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Buck Owens

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Buck Owens: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 11 March 1968

Exhilarating Time With Buck Owens ...

Buck Owens And His Buckaroos: Tall Dark Stranger (Capitol stereo E-ST 212; 39s 11d)

Review by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 30 May 1970

BUCK OWENS is regarded very highly by country-and –western people, performers and customers alike, and his albums sell consistently well. Unfortunately, he has never had ...

The Pop Life: Buck Owens Bringing Nashville North by Way of West Coast

Interview by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 11 January 1974

"THERE'S SO much prejudice in New York — I think they're afraid of it." The speaker was the country music singer Buck Owens, and the ...

Buck Owens & the Buckaroos, Susan Raye: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, 24 January 1976

THE ALBERT HALL isn't the most obvious place to see the Bakersfield Emperor, but it did make for an interesting ambience, with the audience about ...

You Don’t Buck The Rules On The Bus: Buck Owens

Report and Interview by Mick Brown, Street Life, 21 February 1976

IT’S LIKE Tom Wolfe said: you’re either on the bus or you’re off the bus. No three ways about it. ...

Buck Owens: Myths of the honky-tonker

Profile and Interview by David Toop, The Times, 25 March 1989

On the eve of the Wembley country, festival, Buck Owens tells David Toop of the horrors of assembly-line music ...

Buck Owens

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Alvis Edgar Owens, 12 August 1929, Sherman, Texas, USA ...

Buck Owens: The Warner Bros. Recordings (Rhino Handmade)

Review by John Morthland, No Depression, July 2007

BUCK WAS ALWAYS the first to put down his Warners output, but you almost have to hear it all in one place to comprehend how ...

Capitol at 75

Book Excerpt by Barney Hoskyns, 'Capitol 75' (Taschen), 2016

NOTE: Herewith the full "director's cut" version of the historical essay I contributed to the spectacularly lavish Taschen book marking the 75th anniversary of West ...


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