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Comments on Black Oak Arkansas [reply]
 
Saw BOA in the seventies with Ted Nugent.   they were pretty good and they had a female singer with them that night ( I think her name was Starr) she drank from a wench's jug and I remember standing right under the stage as she sprayed us below with the "liquid" [reply]
 
I saw them support Sabbath in '74. They were dying the death, as most support acts did, when the drummer suddenly started kicking drum kit all over the stage. It was a clever move as it certainly got the punters on there side. The only song I remember them doing was 'Go Jim Dandy'. They were not a bad wee outfit. Sabbath were better though. [reply]
 
dave i bet the 74 tour was a wild & crazy night at the apollo, sabbath w/ ozzy b.o.a. w/ jim dandy mangrum on vocal's. the drummer you speak of for b.o.a. was tommy aldrige he played the apollo with 4 differnt band's. 1st black oak, 2cd pat travers band ,3rd whitesnake 4th ozzy's blizzard of oz band. may be not in that order, scott & andy will know that 0ne. [reply]
 
i was at the 76 show on a recommendation from someone (danny) who was at the first gig. when electricity came to arkansas never sounded so good as it did that night. ted nugent was on good form. [reply]
 
I too was at that show, I actually got a piece of Jim Dandy to the rescues wash board when he smashes it up, I was well chuffed ! Still have it with all my other memorabilia. A Buddie of mine Reg Vernal used to roadie there circa 1976-1980 he has so much memorabilia from hundreds of shows, autographs you would die for drum sticks akimbo.
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