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Buck Owens (II) (1929–2006)


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 ... See full bio »

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 2009 Crazy Heart (performer: "Hello Trouble" (1962))
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos (performer: "Act Naturally")
 2009 Crook & Chase (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 July 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Act Naturally")
 2009 The Hangover (writer: "Rhythm and Booze")
 2008-2009 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Duane Eddy (2009) ... (writer: "Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms")
- Josh Turner (2008) ... (writer: "Your Tender Loving Care")
 2007 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Glass Is Always Cleaner (2007) ... (writer: "Crying Time" - uncredited)
 2006 Best of Country Live! (Video) (performer: "Sam's Place", "Your Tender Loving Care") / (writer: "Your Tender Loving Care")
 2006 CMT: The Greatest - 40 Greatest Albums (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Act Naturally")
 2006 Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (Documentary) (performer: "Streets of Bakersfield")
 2006 RV (performer: "Buckaroo")
 2005 The Devil's Rejects (performer: "Satan's Gotta Get Along without Me") / (writer: "Satan's Gotta Get Along without Me")
 2004 Evolution of a Filipino Family (lyrics: "Together Again") / (music: "Together Again")
 2004 Dear Frankie (writer: "The Great White Horse" (1970))
 2003 House of 1000 Corpses (performer: "Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass") / (writer: "Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass")
 2003 Capturing the Friedmans (Documentary) (performer: "Act Naturally")
 2002 Jackass: The Movie (Documentary) (performer: "Made In Japan")
 2000 Remember the Titans (performer: "Act Naturally")
 2000 Big Eden (performer: "Together Again") / (writer: "Together Again")
 1999 Tumbleweeds (performer: "My Heart Skips a Beat") / (writer: "My Heart Skips a Beat")
 1994 Chasers (performer: "CRYIN' TIME") / (writer: "CRYIN' TIME")
 1993 The Beverly Hillbillies (writer: "TOGETHER AGAIN", "CRYING TIME")
 1993 Indecent Proposal ("Cryin' Time")
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary) (performer: "Act Naturally") / (writer: "Act Naturally")
 1985 Sweet Dreams (writer: "Foolin' 'Round")
 1975 What's Behind the Groupies? (performer: "Big in Vegas" - uncredited) / (writer: "Big in Vegas" - uncredited)
 1973 Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments (TV Special) (writer: "Cryin' Time")
  Hee Haw (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1972) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #3.19 (1972) ... (performer: "Old Man Tucker")
- Episode #1.13 (1969) ... (performer: "Big in Vegas" - uncredited) / (writer: "Big in Vegas" - uncredited)
  The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- The History of Country Music: Part 1 (1971) ... (performer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail", "Tall Dark Stranger", "Train Whistle Blues") / (writer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail", "Tall Dark Stranger")
 1970 Elvis: That's the Way It Is (Documentary) (writer: "Cryin' Time")
  Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... (performer: "Tall Dark Stranger") / (writer: "Tall Dark Stranger")
 1969 From Nashville with Music (performer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail", "Act Naturally") / (writer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.28 (1965) ... (writer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail")
- Episode #1.25 (1965) ... (writer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail")
 1963 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 November 1963 (1963) ... (performer: "My Heart Ships a Beat", "Foolin' Around", "Love's Gonna Live Here - uncredited)
 1960 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.13 (1960) ... (performer: "Above and Beyond")
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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Buck Owens & The Buckaroos | Buck Owens and the Buckaroos

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Buck had recorded his own version of "Streets of Bakersfield" in 1972. That album cut became a major No. 1 hit as a duet with Dwight Yoakam in the summer of 1988. See more »

Trademark:

Always played a guitar that was painted in a striped pattern of red, white and blue. See more »

Nickname:

The Baron of Bakersfield

Star Sign:

Leo

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