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Black Oak Arkansas is an American Southern rock band named after the band's hometown of Black Oak, Arkansas, USA. The band reached the height of its fame in the 1970s with ten charting albums released in that decade. Their style is punctuated by multiple guitar players and the raspy voice and on-stage antics of vocalist Jim "Dandy" Mangrum.

The group, originally called "The Knowbody Else", was formed in 1965 in Black…

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  • On a beverage run for a sec but...Catchin' up with the BOA guys on a new VH1 Classic Doc "Where Are They Now?" right now on the tube. 3AM here and happened to catch it now luckily, first run I think. Well, there's TIVO and reruns, so make sure ya catch it. It's a fan- f 'n- tastic great hour !!!
  • V...Try "Hot And Nasty, Best of..." and then 1973's "Raunch N' Roll Live."
  • This is southern rock at its best, also my old man's favorite band, remember he used to listen every night with my mom when i was kid. Good memories!
  • good music
  • Spotify playlist: [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/3UXuTFtY1oT5k1Gf0mh0Ny]Rock University: 60 years of Rock Music[/url]
  • Jim Dandy to the rescue!
  • Jim Dandy to the rescue!
  • my dad's favorite band when he was living. i hated em then. then he died and i got all his lp's of them (he had them all) and now i love them. if only i had shared his love with them when he was alive. rest easy father
  • Uhhh yeah. Black Oak been around waaaay before Van Halen. Thanks to Phatbasta for keepin it real..!
  • Pjfan320....Lets drop some knowledge on you..You got that backwards...David Lee Roth copied Jim's style...Here's a quote for ya to read...."Jim Dandy is credited with inspiring Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth’s image and onstage persona as well."...Get your facts straight..Jim Dandy to the rescue....again!!

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