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.This article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Black_Oak_Arkansas&action=edit).
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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. Boston's "Smokin" was on the list. They are most known for the song "Jim Dandy to the Rescue". Following the September 11, 2001 attacks, radio conglomerate Clear Channel Communications sent out of a list of 150 songs apparently recommended not to be played. In 1978 - 80 a young guitar player named Shawn Lane made its first "rockstar" experiences by the age of 15!. As of 2002, the band continues to produce new music, though Scholz and Delp are the only original members. Black Oak Arkansas, a southern rock-band formed 1970 in Black Oak, Arkansas. Boston's music is still in heavy rotation, mainly on "classic rock" radio stations.
His autocratic nature and unwillingness to complete albums in a timely manner led to a series of conflicts which culminated in lawsuits filed by fellow-bandmembers and the label, Epic Records. Scholz was also, less flatteringly, known as a perfectionist: according to one rumor, he is said to have re-recorded a set of drum tracks more than one hundred times. These pursuits garnered him at least as much wealth as his work with Boston. During the early 1980s he formed the audio-electronics firm Scholz Research & Development, Inc., which marketed the highly-successful "Rockman" guitar amplifier.
Scholz was often described as a "genius", both musically and technically. The band also released a Greatest Hits album in 1997. The band followed it with Don't Look Back (1978), Third Stage (1986), Walk On (1994), and a "reunion" release entitled Corporate America (2002). Boston was an immediate success, and ranks as one of the highest selling albums of all time, with more than 16 million copies sold.
It was only after the label insisted on seeing the band perform that Hashian and Sheehan were added. Much of their first, eponymous 1976 Epic Records release was recorded by Scholz, Delp, and Goudreau in a project studio in Scholz's basement. During their meteoric rise, the Massachusetts-based group consisted of guitarist and songwriter Tom Scholz, singer Brad Delp, guitarist Barry Goudreau, drummer Sib Hashian, and bassist Fran Sheehan. The most famous of the band's works include the singles "More than a Feeling", "Don't Look Back", and "Amanda".
The music of Boston is often cited as having been influential in the music industry's move from heavy metal in the 1970s to the "power pop" that would dominate the 1980s. Boston is a best-selling rock band that achieved its most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s. More Than a Feeling (album). Corporate America (2002).
Greatest Hits (1997). Walk On (1994). Third Stage (1986). Don't Look Back (1978).