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Oak Ridge Boys’ “Elvira” Set for Primetime Encore on CBS’ Hit Mike & Molly Sitcom

Source: Webster PR Press Release

Show Scheduled to Air on Monday, August 25th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 22, 2014) – The Oak Ridge Boys’ iconic hit, “Elvira” is taking to the airwaves on CBS’ award-winning Mike & Molly show.  It’s scheduled for Monday, August 25th at 9:00 pm (Eastern).  The plot for the “Mike’s Manifold Destiny” episode has an unforgettable “Elvira” twist where Mike learns a lesson after his car breaks down and he’s forced to decide whether or not to accept a loan from Carl to fix it.

Mike & Molly’s Billy Gardell and Melissa McCarthy star as the title characters of the show.  The CBS sitcom was created by producer/writer Mark Roberts.  It’s slated to enter its fifth season this fall, featuring its 100th episode.

The Oak Ridge Boys’ platinum-selling “Elvira,” written by Dallas Frazier, is one of country music’s most distinctive and recognizable songs.  Here’s a link to the newest version of “Elvira” on the CD: soundcloud.com/cleopatra-recs/oak-ridge-boys-elvira/s-M7oK7.

The Oak Ridge Boys have sold more than 41 million albums worldwide, including several RIAA certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum records.  In addition, The Oak Ridge Boys are celebrating their 41st anniversary and have released their first-ever live album, Boys Night Out (Cleopatra Records).

For more information on the upcoming Mike & Molly episode featuring “Elvira” or to watch full shows, visit: cbs.com/shows/mike_and_molly/.

To get updates on the Oaks, visit: oakridgeboys.com

Oak Ridge Boys To Release Their First Ever Live Country Album!Oak Ridge Boys To Release Their First Ever Live Country Album!

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Oak Ridge Boys To Release Their First Ever Live Country Album!

LOS ANGELES, Ca. – With a legacy that stretches across 6 decades, encompasses more than 41 million albums sold, and includes numerous iconic hit singles such as “Elvira,” “American Made,” and “Y’all Come Back Saloon,” it’s no wonder that The Oak Ridge Boys are one of the most popular live acts on the circuit today, packing fans in by the thousands and tens of thousands wherever they perform. What is surprising is that the Boys, renowned for their great live shows, have never released a full length, official hits concert album – that is, until now! Cleopatra Records will release Boys Night Out on April 15th, in three formats – CD, vinyl, and digital download – finally giving ORB fans the experience of the group’s well-polished live performance for them to enjoy anytime, anywhere.

To be sure, Oak Ridge Boys fans have been clamoring for a live album of hits for several years now, but as the band explained, “For some reason or another, the time never seemed right.” Then, in early 2013, lead vocalist and producer Duane Allen saw the stars align as the band was able to get its hands on some top quality remote recording equipment, and promptly began capturing performances of their current show dubbed “Boys Night Out.” Night after night, The Oak Ridge Boys wowed audiences across the nation with a set list that packed all of the group’s hit singles and fan favorites into one magnificent celebration. Years of preparation have made such well-loved songs as “You’re The One,” “Thank God For Kids,” and the brilliant “Bobbie Sue” sound even more exhilarating than when they were originally recorded! It might not be quite the same as being there, but it’s thrillingly close!

1. You’re The One
2. American Made
3. (I’m Settin’) Fancy Free
4. Love Song
5. Y’all Come Back Saloon
6. Sail Away
7. Dream On
8. This Crazy Love
9. Trying To Love Two Women
10. Come On In
11. Make My Life With You
12. Thank God For Kids
13. Elvira
14. Bobbie Sue

CreativelyMusical.com Artist of the Week: The Oak Ridge Boys

Artist of the Week: The Oak Ridge Boys

Official Web Site: oakridgeboys.com

I’ve grown up listening to the Oak Ridge Boys. My parents listened to the radio in the car, and the Oak Ridge Boys came on a lot when we were traveling to visit relatives or just out running errands. I can still remember singing along to “Bobby Sue” in the car.

I not only love the music, but the individual personalities they bring together on stage for an amazing performance. I’ve only seen them live a couple of times – their Christmas show and We’re All For the Hall – and I hope to see them many more times in the future.

First and foremost, the music is appealing to me because like most of my collection there is a song for every emotion, every day and every mood. My favorites are not only the ones I grew up with, but the many of the ones that have come since. It’s the four part harmony that can’t be matched. All four of the members – Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, Richard Sterban – share lead vocal duties on any given album. Each with a unique voice that fits the songs they sing.

These guys have fun on stage, they’re energetic and they love what they do. While this is the line-up I grew up with, there have been personnel changes since the inception of the Oak Ridge Boys. For more history about those changes, check out their official web site listed above.

On a personal note, I don’t really have a favorite member, but Joe Bonsall is from Philly and I’m from just outside of Philly. So, I think that’s cool. There’s no one more visually iconic than William Lee Golden. They call Duane Allen the Ace and he does have an amazing voice. Richard Sterban is from Camden, New Jersey which isn’t far from Philly. I enjoy their music, following them on Twitter and Facebook – their work outside of the Oak Ridge Boys, their thoughts and love of sports and they other creative outlets that they enjoy.

I find inspiration in a variety of places, the members of the Oak Ridge Boys and the Oak Ridge Boys as a group contribute to some of that inspiration. William’s art, Joe’s writing, and the group’s music are the inspirations I appreciate the most. They have a permanent place in my music collection and in my heart.

Here are a few of my favorite songs:

“Elvira” – http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/the-oak-ridge-boys/album/20th-century-masters-the-millennium-collection/track/elvira

“Y’all Come Back Saloon” – http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/the-oak-ridge-boys/album/greatest-hits/track/yall-come-back-saloon

“Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight” – http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/the-oak-ridge-boys/album/greatest-hits/track/leaving-louisiana-in-the-broad-daylight

“Thank God For Kids” – http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/the-oak-ridge-boys/album/gold/track/thank-god-for-kids

“Gonna Take A Lot of River” – http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/the-oak-ridge-boys/album/monongahela/track/gonna-take-a-lot-of-river

“Amazing Grace”

“Fancy Free”

“You’re the One (In A Million)”


“Ozark Mountain Jubilee”

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/oakridgeboys
Twitter: https://twitter.com/oakridgeboys

My photos of the Oak Ridge Boys Christmas show: http://caewebdesigner.com/photography/orb-christmas/orb-christmas.html