Blackberry Smoke

 

Blackberry Smoke

Blackberry Smoke is an American Southern rock/country 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).

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.[1][2] Their album Little Piece of Dixie has been featured by Paste magazine and other publications.[3][4]

Blackberry Smoke in Birmingham, Alabama, United States; May 28, 2011

The band spent much of the summer of 2016 on tour with Gov't Mule.

Blackberry Smoke released their fifth studio album, Like an Arrow, on October 14th, 2016 via their own record label, 3 Legged Records.[5] The album landed at #1 on the US Billboard Country[6] and Americana/Folk[7] charts as well as the UK Rock[8] and Independent Albums[9] charts during release week. Past record labels include Southern Ground[10] and Rounder Records.[11]

Band members

Discography

Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US
[12]
US Country
[13]
US
Heat

[14]
US
Indie

[15]
US
Rock

[16]
UK
[17]
UK
Rock

[18]
Bad Luck Ain't No Crime
  • Release date: January 27, 2004
  • Label: Cock of the Walk
Little Piece of Dixie
The Whippoorwill
  • Release date: August 14, 2012
  • Label: Southern Ground
40 8 30 10 12 30
Holding All the Roses 29 1 7 17 1
Like an Arrow
  • Release date: October 14, 2016
  • Label: 3 Legged Records
12 1 2 3 8 1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US Country
[13]
US
[12]
US
Indie

[15]
GER
[22]
UK
[17]
Leave a Scar, Live: North Carolina
  • Release date: July 8, 2014
  • Label: 3 Legged Records
17 128 22 49 35

Extended plays

Title Details
New Honky Tonk Bootlegs
  • Release date: July 15, 2008
  • Label: self-released
Little Piece of Dixie EP
  • Release date: 2008
  • Label: Big Karma Records
Wood, Wire & Roses EP[25]
  • Release date: September 18, 2015
  • Label: 3 Legged Records

Singles

Year Title Peak positions Album
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
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos

Year Video Director
2003 "Sanctified Woman"
2009 "Good One Comin' On"[26] Roger Pistole
2013 "Pretty Little Lie"[27] Cole Cassell
2014 "Shakin' Hands with the Holy Ghost"[28] Lewis Cater
"Six Ways to Sunday"[29] Blake Judd
2015 "Too High"[30]
2016 "Sunrise in Texas"[31] Jamie Burton Chamberlin

References

  1. ^ "Boot Ride — Get Your Tickets NOW!". Bootride.com. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Blackberry Smoke - The Whippoorwill (2012) - Something Else!". Something Else!. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Blackberry Smoke - Little Piece of Dixie :: Blogs :: Andy Whitman on Music :: Paste". Pastemagazine.com. 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  4. ^ Phillips, Fred. "Blackberry Smoke – The Whippoorwill (2012)". Somethingelsereviews.com. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  5. ^ "Album of the Month (October 2016): Blackberry Smoke, 'Like an Arrow' Read More: Album of the Month (October 2016): Blackberry Smoke, 'Like an Arrow'". The Boot. Taste of Country Network. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Top Country Albums". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Americana/Folk Albums". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Albums Charts". Official Charts. The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts. The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  10. ^ "Zac Brown Launches Southern Ground Artists Label « Southern Ground". Southerngroundrecords.com. 2011-05-12. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  11. ^ "Blackberry Smoke Leave Zac Brown's Label, Ink Rounder Deal for New Album". blackberrysmoke.com. 2014-11-06. Retrieved 2014-11-12. 
  12. ^ a b "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  13. ^ a b "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  15. ^ a b "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Rock Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  17. ^ a b "Blackberry Smoke > UK Charts". Official Charts Company. 
  18. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Album Charts Top 40". Official Charts. The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  19. ^ Matt Bjorke (October 10, 2012). "Country Album Chart News For October 10, 2012: Little Big Town #1 for a Month; Jerrod Niemann & Blake Shelton Debut". Roughstock. Archived from the original on July 28, 2014. 
  20. ^ Bjorke, Matt (September 14, 2015). "The Country Album Chart Report for September 14, 2015". Roughstock.  Sales figure given here
  21. ^ Bjorke, Matt (August 29, 2017). "Top 10 Country Albums Chart: August 28, 2017". Roughstock. 
  22. ^ "Blackberry Smoke". music line.de. 
  23. ^ Matt Bjorke (July 16, 2014). "Country Music's Top 10 Albums: The Week Of July 17, 2014". Roughstock. 
  24. ^ "Country Bites News snippets August 18 – August 24, 2014". Country Route News. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  25. ^ "Wood, Wire & Roses EP". 
  26. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Good One Comin' On". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  27. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Pretty Little Lie". Country Music Television. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  28. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Shakin' Hands With The Holy Ghost". VEVO. Retrieved January 15, 2014. 
  29. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Six Ways To Sunday". Country Music Television. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  30. ^ "Blackberry Smoke | Too High | VEVO – Yahoo Screen". Yahoo! Screen. Retrieved March 9, 2015. 
  31. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Sunrise in Texas". Country Music Television. Retrieved October 22, 2016. 

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Holding All The Roses
Bad Luck Ain’t No Crime
Little Piece Of Dixie
The Whippoorwill
Leave A Scar Live

 

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