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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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Known For

Crazy Heart
Crazy Heart Soundtrack
(2009)
Keeping Up with the Joneses
(2016)
The Hangover
The Hangover Soundtrack
(2009)
Indecent Proposal
Indecent Proposal Soundtrack
(1993)

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 2017 God's Own Country (performer: "I Always Get a Souvenir")
 2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses (performer: "HELLO TROUBLE")
 2015 My All-American (performer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail") / (writer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail")
 2015 A Walk in the Woods (writer: "I Don't Care (Just As Long As You Love Me)")
 2014 Daily Ukulele (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Together Again - Emmylou Harris (2014) ... (writer: "Together Again")
 2008-2014 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Crystal Gayle (2014) ... (writer: "Crying Time" - uncredited)
- Duane Eddy (2009) ... (writer: "Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms")
- Josh Turner (2008) ... (writer: "Your Tender Loving Care")
 2009 Crazy Heart (performer: "Hello Trouble" (1962))
  Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- In the Skin of a Lion (2009) ... (performer: "Put Another Quarter in the Jukebox" - uncredited) / (writer: "Put Another Quarter in the Jukebox" - uncredited)
 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")
 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 Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (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")
 1980 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 March 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Hot Dog")
- Episode dated 6 March 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Hot Dog")
- Episode dated 22 February 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Hot Dog")
 1979 13th Annual Music City News Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "On The Cover of The Music City News" (parody of "On the Cover of the Rolling Stone"))
 1979 Hardcore (writer: "Precious Memories")
 1978 12th Annual Music City News Awards (TV Special) (writer: "On The Cover of The Music City News")
 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)
- Shirley Ellis, Jackie Wilson, Bobby Goldsboro, Standells (1965) ... (writer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail")
- Episode #1.25 (1965) ... (writer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail")
  The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963)
- Episode #1.10 (1963) ... (performer: "My Heart Ships a Beat", "Foolin' Around", "Love's Gonna Live Here" - uncredited) / (writer: "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 His Buckaroos | Buck Owens and the Buckaroos | Buck & Lisa

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Over a 25-year span, had 21 No. 1 hits on Billboard magazine's country singles chart. The biggest of those, 1963's "Love's Gonna Live Here," spent 16 weeks at No. 1 and was the last to stay atop the charts as long. That song's reign was interrupted once -- in October when Ernest Ashworth's "Talk Back Tremblin' Lips" took over for one week. 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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