The Oak Ridge Boys represent a tradition that extends back to World War II. The original group, Oak Ridge Quartet, began performing Country and Gospel music in nearby Oak Ridge, TN in the 1940s. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of hit albums and songs which have gone gold, platinum, and double platinum.
The Oaks have garnered a host of industry and fan accolades including Grammy, CMA, ACM and GMA Dove Awards.
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Members at the time of induction: William Lee Golden, Duane Allen, Richard Sterban, and Joe Bonsall.