AMERICAN MUSIC’S BUCK OWENS

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                               (August 12, 1929 – March 25, 2006)

Buck Owens (born Alvis Edgar Owens, Jr.) was a well known singer and guitarist
who had 21 No. 1 hits on the Billboard country music charts with his band, the
Buckaroos. They pioneered what came to be called the Bakersfield Sound, a
reference to the city Owens called home, Bakersfield, California. Owens is a
member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Nashville songwriters Hall
of Fame.

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Buck Owens (left) and the Buckaroos

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Buck’s guitar in the museum at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace.

"Act Naturally” became Buck Owens and the Buckaroos’ first No. 1
hit in 1963.

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