Turn it up, turn it up (Blackberry Smoke “You Hear Georgia”)

Throughout their 20-year history, Blackberry Smoke have played a blend of sounds from southern rock to country and blues, largely inspired by other great southern rock bands like The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Drive-By Truckers. On 28 May, 2021 they released their seventh full-length studio album You Hear Georgia. The album, produced by producer … Continue reading Turn it up, turn it up (Blackberry Smoke “You Hear Georgia”)

Where the Bands Are (Blackberry Smoke, 24 October, 2018)

Blackberry Smoke sometimes are a southern rock band, sometimes a jam band a la the Grateful Dead and sometimes they're a country band. To me that's what makes them a damn good band. The musicians of Blackberry Smoke are all perfectly competent. Lead singer and guitar player Charlie Starr has a sweet, soft "country" voice … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Blackberry Smoke, 24 October, 2018)