Oak Ridge Boys Look Back At Their Unique History
"We have one of the most unique histories, I think, in the music business to be honest with you — in that the original Oak Ridge Quartet began in Oak Ridge, TN. Right there where they were working on the Manhattan Project, the atomic bomb that would end the war in the Pacific," tenor singer Joe Bonsall told Radio.com. Those original Oak Ridge Boys would entertain the factory workers between shifts, working on the bomb.
Now that's an American band. We chatted with the Oak Ridge Boys about the group's bluegrass beginnings, how they ended up shooting the first ever country music video because their '80s fanbase in Australia demanded it and how finding out their new live album would be released on vinyl brought back some old mastering techniques. Watch the full interview with the boys here.
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