The Oak Ridge Boys opened the Renfro Valley concert season before a packed house in April. They will close the season Sunday night as part of their 30th Christmas tour. From left are Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban.

Oaks remain focused on Christ’s birth, close Renfro Valley’s concert season Sunday

By John Herndon, KentuckySings.com

Staying fresh in the music business is never easy. Doing so after nearly a half century of performing together is almost unheard of.

But then again, The Oak Ridge Boys are anything but an ordinary group. The current lineup first sang together in 1973 and is now in the last two weeks of the legendary group’s 30th Christmas tour. Continue reading “‘MERRY DOWN HOME CHRISTMAS’”

Making a difference with a heart of faith


Oak Ridge Boys’ lead guitarist and Corbin, Ky. native Roger Eaton, right, solos during the “Did I Make A Difference?” at Renfro Valley Saturday night. At left is Oaks tenor Joe Bonsall.

Corbin native Roger Eaton of the Oak Ridge Boys shares how a relationship with Christ guides his life

By John Herndon, KentuckySings.com

RENFRO VALLEY, Ky. — It was more than fitting that the main spotlight shone on Roger Eaton midway through the Oak Ridge Boys’ annual trip to Renfro Valley Saturday night.

He’d smoked his electric guitar with a sizzling solo to punctuate “Did I Make A Difference,” a song where Duane Allen has the lead and asks if we have done enough to help others. Continue reading “Making a difference with a heart of faith”