Black Angel

Black Angel: We are from San Francisco and currently promoting our new album, Pleasuredome. If you want a free copy of the album, please email us back and ask for one.

We are a rock ‘n’ roll band in the vein of The Rolling Stones. We had the Song of the Year as selected by Chuck Eddy, senior music editor of Billboard Magazine in New York in 2007 with the song, One Beer.

We had two albums voted into the Top 35 Albums of The Year in 2007 by writers for Rolling Stone and Billboard Magazine.

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  1. BLACK ANGEL
    BlackAngelBand@aol.com

    HEAR BLACK ANGEL MUSIC @ http://www.MySpace.com/BlackAngelBand
    . http://soundcloud.com/blackangelband
    . http://cdbaby.com/cd/blackangel2
    . http://www.facebook.com/pages/Black-Angel/358943667513266

    Santa Clara, Berkeley, Larkspur and San Jose, CA

    We are from San Francisco and currently promoting our new album, Pleasuredome.
    If you want a free copy of the album, please email us back and ask for one.

    We are a rock ‘n’ roll band in the vein of The Rolling Stones. We had the Song of the Year as selected by Chuck Eddy, senior music editor of Billboard Magazine in New York in 2007 with the song, One Beer.

    We had two albums voted into the Top 35 Albums of The Year in 2007 by writers for Rolling Stone and Billboard Magazine.

    1. [align_justify]HISTORY
      Black Angel originated in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles in 1999 with J. C. Martin leading the band and with Audrey Madison Turner (lead singer of Ike Turner and The Kings of Rhythm and also Mrs. Ike Turner) as a vocalist and Ronnie Turner (only son of both Tina and Ike Turner) on bass. The band was originally called The Prophets and played in major Los Angeles and Santa Barbara clubs such as The Roxy, Jack’s Sugar Shack, Luna Park and the Wildcat Lounge. The Prophets released one CD, “The Prophets EP”, in 1999. Since then the band has released five full-length albums, “13 Stories” (2001); “Real Music for Real People” (2003); “O’ California”; and “O’ Santa Barbara” (2007) and “O’ San Francisco” (2009). “O’ Los Angeles” is a completed but is an unreleased album. Black Angel has played shows at such Southern California clubs as B. B. King’s Blues Club, The Coach House (San Juan Capistrano), Paladino’s, Rusty’s Surf Ranch, The Cat Club, The Creekside Inn, the Martini Lounge, The Tryst, SRI (Studio Instrument Rentals) Showcase, The Musicians Institute, The Scientology Celebrity Center, The Gig and The Joint. Other prominent band members in Black Angel over the years include Danny Darling (former drummer for Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams and Leon Russell); Tiffany Lowe (granddaughter of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash and daughter of Carlene Carter and Nick Lowe; Jason Ball (Animotion); and Ernie and Cory Orosco (The Strawberry Alarm Clock).

      RADIO AIRPLAY and INTERNET PRESENCE
      Black Angel can be heard on over 1,000 FM radio and internet radio stations worldwide. Black Angel has over 42,000 friends on MySpace and their site has been visited over 304,000 times.

      SONG OF THE YEAR
      In a poll of prominent music journalists in December, 2007 “ONE BEER” from the album, “O’ California”, was selected Song Of The Year by Chuck Eddy of Billboard Magazine. Chuck Eddy is the senior music editor at Billboard Magazine. For seven years Chuck was the music editor of the Village Voice in New York City………… In his annual poll of the best albums of the year, Billboard’s Chuck Eddy ranked “O’ California” as the 31st best album of the year and “O’ Santa Barbara” as the 35th best album of the year for 2007. Keith Gordon of Rolling Stone magazine ranked “O’ California” as the 29th best album of the year and “O’ Santa Barbara” as the 30th best album of the year for 2007. The late Ben Martin produced and co-produced Black Angel’s last three albums with the help of J. C. Martin.

      CURRENT BAND LINE-UP Black Angel has recently added lead guitar player, Rubin Ray of Marin; bass player, Mike Stever of Berkeley, and drummer, Pat Woods of San Jose, to its core lineup. Rubin, Mike and Pat are veteran, highly accomplished, professional musicians who have the drive and determination to take Black Angel to the next level of success. Rubin, Mike and Pat have played music in the Bay Area for over twenty years each. Pat was with the band, The Readymades, who opened for many national acts at The Cow Palace, The Fillmore, etc. and was in a touring version of the 1950s band, The Coasters.

      Black Angel Videos
      Black Angel shot four versions of three different songs were submitted to America’s Got Talent as video auditions in January, 2012. The versions of “I’ve Got My Eyes On You, Baby” and “High School Girls” feature San Francisco Bay Area models and photographers on the first two songs and first two links below. “One Beer” was selected as the “Song Of The Year” for 2007 by Chuck Eddy, senior music editor of Billboard Magazine in New York, but the video was just created in January, 2012.
       
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      1. I’ve Got My Eyes On You, Baby (models and photographers included) – http://youtu.be/SWMzIGnaaSA
      2. High School Girls (models and photographers included) – http://youtu.be/8XSlVmHDvZk

      3. One Beer (band only….no models or photographers) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xYuf3EOuqg

      4. I’ve Got My Eyes On You, Baby (band only….no models or photographers) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7f55xhe62M

      Black Angel at the Stork Club, June 1, 2012
      Below is a link to a video that we shot at the Stork Club in Oakland. Pat Woods (drums); Mike Stever (bass), Rubin Ray (lead guitar) and J. C. Martin (vocals and guitar)
      . https://picasaweb.google.com/114270020026059707046/BlackAngelStorkClubJune12012?authkey=Gv1sRgCMrAhuHDzMyQUg

      Black Angel- Frank Moore’s Shaman’s Den
      Filmed in Berkeley for Berkeley cable access television June 17, 2012..

      5. Videos shot at Ex’pressions College in Emeryville on October 9, 2012
      a. Where The Southern Crosses The Dog – http://youtu.be/S5buIxgX1iQ
      b. Fast As You Can- http://youtu.be/yi4kjI2ZrCw
      c. Hot- http://youtu.be/2UhVAgpyX1w
      d. I’ve Got My Eyes On You, Baby – http://youtu.be/UbsZnW2WyTs
      e. Funny Girl- http://youtu.be/lFQhYIC9u_o
      f. Rocks Off (Rolling Stones cover song) – http://youtu.be/YYnEPegKzEQ

      6. Videos Shot at Forestville Club, Forestville, CA on IPad December 15, 2012
      a. Sharp Dressed Man – http://youtu.be/y7YQHl4I2zI
      b. Jumpin` Jack Flash – http://youtu.be/XsXtgpVrqxo

      7. Danica Patrick/NASCAR video “She’s Built For Speed” – http://youtu.be/zahhsj3i1mE
      . http://www.myspace.com/video/blackangelband/she-39-s-built-for-speed/109281336
      . http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/e4334617f3/she-s-built-for-speed

      8. Black Angel at the San Mateo County Fair June 13, 2013
      a. Rocks Off – http://youtu.be/RLN8KmUc1XA
      b. Funny Girl – http://youtu.be/c8haPPAHbA0

      9. Black Angel at Off The Grid, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, August 9, 2013
      10. Dancin’ Fool (Rolling Stones Tribute) – http://youtu.be/1icOadqzScU
      11. Where The Southern Crosses The Dog (Michael Jackson Tribute) – http://youtu.be/a4w9Jro-cH8
      12. Beautiful Women, Beautiful Eyes – http://youtu.be/SxGqslR6IKM
      13. Crackhead Avenue – http://youtu.be/jahYQdAoeqI
      14. My Name Is Legion – http://youtu.be/SjhgV7s34DA
      15. You So Clean – http://youtu.be/XW4OMD2hQkQ
      16. Act Up – http://youtu.be/ocvTNub1c1I
      17. Green Eyed Surfer Boy – http://youtu.be/xCiEKBf9hic
      18. Kill The Rich – http://youtu.be/YBsef74Q33Q
      19. Pleasuredome – http://youtu.be/piqlJVkzogY
      20. Rocks Off – http://youtu.be/95RwVJRYrmc
      21. She’s Magic – http://youtu.be/94RU4FJ5ods
      22. Parallel Universe – http://youtu.be/3JSW46wdK0c
      23. Funny Girl – http://youtu.be/qRKDdP-dr4g
      24. Honky Tonk Women – http://youtu.be/420HU3BC3BE
      25. Brown Sugar – http://youtu.be/T9bYjfubnz8
      26. Waylon’s Song (You Can’t Keep A Good Man Down) – http://youtu.be/wV8rwjIi4go
      27. The Wild Life – http://youtu.be/qIdtxjzMFsE
      :D

  2. Hi, Black Angel just released our new album, Pleasuredome,
    on Itunes, CD Baby and other internet and retail outlets on Friday, January 3, 2014.

    Please check out Black Angel’s title song from our new album, Pleasuredome, and get a free download at:
    https://soundcloud.com/blackangelband/pleasuredome

    Or a video of the song, “You So Clean” at:
    http://youtu.be/XW4OMD2hQkQ

    We are a rock ‘n’ roll band in the vein of The Rolling Stones. We had the Song of the Year as selected by Chuck Eddy, senior music editor of Billboard Magazine in New York in 2007 with the song, One Beer.

    We had two albums voted into the Top 35 Albums of The Year in 2007 by writers for Rolling Stone and Billboard Magazine.

    We are from San Francisco and currently promoting our new album, Pleasuredome. If you want a free copy of the album, please email us back and ask for one.

    J. C. Martin
    Black Angel | BlackAngelBand@aol.com

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