofile
19753209.08.197529Albumsalbum review
19755013.12.197552Albumsalbum review
19761403.04.197632Albumsalbum review
19763528.08.197634Singles Extrasingle review
19763604.09.197618New Albumsalbum review
19764109.10.19763New Singlessingle review
19771219.03.197730Albumsalbum review
New Musical Express
1973003.11.197357This Is America
1974002.03.197429This Is America
1974013.04.19742News Desk
1974003.08.19742News Desk - Recording News
1974010.08.197411Albumsalbum review
1974031.08.19743News Desk
1974028.09.197439Front Row Reviewsgig review
1974019.10.197425Plattersalbum review
1974023.11.19743News Desk
1975022.02.19753News Desk - Record News
1975022.02.197523Plattersalbum review
1975008.03.197535On The Towngig review
1975012.07.197519Plattersalbum review
1975026.07.19753News Desk - Recording News
1975020.09.19753News Desk
1975027.09.19753News Desk
1975029.11.197522Plattersalbum review
1976024.04.19763News Desk
1976022.05.197613Plattersalbum review, single review
1976005.06.197614Plattersalbum review, single review
1976019.06.19762News Desk
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