History Trivia / TheOakRidgeBoys

2nd Jul '16 1:13:06 PM Twentington
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* BreakthroughHit: After years in the gospel genre, they had their first country hit with "Y'all Come Back Saloon" in 1977.
13th Feb '16 1:04:26 PM MarkLungo
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Many of their lesser known singles for MCA are out of print, as is their work for RCA in TheNineties. The latter went out of print so long ago that their biggest RCA hit, "Lucky Moon", isn't recognized by Shazam.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Many of their lesser known singles for MCA Records are out of print, as is their work for RCA Creator/RCARecords in TheNineties. The latter went out of print so long ago that their biggest RCA hit, "Lucky Moon", isn't recognized by Shazam.



22nd Dec '15 10:04:40 PM Twentington
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Many of their lesser known singles for MCA are out of print, as is their work for RCA in TheNineties. The latter went out of print so long ago that their biggest RCA hit, "Lucky Moon", isn't recognized by Shazam.



* ThrowItIn: According to Joe Bonsall, the group was having difficulty finding the right sound for "I Guess It Never Hurts to Hurt Sometimes" until producer Ron Chancey caught him doing an impromptu [[Music/TheBeeGees Bee Gees]] impersonation in the bathroom. He then had Bonsall do the song in a Bee Gees-esque falsetto, and it worked.

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* ThrowItIn: According to Joe Bonsall, Bonsall in an interview with ''Radio/BobKingsleysCountryTop40'', the group was having difficulty finding the right sound for "I Guess It Never Hurts to Hurt Sometimes" until producer Ron Chancey caught him doing an impromptu [[Music/TheBeeGees Bee Gees]] impersonation in the bathroom.bathroom and listening to it echo off the acoustic tile. He then had Bonsall do the song in a Bee Gees-esque falsetto, and it worked.
8th Sep '14 5:01:42 AM Twentington
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* NamesTheSame: They released two different songs called "Come On In" about 7 years apart. The latter was subtitled "Come On In (You Did the Best You Could Do)" to avoid confusion, although Allmusic credits the former as being written by the writer of the latter.

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* NamesTheSame: They released two different songs called "Come On In" about 7 years apart. The latter was subtitled "Come On In (You Did the Best You Could Do)" to avoid confusion, although Allmusic credits the former as being written by the writer of the latter. Interestingly, both songs peaked at #3.
13th Aug '14 10:50:25 AM Willbyr
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* ThrowItIn: According to Joe Bonsall, the group was having difficulty finding the right sound for "I Guess It Never Hurts to Hurt Sometimes" until producer Ron Chancey caught him doing an impromptu [[TheBeeGees Bee Gees]] impersonation in the bathroom. He then had Bonsall do the song in a Bee Gees-esque falsetto, and it worked.

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* ThrowItIn: According to Joe Bonsall, the group was having difficulty finding the right sound for "I Guess It Never Hurts to Hurt Sometimes" until producer Ron Chancey caught him doing an impromptu [[TheBeeGees [[Music/TheBeeGees Bee Gees]] impersonation in the bathroom. He then had Bonsall do the song in a Bee Gees-esque falsetto, and it worked.worked.

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15th Dec '12 9:59:45 AM Twentington
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* BlackSheepHit: A mild example; although Duane is the de-facto lead singer, Joe sang lead on "Elvira".
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