Blackberry Smoke

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Blackberry Smoke
Blackberry Smoke.jpg
Blackberry Smoke in Birmingham, AL 5/28/11
Background information
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
GenresCountry, Country rock, Southern Rock, Bluegrass
Years active2000 – present
LabelsBamaJam, Southern Ground, Rounder Records
Associated actsZac Brown Band
Websiteblackberrysmoke.com
MembersPaul Jackson
Charlie Starr
Brandon Still
Brit Turner
Richard Turner
 
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Blackberry Smoke
Blackberry Smoke.jpg
Blackberry Smoke in Birmingham, AL 5/28/11
Background information
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
GenresCountry, Country rock, Southern Rock, Bluegrass
Years active2000 – present
LabelsBamaJam, Southern Ground, Rounder Records
Associated actsZac Brown Band
Websiteblackberrysmoke.com
MembersPaul Jackson
Charlie Starr
Brandon Still
Brit Turner
Richard Turner

Blackberry Smoke is an American Southern rock/country rock band from Atlanta, Georgia. 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 as both headliner and as the supporting act for artists such as Zac Brown Band, Eric Church, ZZ Top & 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, CA.[1] They performed 20+ dates with Zac Brown Band nationwide in the summer of 2011.[2][3] Their album Little Piece of Dixie has been featured by Paste Magazine and other publications.[4][5]

The band was formerly signed to Zac Brown's record label Southern Ground.[6] On November 5, 2014, the band announced that it had left Southern Ground and signed with Rounder Records.[7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
US Country
[8]
US
[9]
US
Heat

[10]
US
Indie

[11]
US
Rock

[12]
UK
[13]
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
84030101230
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
US Country
[8]
US
[9]
US
Indie

[11]
UK
[13]
Leave a Scar, Live: North Carolina
  • Release date: July 8, 2014
  • Label: 3 Legged Records
171282235

Extended plays[edit]

TitleAlbum 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

Singles[edit]

YearTitlePeak positionsAlbum
US Country Airplay
2009"Good One Comin' On"Little Piece of Dixie
2013"Pretty Little Lie"46The Whippoorwill
"Ain't Much Left of Me"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

YearVideoDirector
2009"Good One Comin' On"[17]Roger Pistole
2013"Pretty Little Lie"[18]Cole Cassell
2014"Shakin' Hands with the Holy Ghost"[19]Lewis Cater
"Six Ways to Sunday"[20]Blake Judd

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boot Ride — Get Your Tickets NOW!". Bootride.com. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  2. ^ <https://www.zacbrownband.com>
  3. ^ "https://www.zacbrownband.com/news.html?n_id=1363". Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  4. ^ Published at 10:26 AM on May 14, 2009 By Andy Whitman (2009-05-14). "Blackberry Smoke - Little Piece of Dixie :: Blogs :: Andy Whitman on Music :: Paste". Pastemagazine.com. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  5. ^ Phillips, Fred. "Blackberry Smoke – The Whippoorwill (2012)". Somethingelsereviews.com. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  6. ^ "Zac Brown Launches Southern Ground Artists Label « Southern Ground". Southerngroundrecords.com. 2011-05-12. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  7. ^ "Blackberry Smoke Leave Zac Brown's Label, Ink Rounder Deal for New Album". blackberrysmoke.com. 2014-11-06. Retrieved 2014-11-12. 
  8. ^ a b "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  11. ^ a b "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Blackberry Smoke Album & Song Chart History – Rock Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  13. ^ a b "Blackberry Smoke > UK Charts". Official Charts Company. 
  14. ^ 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. 
  15. ^ Matt Bjorke (July 16, 2014). "Country Music’s Top 10 Albums: The Week Of July 17, 2014". Roughstock. 
  16. ^ "Country Bites News snippets August 18 – August 24, 2014". Country Route News. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  17. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Good One Comin' On". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  18. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Pretty Little Lie". Country Music Television. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  19. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Shakin' Hands With The Holy Ghost". VEVO. Retrieved January 15, 2014. 
  20. ^ "CMT : Videos : Blackberry Smoke : Six Ways To Sunday". Country Music Television. Retrieved July 16, 2014.