A very topical album, a group of overlooked Southern rockers and the return of a country legend highlight this Best Country and Southern Rock of 2016 list.
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Blackberry Smoke’s last album needed a little more grit. If “Waiting for the Thunder” is any indication, maybe we’ll get some of that back.
With “Rock ‘n’ Roll Again,” Blackberry Smoke got my toes tapping. There’s not much more you can ask for from this type of song.
This is the first time that I’ve ever enjoyed enough records from the country and Southern rock genres to put together a list. Maybe I’m getting old and turning into that country music-loving guy that my relatives always told me I would
Fans of Blackberry Smoke’s earlier work might be disappointed that a little bit of the harder edge is missing, but even being the hard-rock guy that I am, I don’t miss it a bit.
Pushing play on Blackberry Smoke’s “Six Ways to Sunday” is like cracking open a time capsule buried about 35 years or so ago in the neighborhood of Jacksonville , Fla.
Since being signed to Zac Brown’s record label and touring with Brown last year, Atlanta-based Blackberry Smoke is probably a lot better known