Black Oak Arkansas

Black Oak Arkansas, a southern rock-band formed 1970 in Black Oak, Arkansas.

In 1978 - 80 a young guitar player named Shawn Lane made its first "rockstar" experiences by the age of 15!

They are most known for the song "Jim Dandy to the Rescue". They are very well know also for their hit single "in da club" which was later made into a rap song by 50 cent.

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They are very well know also for their hit single "in da club" which was later made into a rap song by 50 cent.
. They are most known for the song "Jim Dandy to the Rescue". Cake's fifth album Pressure Chief, was released on October 5, 2004. In 1978 - 80 a young guitar player named Shawn Lane made its first "rockstar" experiences by the age of 15!. Cake headlined the Unlimited Sunshine Tour festival in the summer of 2002 among an eyebrow-raising ecletic mix of bands including indie rock superstars Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips, De La Soul, Latin techno fusion band Kinky and bluegrass group The Hackensaw Boys. Black Oak Arkansas, a southern rock-band formed 1970 in Black Oak, Arkansas. Their biggest hits include "The Distance", an alternative retake of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive", "Never There", "Sheep Go to Heaven", and "Short Skirt/Long Jacket".

Todd Roper left the band after recording Comfort Eagle. Greg Brown left in 1998, replaced by Xan McCurdy. Damiani left the band in 1997, replaced by Gabe Nelson. Their musical style is quite unique, and has been compared to They Might Be Giants and the Talking Heads, though a more accurate sound-alike would be Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.

Although their music is often classifed as alternative rock, Cake commonly combines multiple musical genres, such as funk, pop, jazz, rap, and country. Cake's music features droll lyrics rife with word play (laconically-voiced in a rap-like style by lead vocalist/guitarist John McCrea), catchy distorted guitar riffs (courtesy, until 1998, of guitarist Greg Brown and, until 1997, bass player Victor Damiani), and a solo trumpet (played by Vince DiFiore). Cake is a Sacramento, California band, formed in 1991, who have had several hits throughout the 1990s and 2000s from their five recorded albums. Todd Roper - Drums, percussion (left after Comfort Eagle). John McCrea - Vocals, acoustic guitar, organ, vibraslap.

originally Victor Damiani (also left before "Prolonging the Magic" was recorded). Gabe Nelson - Bass guitar

    . originally Greg Brown, (left before the recording of Prolonging the Magic). Xan McCurdy - Electric guitar
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      Vince DiFiore - Trumpet, percussion.

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