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  CMT.com : Buck Owens : Biography
Owen's top-notch band, The Buckaroos, won CMA's instrumental group of the year awards in 1967 and '68.
Owens withdrew from his Hee Haw hosting duties in 1986 and was never replaced although the show continued into 1994.
With his recording career sagging, Owens was essentially reduced to being a face of Hee Haw until Dwight Yoakam came along in the mid-1980s.
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 Buck Owens
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 CMT.com : Buck Owens : Artist Main
was born in Sherman, Texas, on Aug. 12, 1929, and at age 3 or 4 nicknamed himself "Buck" after a mule...
Listen as Dwight Yoakam pays the ultimate tribute to Buck Owens.
Enjoy all the tracks from Dwight Sings Buck.
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 Buck OWENS : Biographie de Buck OWENS - Monsieur-Biographie.com
Buck Owens - Wikipédia : Alvis Owens, Jr., est né à Sherman, Texas.
Chanteurs favoris: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Patty Smyth, Rickie Lee Jones, Aretha Franklin,...
Thèmes associés : Alvis Edgar Owens, Alvis Edgar Owens jr,.
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  Buck Owens - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: Buck Owens, along with Merle Haggard, was the leader of the Bakersfield sound, a twangy, electricified, rock-influenced interpretation of hardcore honky tonk that emerged in the '60s.
Owens was the first bona fide country star to emerge from Bakersfield, scoring a total of 15 consecutive number one hits in the mid-'60s.
Owens was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1993 and was hospitalized for pneumonia in 1997; in 2006, he passed away at age 76 in his Bakersfield home.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Buck Owens   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alvis Owens, Jr., was born in Sherman, Texas.
Buck Owens, along with Merle Haggard, was the leader of the Bakersfield sound, a twangy, electricified, rock-influenced interpretation of hardcore honky tonk that emerged in the '60s.
Owens was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1993 and was hospitalized for pneumonia in 1997; in 2006, he passed away at age 76 in his Bakersfield home.
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 Buck Owens (1929 - 2006) - Find A Grave Memorial
During his career, Buck would have 45 songs in the country Top-10 and numerous number one hits..."I've Got a Tiger by the Tail" "Act Naturally" "Love's Gonna Live Here" "Together Again" and "Waiting' in Your Welfare Line." His schedule was grueling as Owens performed almost every night of the year.
His last performance completed, Buck Owens would retire to his North Bakersfield ranch and pass away peacefully in his sleep from a heart attack.
His first wife Bonnie Campbell Owens upon her death was cremated and the urn placed in the Owens mausoleum.
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 Definition of Buck Owens
Owens worked the fields while teaching himself to play several instruments with the aid of his mother, father, and uncles.
Owens and Rich had some success with a few songs, including a Top 10 with "Under Your Spell Again." They decided to return to Bakersfield, and there, Owens's backup group "The Buckaroos" was put together in 1959.
Unlike many fellow artists, Owens avoided drugs and drink, living as a quiet family man. Owens was a rebel at heart doing his music his way, shunning the conventions of Nashville.
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 Buck Owens MP3 Downloads - Buck Owens Music Downloads - Buck Owens Music Videos
Buck\'s exposure in Bakersfield led to some session work for Capitol Records, beginning with Tommy Collins\' 1954 hit "You Better Not Do That." During all of this, Buck and Bonnie grew apart and divorced in 1953; they remained friends and shared custody of their children.
Owens was out of public view for the early and mid-\'80s, which is when a new generation of country singers was developing.
Owens didn\'t record or perform frequently in the \'90s, but his classic Capitol recordings began to appear on compact disc; they hadn\'t been in print since 1980, when he gained control of the tapes from Capitol.
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 Book Buck Owens - Booking Corporate Event, Meeting, Private Party - Your Booking Agent for Buck Owens
Owens also brought attention to the Bakersfield, Calif., country music scene and stirred up the country music charts at a time when heavily produced, orchestrated pop-country dominated the radio.
Though a musical superstar, Owens was also a keen businessman, maintaining complete control of his publishing rights and master tapes, forming his own booking agency, building a recording studio, and purchasing several country radio stations.
By the end of the 1960s, Owens' string of 20-plus No. 1 hits was finally broken, though he remained enormously popular among both country fans and also some rock fans, who admired his electrified sound and individuality.
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 BUCK OWENS | Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum | Nashville, Tennessee
The musical influences on the young Owens were diverse, reflecting both the popular music of the time and places in which he matured and the various styles that he had to learn to play as a working dance-hall musician in the Southwest.
In 1951 Buck and his new wife, Bonnie Owens, moved to Bakersfield, California, where Dust Bowl refugees had ended their trip west in fertile farm fields and the burgeoning oil industry.
Their partnership was crucial in Buck’s career, and Rich stayed with Owens as musician, guitarist, and leader of Buck’s band, the Buckaroos, until his death in 1974.
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 Buck Owens Photos - Buck Owens News - Buck Owens Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Buck Owens: I'd like just to be remembered as a guy that came along and did his music, did his best and showed up on time, clean and ready to do the job, wrote a few songs, and had a hell of a time.
Buck Owens: That was where my dream began to take hold, of not havin' to pick cotton and potatoes, and not havin' to be uncomfortable, too hot or too cold.
Buck Owens: We used to get one room and we'd park the vehicle outside, everybody would all take showers and we'd steal towels because we knew we wasn't gonna have enough towels for all five of us to shower.
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 Buck Owens - AskTheBrain.com
Johnny Russell who co-wrote the song "Act Naturally", with Voni Morrison and recorded by Buck Owens and the Beatles with Ringo Starr singing the vocals died at the age of 61.
Lead singer Dave Marr has a rich tenor that echoes Buck Owens and a knack for songwriting that cuts to the core of a heartache.
To break the silence, I slipped in the only CD we had on board, The Best of Buck Owens and His Buckaroos that we had picked up at his show bar in Bakersfield the day before.
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 Luck Post Office: Two Country Giants Get Tributes
Buck Owens was a great live performer and a skilled singles artist, although not necessarily a great album artist.
This was high-intensity working-class dance hall music, honed and polished by Owens and his Buckaroos in hundreds of performances in the hardcore honky-tonks of the Bakersfield area.
Unrestricted by Nashville's feudal system, Owens usually recorded at Capitol in Los Angeles with his road band, which was mostly prohibited by Nashville's ruling producers, and the sound was close to his vibrant live performances.
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 Clint Black to re-open Buck Owens' club the Crystal Palace
The Bakersfield, Cal. club is a popular landmark for music fans, and the last venue that the venerable Buck Owens performed in prior to his death last weekend.
As the years went by, whenever anyone wanted to cite names that typified the 'country sound,' Buck Owens was sure to be included on a very short list of greats.
In the Eighties, with his classic records out-of-print, Owens was either a national joke or a forgotten man. Then, Dwight Yoakam came along to make Bakersfield music fashionable again and even brought Owens back briefly to the top of the charts in 1988.
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 Dogpile Web Search: Buck
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Buck buck, also known as Johnny on a Pony, is a popular team game that has been played for many years.
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 Power Line: Buck Owens, RIP
Buck Owens died today in Bakersfield, California at age 76.
Owens worked like a dog to earn the "overnight" success he enjoyed in his 30s, beginning with "Act Naturally" in 1963.
John Fogerty put "listening to Buck Owens" among the pastoral fantasies he dreamed of "Looking Out My Back Door." In 1968 Owens famously played two sold-out shows at the Fillmore West, becoming perhaps the least hip artist ever to tear down that particular house.
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 eBay Motors: Bentley (item 290079395638 end time Feb-12-07 22:12:41 PST)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Late BUCK OWENS' Bentley AZURE Convertible Turbo Charged.
This vehicle is a one owner from NEW ($385,000) and was driven by THE BUCK OWENS himself.
The winning bidder will pay Buck Owens Production Co Inc in Bakersfield.
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 Buck Owens & His Buckaroos - The Instrumental Hits of Buck Owens & His Buckaroos | HTZ FM
When originally issued in July of 1965, no one either noticed or cared that in reality The Instrumental Hits was actually a compilation of tracks already available on early Buck Owens and His Buckaroos albums (except for the band's signature song "Buckaroo," which is unique to this package).
Note: This title should not be confused with The Buck Owens Songbook, another all-instrumental album comparable to a karaoke (read: sans lead vocals) "greatest hits" package.
Owens -- who is most notable as a lead vocalist -- is highlighted on this release as one heck of an underrated instrumentalist.
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 Fender Players Club - Buck Owens
The backbone of the "Bakersfield Sound," Buck Owens was a rootsy antidote to the slick Nashville sound of the 1960s in which the good old bite of guitars often took a back seat to strings and overproduction.
With his band the Buckaroos and his trusty right-hand man, guitar slinger Don Rich, Buck Owens carved a unique niche in country music that would later provide inspiration and a foundation for country music’s return to the basics in the 1980s.
Buck was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996.
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 Waylon's Army: Buck Owens R.I.P.
Buck Owens died today in Bakersfield at 76.
They say these things happen in 3's, was not expecting Buck to be one of them for sure.
I have to vent......What a disgrace to Buck Owens that the award show could not give time to be proper and mention him decently.
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The Bakersfield Inn has been demolished, and, Buck Owens at a cost of over $175,000, had the Bakersfield Sign dismantled and reconstructed only using the blue letters on his property at the Crystal Palace, a nightclub/museum that he currently owns and operates.
More precisely Buck Owens and Merle Haggard may come to mind (as just occurred while I was talking to a client in New Mexico this week).
Much thanks to Buck Owens for having the sign saved and brought to his Crystal Palace where it was reconstructed and refurbished for all to enjoy.
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 Buck Owens' birthday bash sold out | KGET
A big bash is set to celebrate late country music legend Buck Owens’ 78th birthday.
Throughout his career, Buck had 21 No. 1 hits and was known for creating the Bakersfield country music sound.
A birthday celebration is set for Tuesday at the Crystal Palace, featuring Dwight Yokum and Owens’ son, Buddy Owens.
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 Remembering Buck Owens | Buck Owens | Tribute | Music | Entertainment Weekly
Owens played the club nearly every Friday and Saturday night, but he hadn't been feeling up to it, and was headed for the car to go home...
That headline should say, 'Music Legend Buck Owens Dies.''' Owens himself had mixed feelings about the show — positive enough to have stuck with it for 17 years, obviously, but negative enough to have later admitted, ''I just kinda prostituted myself for their money.
It's for this stripped-down sound and eagerness to rock the honky-tonks that Owens is venerated not only by oldsters who knew him as a star for a decade prior to Hee Haw, but also by younger generations of fans who never had a chance to have their first exposure tainted by the TV tomfoolery.
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Buck Owens is and was country music at it's finest.
You want to talk about 2-part harmonies, Buck and his friend Don Rich (lead guitarist, fiddle, and accompanying vocals) had a chemistry when it came to their Bakersfield sound.
Then came Dwight Yoakum who brought Buck out of semi-retirement and started a Buck Owens renewal of his career with the Streets Of Bakersfield, a song that couldn't have said it better about Buck and the whole Bakersfield sound.
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 I've Got a Tiger by the Tail: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Buck Owens had his share of country hits prior to the release of I've Got a Tiger by the Tail and the hit single that spawned it.
But "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail" was Owens' national breakthrough, featuring everything right about his Bakersfield honky tonk sound sweated down to a 2:12 single that proved to be a irresistible piece of crossover magic to non-country fans without diluting his basic sound one iota.
This 14-track CD reissue brings together the original Capitol tracks from that album (which also included the hit "Cryin' Time," later to be a crossover hit of its own when recorded by Ray Charles), along with two bonus tracks.
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