History Music / TheOakRidgeBoys

20th Sep '17 7:17:58 AM Twentington
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* OlderThanTheyLook: Richard Sterban looks a good 25 years younger than his actual age of 74.
6th Sep '17 12:56:35 PM SventheCrusader
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* OlderThanTheyLook: Richard Sterban looks a good 25 years younger than his actual age of 74.
17th Aug '17 4:31:38 PM Twentington
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* BassoProfundo: Richard Sterban has an impressively deep voice. He goes as low as C2 on "Elvira".

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* BassoProfundo: Richard Sterban has an impressively deep voice. He goes The famous "oom papa mow mow"s on "Elvira" go as low as C2 on "Elvira".C2, but he has gone even lower -- "Trying to Love Two Women" has him hit F1 at the end, and he is recorded as having gone as low as E♭1.
16th Aug '17 12:37:40 PM Twentington
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* SoloSideProject: Two examples:
** Joe Bonsall sang guest vocals on Sawyer Brown's 1986 single "Out Goin' Cattin'."
** William Lee Golden recorded solo material in the late 80s when executives forced him out of the band.
5th Feb '17 11:13:40 AM Twentington
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* VocalTagTeam: Although Allen is the ''de facto'' lead singer, the band hasn't shied from releasing cuts on which the other members sing lead:
** Most notably, Bonsall sings lead on their most famous song, "Elvira".

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* VocalTagTeam: Although Allen is the ''de facto'' lead singer, the band hasn't shied from releasing cuts on which the other members sing lead:
** Most notably, Bonsall sings lead on their most famous song, "Elvira".
lead. Among the more prominent examples:


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** Bonsall sings "Elvira".
** William sings "Trying to Love Two Women" and "Thank God for Kids".
5th Feb '17 10:50:32 AM Twentington
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** All four of them trade the lead vocal on the verses to "American Made": Duane, then William, then Richard, then Joe.
** Richard sings "Dream On" and a couple lines on "You're the One".

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** All four of them trade the lead vocal on the verses to "American Made": Duane, then William, then Richard, then Joe.
Made" and "You're the One".
** Richard sings "Dream On" and a couple lines on "You're the One".On".
11th Oct '16 1:39:03 PM Twentington
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* OlderThanHeLooks: Sterban looks very young for his 70s.
2nd Jul '16 1:13:43 PM Twentington
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Duane Allen, according to ''Radio/AmericanCountryCountdown'', didn't think that "I'll Be True to You" would be successful due to the song having a DownerEnding. It wound up being their first #1 hit.
23rd Jan '16 10:22:40 PM Twentington
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* SubduedSection: The next-to-last chorus of "Come On In (You Did the Best You Could Do)" is ''a cappella''.

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* SubduedSection: The next-to-last chorus of "Come On In (You Did the Best You Could Do)" is ''a cappella''.{{a cappella}}.



** Richard sings a couple lines on "You're the One".

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** Richard sings "Dream On" and a couple lines on "You're the One".
22nd Dec '15 9:59:12 PM Twentington
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** But in a weird zig-zagging, Steve Sanders almost always got the lead when he was in the group (except for "True Heart").

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** But in a weird zig-zagging, Steve Sanders almost always got the sang lead when he was in the group (except for "True Heart").several times during his tenure, most notably on "Gonna Take a Lot of River", "No Matter How High", and "Lucky Moon".
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