King Biscuit Flower Hour: Black Oak Arkansas – Black Oak Arkansas – 1998

Album

Live

Album King Biscuit Flower Hour by Black Oak Arkansas
Album King Biscuit Flower Hour by Black Oak Arkansas

This album is a live recording of the legendary southern rock band Black Oak Arkansas, captured by the King Biscuit Flower Hour radio show in 1976. The band delivers a high-energy performance of their classic hits, such as “Jim Dandy”, “Hot and Nasty”, “Mutants of the Monster” and more. The album showcases the band’s raw and raucous sound, featuring the distinctive vocals of Jim “Dandy” Mangrum, the twin guitar attack of Rickie Lee Reynolds and Harvey Jett, and the solid rhythm section of Pat Daugherty, Tommy Aldridge and Stanley Knight. The album also includes some rare tracks that were not released on their studio albums, such as “Fever in My Mind”, “Hey Ya’ll” and “Taxman”. The album is a must-have for any fan of Black Oak Arkansas or southern rock in general.

King Biscuit Flower Hour: Black Oak Arkansas is considered to be one of Black Oak Arkansas’s best albums. The album is notable for its raw energy, powerful performances, and Otis Daniels’s charismatic stage presence. The album is often cited as the band’s breakthrough live album.

Credits

  • Jim “Dandy” Mangrum – lead vocals, washboard
  • Rickie Lee Reynolds – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Harvey Jett – lead guitar, banjo, piano, vocals
  • Pat Daugherty – bass, vocals
  • Tommy Aldridge – drums, percussion
  • David L. Klotz – mastering
  • Jeffrey Glixman – mixing
  • Bill Levenson – producer

The different versions published for this album :