Blackberry Smoke performing in 2018
|Origin||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Labels||BamaJam, Southern Ground, Rounder Records, 3 Legged Records, Earache Records(Europe)|
Blackberry Smoke is an American rock band from Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The lineup consists of Charlie Starr (lead vocals, guitar), Richard Turner (bass, vocals), Brit Turner (drums), Paul Jackson (guitar, vocals), and Brandon Still (keyboards).
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United States and the United Kingdom. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass, drums, and one or more singers. Usually, rock is song-based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse. Like pop music, lyrics often stress romantic love but also address a wide variety of other themes that are frequently social or political.
They have performed throughout the United States both as headliner and as the supporting act for artists such as Zac Brown Band, Eric Church, ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd. On August 26, 2012, they performed at a charity benefit called the Boot Ride with the cast of Sons of Anarchy , partnered with The Boot Campaign at the Happy Ending Bar and Grill in Hollywood, California.Their album Little Piece of Dixie has been featured by Paste magazine and other publications.
Zac Brown Band is an American country band based in Atlanta, Georgia. The lineup consists of Zachary Alexander "Zac" Brown, Jimmy De Martini, John Driskell Hopkins, Coy Bowles, Chris Fryar (drums), Clay Cook, Matt Mangano, and Daniel de los Reyes (percussion).
Kenneth Eric Church is an American country music singer-songwriter. He has released six studio albums through Capitol Nashville since 2005. His debut album, 2006's Sinners Like Me, produced three singles on the Billboard country charts including the top 20 hits "How 'Bout You", "Two Pink Lines", and "Guys Like Me".
ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of vocalist/guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist/vocalist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank Beard. "As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers", according to critic Michael "Cub" Koda. "Gibbons is one of America's finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom [...] while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support."
The band spent much of the summer of 2016 on tour with Gov't Mule.
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Blackberry Smoke released their fifth studio album, Like an Arrow , featuring Gregg Allman, on October 14, 2016 via their own record label, 3 Legged Records.The album landed at #1 on the US Billboard Country and Americana/Folk charts as well as the UK Rock and Independent Albums charts during release week. Past record labels include Southern Ground and Rounder Records. The band announced their 6th studio album, Find A Light, set to be released on 6 April. 2018.
Like an Arrow is the fifth studio album by American Southern rock/country rock band Blackberry Smoke. The album was self-produced by the band and it was released on October 14, 2016.
The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs and albums in the United States and elsewhere. The results are published in Billboard magazine. Billboard biz, the online extension of the Billboard charts, provides additional weekly charts. There are also Year End charts. The charts may be dedicated to specific genre such as R&B, country or rock, or they may cover all genres. The charts can be ranked according to sales, streams or airplay, and for main song charts such as the Hot 100 song chart, all three pools of data are used to compile the charts. For the Billboard 200 album chart, streams and track sales are included in addition to album sales.
Rounder Records is an American record label specializing in folk, bluegrass, blues, and other forms of American roots music. Its roster includes Alison Krauss and Union Station, Béla Fleck, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, and Steep Canyon Rangers. Rounder's musicians have won over 40 Grammy Awards since the label's inception in 1970. The company also maintains book and video divisions.
The lead vocalist in popular music is typically the member of a group or band whose voice is the most prominent in a performance where multiple voices may be heard. The lead singer either leads the vocal ensemble, or sets against the ensemble as the dominant sound. In vocal group performances, notably in soul and gospel music, and early rock and roll, the lead singer takes the main vocal part, with a chorus provided by other band members as backing vocalists.
Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure. The lead is the featured guitar, which usually plays single-note-based lines or double-stops. In rock, heavy metal, blues, jazz, punk, fusion, some pop, and other music styles, lead guitar lines are usually supported by a second guitarist who plays rhythm guitar, which consists of accompaniment chords and riffs.
In music performances, rhythm guitar is a technique and role that performs a combination of two functions: to provide all or part of the rhythmic pulse in conjunction with other instruments from the rhythm section ; and to provide all or part of the harmony, i.e. the chords from a song's chord progression, where a chord is a group of notes played together. Therefore, the basic technique of rhythm guitar is to hold down a series of chords with the fretting hand while strumming or fingerpicking rhythmically with the other hand. More developed rhythm techniques include arpeggios, damping, riffs, chord solos, and complex strums.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
| US || US Country || US|
| UK || UK|
|Bad Luck Ain't No Crime||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Little Piece of Dixie||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Holding All the Roses||29||1||—||—||7||17||1|
|Like an Arrow||12||1||—||2||3||8||1|
|Find a Light||31||3||—||2||6||12|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
| US Country || US || US|
| GER || UK |
|Leave a Scar, Live: North Carolina||17||128||22||49||35|
|New Honky Tonk Bootlegs|
|Little Piece of Dixie EP|
|Wood, Wire & Roses|
|The Southern Ground Sessions|
|US Country Airplay|
|2009||"Good One Comin' On"||—||Little Piece of Dixie|
|2013||"Pretty Little Lie"||46||The Whippoorwill|
|"Ain't Much Left of Me"||—|
|2015||"Living in the Song"||—||Holding All the Roses|
|2016||"Waiting for the Thunder"||—||Like an Arrow|
|2018||"Flesh and Bone"||—||Find a Light|
|"Best Seat in the House"||—|
|"Let Me Down Easy"||—|
|"I'll Keep Ramblin'"||—|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
|2009||"Good One Comin' On"||Roger Pistole|
|2013||"Pretty Little Lie"||Cole Cassell|
|2014||"Shakin' Hands with the Holy Ghost"||Lewis Cater|
|"Six Ways to Sunday"||Blake Judd|
|2016||"Sunrise in Texas"||Jamie Burton Chamberlin|
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Zac Brown Band is an American country music group made up of Coy Bowles, Zac Brown, Clay Cook, Jimmy De Martini, Chris Fryar, Daniel de los Reyes, Matt Mangano, and John Driskell Hopkins. They have released six studio albums, two extended plays, and two live albums. They have released 23 singles to country radio and two to rock radio. Thirteen of those singles reached number one on either the US Billboard Hot Country Songs or Country Airplay chart; the only singles that did not were "Whatever It Is", "No Hurry", and "Jump Right In", all of which peaked at number two, "The Wind", which peaked at number eleven, "All Alright", which peaked at number seventeen, "Castaway", which peaked at number fourteen, My Old Man", which peaked at number 14, and "Roots" which peaked at number 36.
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