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Blackberry Smoke Biography


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Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Years Active: 2000 – present
Genres: Country, Southern Rock


Blackberry Smoke is an American country and southern rock band from Atlanta, Georgia. The lineup consists of Charlie Starr (lead vocals, guitar), Richard Turner (bass, vocals), Brit Turner (drums), Paul Jackson (guitar, vocals) and Brandon Still (keyboards). They are currently signed to Zac Brown Band's record label Southern Ground.

“Bad Luck Ain't No Crime,” the band’s first album, was issued by the Cock of the Walk record label in 2004. An EP, “New Honky Tonk Bootlegs,” was self-released in 2008 and followed by their second album, “Little Piece of Dixie,” in 2009 on the BamaJam Records label.

The group’s third LP, “The Whippoorwill,” was released by Southern Ground in 2012. It reached #59 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and #30 on the Heatseekers Albums chart.