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Fiery Southern rockers Black Stone Cherry originally hailed from a small rural town in south central Kentucky. According to the bandmembers, none of whom were born before 1983, the lack of anything to do in their hometown, coupled with a rich musical background in their community and families, led them to start playing music. Lead vocalist and guitarist Chris Robertson met drummer John Fred Young (the son of Kentucky Headhunters' Richard Young) in school, and the two played music together throughout high school. In June of 2001, Black Stone Cherry officially formed with guitarist Ben Wells and bassist Jon Lawhon. They began holding shows at clubs in the area, and after a short while they gained a large all-ages following. The band recorded its first album for In de Goot/Roadrunner Records, and after returning from the recording session, Black Stone Cherry held a homecoming concert at the local high school. Their self-titled debut album was released in July of 2006, followed by Folklore and Superstition in 2008. It performed well on the charts, both in America and across Europe. The band's third album, 2011's Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea, was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Howard Benson (Daughtry, Three Days Grace). It peaked inside the Top 40 of the album charts in their home country, and hit the top spot in Great Britain. The band toured the globe in support and won fans as far away as Japan. In 2013 the country duo Florida Georgia Line covered the band's "Stay" and hit the number one spot on the country chart. Later that year the band reentered the studio with producer Joe Barresi. In April of 2014, Black Stone Cherry issued a preview single, "Me and Mary Jane," which entered the chart at number 29 before their fourth album, Magic Mountain, was released in May. After American and U.K. tours, the band took a break in early 2015. They played the summer festival circuit and reentered Barrick Recording Studio, where their eponymously titled debut album had been cut. Thank You, Live, a DVD from their Magic Mountain tour, was released in October. In December of 2015, the new single "The Way of the Future" was released, and "In Our Dreams" arrived in January of the following year. The self-produced album Kentucky, which Black Stone Cherry called a back-to-the-roots affair, was released in April of 2016. the album placed at number 40 on the Top 200 and peaked at number one on the Hard Rock Albums chart. After a nine-month tour of the U.S. and Europe, Black Stone Cherry jumped right back into the studio. The band selected six of their favorite tunes by Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Freddie King, and Albert King, reimagined them with the meaty moxie of their own sound, and cut a six-track EP entitled Black to Blues. It was issued in the fall of 2017. ~ Megan Frye
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Black Stone Cherry

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Albums by
Black Stone Cherry

Top Songs by
Black Stone Cherry

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Blind Man
  3.   Stay
  4.   Lonely Train
  5.   Born Under a Bad Sign
  6.   Blue Christmas
  7.   Cheaper to Drink Alone
  8.   Please Come In
  9.   Built for Comfort
  10.   Drive
  11.   Rain Wizard
  12.   Hell and High Water
  13.   White Trash Millionaire
  14.   Remember Me
  15.   Things My Father Said
  16.   Rescue Me
  17.   In My Blood
  18.   Me and Mary Jane
  19.   Like I Roll
  20.   War
  21.   Can't You See
  22.   Such a Shame
  23.   Blame It on the Boom Boom
  24.   The Way of the Future
  25.   Hollywood in Kentucky
  26.   Holding On... to Letting Go
  27.   Fade Away
  28.   Born to Die
  29.   The Key
  30.   The Rambler
  31.   Feelin' Fuzzy
  32.   Soul Machine
  33.   Shakin' My Cage
  34.   Blame It on the Boom Boom/Layla
  35.   Dance Girl
  36.   Sometimes
  37.   Yeah Man
  38.   Won't Let Go
  39.   Stop Runnin'
  40.   When the Weight Comes Down
  41.   Evil
  42.   Hangman
  43.   Long Ride
  44.   In Our Dreams
  45.   Fiesta del Fuego
  46.   Never Surrender
  47.   Cowboys
  48.   Die for You
  49.   Let Me See You Shake
  50.   We Are the Kings
  51.   Drinkin' Champagne
  52.   The Bitter End
  53.   Tired of the Rain
  54.   Maybe Someday
  55.   Palace of the King
  56.   Champagne & Reefer
  57.   Darkest Secret
  58.   Death Letter Blues/Soulcreek
  59.   Lonely Train (Can't Judge a Book)/30 Seconds of Death Metal
  60.   Blow My Mind
  61.   Runaway
  62.   Bad Luck & Hard Love
  63.   Ghost of Floyd Collins
  64.   Peace Is Free
  65.   Long Sleeves
  66.   Soulcreek
  67.   Shooting Star
  68.   Crosstown Woman
  69.   Bulldozer
  70.   Backwoods Gold
  71.   I Want to Be Loved
  72.   Hoochie Coochie Man
  73.   Peace Pipe
  74.   Staring at the Mirror
  75.   Killing Floor
  76.   Change
  77.   Sunrise
  78.   Devil's Queen
  79.   Reverend Wrinkle
  80.   Shapes of Things
  81.   Violator Girl
  82.   Magic Mountain
  83.   I Am the Lion
  84.   You
  85.   All I'm Dreamin' Of
  86.   Big City Lights
  87.   Rollin' On