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  1. Goin' Up the CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    For her new album, Eleni Mandell found some "new" inspiration from visiting the Country Music Hall of Fame and playing classic Country music by Buck Owens and Roger Miller in her car for her children. - Photo: Yep Roc Records ith a fan base as loyal as a Marine battalion and a catalog littered with nine sparkling gems of diverse Folk/Pop/Rock, including the ebullient Dick Van Dyke parks-and-recreational swing of last year's Let's Fly a Kite , singer/songwriter Eleni Mandell had no desire or inclination to subject her creative methodology to any severe course corrections.


  2. Watch Mo Pitney Sing About Meeting Merle HaggardRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | RollingStone

    ... because I wanted to craft great songs. I'm an old soul and I always lean towards the older artists: Ray Price, Buck Owens, Roger Miller, Merle Haggard. Not only just saying I like Merle Haggard but studying his music." Pitney's high regard for the ...


  3. One Man's America: The Pleasures and Provocations of Our Singular NationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Cato Institute

    In his provocative and compelling new book, George Will offers a fascinating look at the people, stories, and events that make the American drama so endlessly entertaining and instructive. With Willi 1 2s signature intellect and wry wit, One Mani 1 2s America chronicles a spectacular, eclectic procession of figures who have shaped our culture - from Playboy founder Hugh Hefner to National Review founder William F. Buckley Jr., from Victorian poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, from cotton pickeri 1 2turnedi 1 2country singer Buck Owens to actor-turned-president Ronald Reagan.


  4. Singer and Songwriter Amanda Platt Takes the Reins for The Honeycutters' Excellent New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Free Times

    ... may call Platt the boss, they are also an essential unit, one that appears equally capable when channeling Buck Owens on the excellent "Ain't It the Truth" or on "Carolina," which sounds like a lost track from an early Whiskeytown album. Matt ...


  5. Review: Hunky Dwight Yoakam enthralls at Lakefront Music FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | City Pages

    ... style of traditional country no matter the club. He still does that now, though his career has taken him from Buck Owens to "Sling Blade" to "King of the Hill" to a duet with Michelle Branch to collaboration with Beck. You know a Dwight Yoakam song ...


  6. Cultural crossover: Label tapped into demand for Ukrainian musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Often mislabelled a polka act, Mickey & Bunny leaned more toward the twangy, pop-country sounds of Bakersfield's Buck Owens. Their success was based on an ability to sing songs in both languages, a style known as "half na piv," half-Ukrainian, ...


  7. Kevin Cuneo: George Jones' concert on cable TV a winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Erie Times News

    ... Nashville. It proved enticing to students like me who were looking for a class that sounded interesting and easy. Buck Owens was a guest speaker at one of the classes, which upset some of the snobbish students who knew of him only from "Hee Haw." ...


  8. Merle Haggard Songwriter Red Lane Dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Billboard

    ... After his stint with Uncle Sam, Lane landed in Southern California -- where he became friends with Bonnie and Buck Owens -- as well as Phoenix, where he became an early supporter of the vocal talent of a young radio programmer there named Waylon ...


  9. Lynn Anderson Talks 'Bridges' Album: 'You Never Know Where Your Next Deal Might Come From'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Billboard

    ... Mom's songs in the living room. It was nothing to wake up in the middle of the night and hear Merle Haggard , Buck Owens , Freddie Hart or Wynn Stewart. It was pretty unforgettable," she says. That unique place in country music history also extends ...


  10. From Bakersfield to Casitas Springs: Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | KCSB-FM Santa Barbara

    From Bakersfield to Casitas Springs: JOHNNY CASH, BUCK OWENS, & Southern Roots in the 805 on Today's THE FREAK POWER TICKET On today's two-hour edition of "The Freak Power Ticket," a celebration of Johnny Cash , Americana music, and Country & Western roots in the 805! Of my next broadcast, producer / host Ted Coe writes: "' How many of you that sit and judge me / Ever walked the streets of Bakersfield? ' Or of 'Ventucky' for that matter? This past weekend, I attended 'Roadshow Revival: A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash,' an annual two-day festival of C&W, Americana, Folk, Rockabilly and other examples of Roots Rock 'n' Roll music, in Ventura's Mission Park.


  11. Dwight Yoakam Presented Career...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | CMT.com

    ... that would soon be adorned by such No. 1's and Top 5's as "Guitars, Cadillacs," "Streets of Bakersfield" (with Buck Owens ), "I Sang Dixie" and the Grammy-winning "Ain't That Lonely Yet." Yoakam cited tradition-oriented George Strait and Ricky ...


  12. The Eminently Quotable Kacey MusgravesRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... would they be and why? Willie Nelson, for sure. (She's already done that.) I'd probably also pick Roger Miller or Buck Owens. I really dig 'em. I love Roger Miller because he makes me laugh. In "Good Ol' Boys Club," you sing about not wanting to be ...


  13. Book Review: "Dig That Beat" by Sheree HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... pop sensations, and international performers are among the other headings, while others profiled include Buck Owens, Conway Twitty, and Dodie Stevens, among others. As with all of Homer's books, this one examines the creative process, the impact of ...


  14. 'Hee Haw' Brings Rural America into the Mainstream 46 Years Ago | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Guitar Player

    ... before enjoying a 20-year run in syndication. The show was a special treat for guitarists, thanks to hosts Buck Owens and Roy Clark, who at the time were two of the biggest names in country music. The duo would perform on each show, including a ...


  15. Photos, concert report: Small crowd enjoys toe-tapping good time at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... out versions of Hank Williams' "Manson on the Hill," Roy Acuff's poignant "No One Will Ever Know" and giving Buck Owens' "Above and Beyond the Call of Love" an enjoyable South-of-the-Border sound. Crowd favorite a It took more than an hour, but the ...


  16. Daylight VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    On this day a half-century ago, the Beatles finished work on "Yesterday" and also recorded "Wait" and a cover of Buck Owens' "Act Naturally" featuring Ringo Starr on vocals. Nearly a quarter century down the road, Ringo and Buck recorded a duet of "Act Naturally," complete with a cheesy video.


  17. What to expect when Dwight Yoakam plays Lincoln City this weekend: an annotated set listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... of '70s-era Elvis Presley, the fierce stomp of The Blasters, and the lonesome swing of Webb Pierce and his mentor Buck Owens. Yoakam even takes a moment to turn "Man Of Constant Sorrow" into a sizzling rockabilly rave-up. To get you geared up for ...


  18. The Evening Blues Weekend Edition 06-07-15 Buck OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... evening's music is brought to you by guest VJ NCTim and features country musician, singer/songwriter, the great Buck Owens . Enjoy! Note: We here at the Evening Blues Weekend Edition often step beyond the boundries of traditional blues music. Joe ...


  19. Blake Shelton, Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard All Release Bob Dylan CoversRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... even think much of my songs. I know he didn't. He didn't say that to me, but I know way back when, he didn't. Buck Owens did, and he recorded some of my early songs," Dylan said. "Buck Owens or Merle Haggard? If you had to have somebody's blessing, ...


  20. Recipients of 2015 Artist Career Achievement Award and President's Award AnnouncedRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | PR Log

    ... #1 Albums, 12 Gold albums, and 9 Platinum albums. Like the icons he so admires - Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Buck Owens - the Kentucky-born, Ohio-raised Yoakam is one of a kind. Yoakam's most recent album Second Hand Heart, released on April 14, ...