Buck Owens

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Buck Owens

In 1996, the name of Buck Owens was included in the Country Music Hall of Fame. In general, the list of his achievements, as well as musical heritage, it is difficult – more than a decade Owens was so popular and favored by the public, that the greater glory seemed n

Buck Owens (real. name Alvis Edgar Owens, Jr.) was born in Texas, on the farm in 1929. He attended elementary school Garland, and in 1937 his family moved to Arizona. In the 40s the future musician had a chance to pore truck driver. In the 50th he has his family settled in Bakersfield (Bakersfield). Later Buck went to Hollywood, where he started as a guitarist to take part in musical recordings on the label ‘Capitol Records’. By the end of the 50s he was nothing special and did not become famous until suddenly ‘shot’ his work ‘Second Fiddle’, ranked in the country music charts ‘Billboard’. A few months later his song ‘Under Your Spell Again’ and ‘Above and Beyond’ occupied according 4th and 3rd row of the chart. In the 60’s Buck Owens was able to afford not to listen to current music trends, and to promote their. around 20 songs of the musician became unconditional hits and his work was oriented more and more the value of popular musicians. We know that Owens has inspired the creativity of many artists, including The Beatles, and one of the songs that he sang – ‘Act Naturally’ – sang and Ringo Starr as part of ‘The Beatles’. Stream years after the alleged Ringo duet has repeated it with the author.

Book ‘Carnegie Hall Concert’ 66-year proved successful loud and prominent Ray Charles sang in the same year cover of Owen’s ‘Crying Time’ and ‘Together Again’, also became hits. On a year on the tank with the group ‘Buckaroos’ toured Japan, where they have also taken to ‘Hurrah!’. A book ‘Buck Owens and His Buckaroos in Japan’ was his first recorded not in the US. In 1968, Owen has performed at the White House on the eve of the president. Further, OPRICH studio recordings were live albums whose names give an idea about the geography of the musician – ‘Buck Owens in London’ Live ”, ‘Buck Owens Live in Scandinavia’, ‘Live in New Zealand’, ‘Live at the Sydney Opera House ‘.

In those years, Buck literally bathed in the glory, and his music, in addition to recognition, brought him and good benefits – he bought the order of radio stations in Phoenix and Bakersfield, which after sold (except for one, KUZZ, which he owned until his death ).

Failed in the works happened in 1974 – then died tragically selected friend and fellow Buck Musician Don Rich. Later Buck admitted that this execution harshly reflected in his music – he thought Rich’s friend and brother. Despite the fact that his musical continued hostel, his music has something lacking.

In the 80s Buck was in the shadows, his activities are limited to the conduct of business affairs. the balance for a long time yet to come back. In 1989, Owens and Ringo Starr recorded together version of the song ‘Act Naturally’, which was filmed magical clip in which both musicians play themselves who starred in the role of western cowboys. This work has risen to only 27 lines in the charts ‘Billboard Country Singles’, however, I stayed there 11 weeks. The song was nominated for a fairly awards, including the Grammy for ‘best vocal collaboration’, but the victory did not work.

In 1996, the name of Buck Owens was included in the Country Music Hall of Fame. The general list of his achievements, as well as musical heritage, to complex – for decades Owens was so popular and favored by the public, that the greater glory seemed to be able to assume and.

He died on 25 March 2006, in the dream, refused to heart. It was about a moment and then a concert at his club ‘Crystal Palace’ in Bakersfield. Earlier, in the 90s, he was able to cope with the disaster of cancer, however, his health since then separately there was no strong.

it left three sons. We know that Buck Owens was married three times.

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