Black Oak Arkansas

Hard rockers from Black Oak, Arkansas...Rick, this is for you!
The Knowbody Else (1963 - 1969)
  • Jim "Dandy" Mangrum - vocals/washboard - b. James Mangrum, March 30, 1948, Black Oak, Arkansas.
  • Ricky "Ricochet" Reynolds - guitar/vocals - b. October 29, 1948, Manilan, Arkansas.
  • Harvey "Burley" Jett - guitar/keyboards/vocals - b. May 20, 1954, Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Artis "J.R." Brewer - guitar/vocals
  • Pat "Dirty" Daugherty - bass/vocals - b. November 11, 1947, Jonesboro, Arkansas.
  • Sam Schattenberg - drums
Album:
  1. "The Knowbody Else" (1969)

Black Oak Arkansas I (1969 - 1972)
  • Jim "Dandy" Mangrum - vocals/washboard
  • Ricky "Ricochet" Reynolds - guitar/vocals
  • Harvey "Burley" Jett - guitar/keyboards/vocals
  • Pat "Dirty" Daugherty - bass/vocals
  • Stanley "Goober" Knight - guitar - b. February 12, 1949, Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Wayne "Squeezebox" Evans - drums
Albums:
  1. "Black Oak Arkansas" (1970)
  2. "Keep the Faith" (1972)

Black Oak Arkansas II (1972 - 1975)
  • Jim "Dandy" Mangrum - vocals/washboard
  • Ricky "Ricochet" Reynolds - guitar/vocals
  • Harvey "Burley" Jett - guitar/keyboards/vocals
  • Pat "Dirty" Daugherty - bass/vocals
  • Stanley "Goober" Knight - guitar
  • Tommy Aldridge - drums
Albums:
  1. "If an Angel Came to See You, Would You Make Her Feel At Home?" (1972)
  2. "Raunch & Roll / Live" (1973)
  3. "High on the Hog" (1973) - Single: "Jim Dandy" (with Ruby Starr)
  4. "Street Party" (1974) (with Ruby Starr)
  5. "Hot and Nasty" (1974)

Black Oak Arkansas III (1975 - 1976)
  • Jim "Dandy" Mangrum - vocals/washboard
  • Ricky "Ricochet" Reynolds - guitar/vocals
  • Pat "Dirty" Daugherty - bass/vocals
  • Stanley "Goober" Knight - guitar
  • Tommy Aldridge - drums
  • James Thomas Henderson - guitar - b. May 20, 1954, Jackson, Mississippi.
Albums:
  1. "X-Rated" (1975)
  2. "Ain't Life Grand" (1975)
  3. "Balls of Fire" (1976) (with Ruby Starr)
  4. "Live! Mutha" (live) (1976)
  5. "10 Year Overnight Success" (1976)
  6. "King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents Black Oak Arkansas" (1998)

Black Oak Arkansas IV (1976 - 1980)
  • Jim "Dandy" Mangrum - vocals/washboard
  • James Thomas Henderson - guitar
  • Greg Reding - guitar
  • Jack Holder - guitar
  • Andy Tanas - bass
  • Joel Williams - drums
Albums:
  1. "Race with the Devil" (1977) - Single: "Strong Enough to Be Gentle"
  2. "I'd Rather Be Sailing" (1978)
Group disbands.

Black Oak Arkansas V (1994 - ? ) (reformed)
  • Jim "Dandy" Mangrum - vocals/washboard
  • Ricky "Ricochet" Reynolds - guitar/vocals
  • Johnny Roth - guitar
  • Buddy Church - guitar
  • Artie Wilson - bass
  • Johnny Courville III - drums

Black Oak Arkansas VI ( ? - ? )
  • Jim "Dandy" Mangrum - vocals/washboard
  • Ricky "Ricochet" Reynolds - guitar/vocals
  • Pat "Dirty" Daugherty - bass/vocals
  • Rocky Athas - guitar - b. Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Johnny Bolin - drums - b. Sioux City, Iowa, USA - brother of Tommy Bolin.

Compilations:
  1. "The Best of Black Oak Arkansas" (1977)
  2. "Hot & Nasty: The Best of Black Oak Arkansas" (1993)
  3. "Jim Dandy" (1996)
  4. "Hot & Nasty & Other Hits" (1997)

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Last Revised:  September 16, 2005
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