The Goldens

The Goldens was an American country music duo from Brewton, Alabama composed of brothers Rusty and Chris Golden.[1] Rusty and Chris are the sons of William Lee Golden.[1] Before forming The Goldens, Chris was a member of Cedar Creek and Rusty was a member of The Boys Band.[1] Supporting musicians in The Goldens included Skip Mitchell, Bobby Randall, Don Breland and Buster Phillips.[2]

The Goldens' self-titled debut album was released by Epic Records in 1987.[2] Two singles from the album charted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] The Goldens moved to Capitol/SBK Records for the release of their second album, Rush for Gold, in 1990.[2] The album produced one charting single.[1] Since disbanding, Rusty and Chris continued to work as session musicians.[2]

The Goldens
OriginBrewton, Alabama
Years active1987–1991
LabelsEpic, Capitol/SBK
Associated actsWilliam Lee Golden
Past membersRusty Golden
Chris Golden



Title Album details
The Goldens
Live '89
  • Release date: October 1989
  • Label: 24k Records
Rush for Gold


Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
1988 "Put Us Together Again" 55 The Goldens
"Sorry Girls" 63
1991 "Take Me Back to the Country" Rush for Gold
"Keep the Faith" 67
"Little Piece of Land"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos

Year Video Director
1991 "Take Me Back to the Country" Bob Burwell
"Keep the Faith"
"Little Piece of Land" Chris Golden


  1. ^ a b c d e f Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 164. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ a b c d Huey, Steve. "The Goldens | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved September 13, 2014.

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