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Years active  1963–present
Genres  Country, Southern gospel
Role  Bass
Name  Richard Sterban

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Birth name  Richard Anthony Sterban
Born  April 24, 1943 (age 72)Camden, New Jersey, United States (1943-04-24)
Associated acts  The Oak Ridge Boys, Elvis Presley, J.D. Sumner, The Stamps Quartet, Johnny Cash
Music group  The Oak Ridge Boys (Since 1972)
Similar People  Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, Wally Fowler, Gary McSpadden

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Richard Anthony Sterban (born April 24, 1943) is an American bass singer born in Camden, New Jersey, who joined the country and gospel quartet The Oak Ridge Boys in 1972. Prior to joining The Oak Ridge Boys, Sterban toured with J. D. Sumner and the Stamps Quartet, who were singing backup for Elvis Presley at that time. Sterban ultimately became best known for his "oom-pa-pa-oom-pa-pa-mow-mow" bass solo in the Oak Ridge Boys' 1981 single "Elvira" and sang lead vocals on a select few of the group's songs, including a cover of The Righteous Brothers' hit "Dream On," which itself became a hit.


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Born in Camden, New Jersey, Sterban grew up in Collingswood, New Jersey, After graduating from Collingswood High School, Sterban attended Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey).

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He lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee, with his wife, Donna, and two daughters, Lauren and Tori. Richard also has three sons from a previous marriage: Rich, Doug and Chris; and several grandchildren including Tyler Sterban.

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Sterban has recorded public service announcements for NOAA Weather Radio. He served as the voice of The Roadhouse, the classic country Sirius Satellite Radio channel. Sterban, along with entrepreneur Larry Schmittou and other country music stars, such as Conway Twitty, Larry Gatlin, and Cal Smith, was a minority owner of the Nashville Sounds minor league baseball team from 1978 to 2008.

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