Golden returns to family home

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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William Lee Golden, Country Music Hall of Fame member of legendary vocal quartet The Oak Ridge Boys, returned home this past weekend.

Many community leaders, friends, and family gathered at his home, welcoming the star back to his roots.

Growing up in Brewton, the community holds a special place in Golden’s heart. Sharing his intentions with those present on Sat., Golden said, “We wanted to open our home and share about this place.”

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The meeting was a special way to celebrate Alabama’s 200th birthday. The event was in collaboration with the LaRae Harvest Festival held directly across from the Golden home. During the time, Golden shared memories of living and growing up on the farm. Along with Golden, Alan Messer, Golden’s photographer made a special presentation of art taken over the years of Golden and other artists.

Many celebrations are taking place statewide over the next few months. This past weekend, Brewton was happy to welcome Golden home.

In a recent press release, Golden stated, “I love going home and spending time on our family farm. I am proud of my Alabama heritage and to be a part of the Bicentennial Celebration.”