Episode 20 – Joe Bonsall of The Oak Ridge Boys

Bonsall talks about the group’s legacy and future plans

The Oak Ridge Boys have sold over 41 million units worldwide and are synonymous with “America, apple pie, baseball, and country music.” The group — Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban — were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2011 and the prestigious Country Music Hall of Fame in 2015. They have 30 Top 10 hits including the No. 1’s “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “Thank God For Kids,” “American Made,” and “Y’All Come Back Saloon” throughout their 40+ year career and they aren’t letting COVID-19 slow them down.

Joe Bonsall joins Buddy Iahn & Matt Bailey for a 30 minute conversation discussing the legacy of the group and what’s ahead following the quarantine.

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Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.