The Oak Ridge Boys never hurt for things to do. Other musical acts might have problems filling up a touring schedule or recording new music—or finding work at all—but the Oaks have never had that problem. Even after 42 years, their musical dance card has been filled in on a regular basis because of a ridiculously successful career.
The 22nd Avi Kwa Ame Pow Wow is about a coming together….a bonding of different Native American tribes to preserve a culture and heritage. It is also a competition where dancers dance, traditionalists sing songs of lament and victory and drummers drum to see who best conveys their artistic messages.
Little River Band started as a composite band of Aussie singers from other groups, which unlike most committees, proved highly successful on an international scale. They have sold more than 25 million records and achieved 13 U.S. Top 40 hits, besides many music awards gained in Australia. Those hits, mostly laid down between 1976 and 1983, included “It’s a Long Way There,” “Help Is on Its Way,” “Happy Anniversary,” “Reminiscing,” “Lady,” “Cool Change,” “Lonesome Loser,” “The Night Owls,” “Take It Easy On Me,” “Man On Your Mind,” and “The Other Guy.”