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Buck Owens (Alvis Edgar Owens Jr.)

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Biography

Sherman, Texas, USA
Buck Owens is a true legend in country music. Along with fellow performers Merle Haggard and Wynn Stewart, Buck helped popularize the Bakersfield Sound, or honky-tonk infused with electric instrumentation and rock influences. Growing up in Arizona, Buck picked cotton and learned to play the mandolin, the guitar and horns. He had his first radio program at age 16 and a year later, worked with the Mac's Skillet Lickers, whose lead singer was Bonnie Campbell. Bonnie soon became the first Mrs. Buck Owens; together, they had a son, Buddy. Read more...

Actor

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Crook & Chase 2008

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Best of Country Live! 2006

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The Dean Martin Show 1965

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The Jackie Gleason Show 1966

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Hee Haw 1969

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The Kraft Music Hall 1967

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The Big Show 1980

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For All Mankind 1989

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The Dukes of Hazzard 1979

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