Blue on Black (5:31)

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“Blue on Black” is a song by American blues band Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and is the lead single from their second studio album, Trouble Is… Noah Hunt, a Cincinnati, Ohio native and Shepherd collaborator, is the lead singer.

Released on April 7, 1998, the track rose to No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and remained there for 6 non-consecutive weeks.

“Blue on Black” was regarded as the best rock song of 1998 by various media, and its popularity helped make Trouble Is… the 1999 Blues Album of the Year in Billboard.

The song continues to be a top download of the Kenny Wayne Shepherd catalog, ranking at No. 1 on Rhapsody.


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