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‘Elvira’ singers Oak Ridge Boys giddyup to Gainesville Feb. 2
The Oak Ridge Boys will stop in Gainesville on Feb. 2, 2024, as part of their 50th anniversary American Made: Farewell Tour. From left to right: Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban. (Photo courtesy The Oak Ridge Boys)
If it weren’t for a bumpy road in east Nashville, one of the most famous hooks in country music – the “oom-pa-pa-mow-mow” in the Oak Ridge Boys’ “Elvira” – might never have happened.