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William Lee Golden Honored at Tennessee State Museum

NASHVILLE, TN.- The stars came out Tuesday evening, to pay tribute to William Lee Golden of the Oak Ridge Boys at a special reception at the Tennessee State Museum centering around an exhibit of his paintings. American Idol winner Bo Bice, Olympic gold medalist skater Scott Hamilton, Country Music entertainers Lynn Anderson, Charley Pride, T.G. Sheppard and Jeff Cook, were among the many stars attending the reception. William Lee’s fellow Oak Ridge Boys — Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen and Richard Sterban, also attended and later joined William Lee for a short performance that included the Oaks’ big hits “American Made” and “Elvira.” William Lee told the assembled crowd, “It’s a great honor to be here and . . . to be doing this during the CMA Music Festival.” He also thanked the group’s longtime manager, Jim Halsey, his publicist Pam Lewis and others. William Lee’s colorful, vividly detailed 23-piece collection were on view for the public to enjoy at T