Black Rock (Joe Bonamassa album)

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Black Rock
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Studio album by Joe Bonamassa
Released March 23, 2010
Genre Blues rock
Length 52:51
Label J&R Adventures
Producer Kevin Shirley
Joe Bonamassa chronology
The Ballad Of John Henry
(2009)The Ballad Of John Henry2009
Black Rock
(2010)
Dust Bowl
(2011)Dust Bowl2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Black Rock is an album by the American blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa. It was recorded at Black Rock Studios in the Greek island of Santorini and it was released worldwide on March 23, 2010.

Track 8, "Night Life", features a duet between Bonamassa and his childhood hero B. B. King.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Steal Your Heart Away" (Bobby Parker cover) Bobby Parker 3:48
2. "I Know a Place" (John Hiatt cover) John Hiatt 4:19
3. "When the Fire Hits the Sea" Joe Bonamassa 3:55
4. "Quarryman's Lament" Joe Bonamassa 5:22
5. "Spanish Boots" (Jeff Beck cover) Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood 4:38
6. "Bird on a Wire" (Leonard Cohen cover) Leonard Cohen 5:21
7. "Three Times a Fool" (Otis Rush cover) Otis Rush 2:02
8. "Night Life" (ft. B. B. King; Willie Nelson cover) Walt Breeland, Paul Buskirk, Willie Nelson 3:26
9. "Wandering Earth" Joe Bonamassa 4:19
10. "Look Over Yonder's Wall" (Freddie King cover) James Clark 3:27
11. "Athens to Athens" Joe Bonamassa 2:26
12. "Blue and Evil" Joe Bonamassa 5:44
13. "Baby You Gotta Change Your Mind" (Blind Boy Fuller cover) Blind Boy Fuller 4:25

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Charts (2010) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[2] 49
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[3] 98
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[4] 28
French Albums (SNEP)[5] 108
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 22
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[7] 40
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 60
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 24
UK Albums (OCC)[10] 14
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[11] 1
US Billboard 200[12] 39
US Top Blues Albums (Billboard)[13] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "allmusic ((( Black Rock > Overview )))". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-10-05. 
  2. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  6. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  7. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  9. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  10. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  11. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  12. ^ "Joe Bonamassa Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  13. ^ "Joe Bonamassa Chart History (Top Blues Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2014.