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The Oak Ridge Boys Announce New Album

The Oak Ridge Boys Announce New Album, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog

Country music fans of The Oak Ridge Boys have something to look forward to in the first quarter of 2018. The Country Hall of Fame members and five-time GRAMMY award winners announced they will release a project with acclaimed producer Dave Cobb. This is the group’s second project with Cobb, who produced the Oaks’ “The Boys Are Back” album released in 2009.For the new project, Cobb’s vision will take the group back to their gospel music roots and the early days of rock and roll. In these times the music was richly influenced by black gospel, spiritual music. The Oaks’ will be changing direction with this new recording. The album will be released by Lightning Rod Records and distributed by Thirty Tigers.

About the Group

The Oak Ridge Boys are an American country and gospel vocal quartet. The group was founded in the 1940s as the Oak Ridge Quartet. They became popular in southern gospel during the 1950s. Their name was officially changed to the Oak Ridge Boys in the early 1960s, and they remained a gospel group until the mid-1970s when they changed their image and concentrated on country music.

Since 1973, the current lineup—William Lee Golden, Duane Allen, Richard Sterban and Joe Bonsall have been steady chart-toppers. They have celebrated two double-platinum albums and more than 30 Top 10 hits, including No. 1 hits “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “Thank God For Kids,” “American Made,” “Y’All Come Back Saloon,” and much more.

This new album project is exciting news for music fans waiting to experience the new soulful notes of The Oak Ridge Boys. To catch them on tour – Visit their website for the latest information. 

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Autumn Reading Ideas

The Long Road Home by Carolyn Bowen