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Buck Owens Part Five

Buck Owens Part Five

Buck Owens Part Five

Buck Owens Part Five

Today I’m closing two series of blogs, One Legendary Bo Diddley, and now number Two Buck Owens. This is farewell to Buck Owens for awhile, in Buck Owens Part Five, I want you to know, that closing a blog series is truly death to me, but I will open it up again when I find something new about them. being that theirs five blogs of Buck Owens, that means five albums, so you can always come back for that. Without further ado, here’s Buck Owens Part Five, please enjoy.

Death

Buck Owens died in his sleep of an apparent heart attack on March 25, 2006, only hours after performing at his Crystal Palace restaurant, club and museum in Bakersfield...

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Buck Owens Part Four

Buck Owens Part Four

Buck Owens Part Four

Buck Owens Part Four

It’s good to do Buck Owens bio, in my blogs, and this is no exception. In Buck Owens Part Four, I will dig deep in his later life and let you know what I found, plus a new album as well, so let’s get started with Buck Owens Part Four, and I’ll be uploading another Buck Owens for the future.

Later career

Dwight Yoakam was largely influenced by Owens’ style of music and eventually teamed up with him for a duet of “Streets of Bakersfield” in 1988. Their duet was Owens’ first No. 1 single in 16 years. In an interview, Yoakam described the first time he met with Owens:

We sat there that day in 1987 and talked about my music to that point, my short career, and what I’d been doing and how he’d been watching me...

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Buck Owens Part Three

Buck Owens Part Three

Buck Owens Part Three

Buck Owens Part Three

In Buck Owens Part Three, I’m going to start from 1963 and end up in 1986. Buck Owens Part Three Buck Owens Part Three, is between Part Two, which I done yesterday, an Part Four, which I’ll tomorrow, so I hope to have a visit from you, in the past and another in the future, but first, please visit me today, before you go into the past, but first go to the future and see what I’m typing about.

Career peak

In early 1963, the Johnny Russell song “Act Naturally” was pitched to Owens, who initially didn’t like it, but his guitarist and long time collaborator, Don Rich, enjoyed it and convinced Owens to record it, which he did with the Buckaroos, on February 12, 1963. It was released on March 11 and entered the charts of April 13...

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Life And Times Of Cab Calloway Part Three

Life And Times Of Cab Calloway Part Three

Life And Times Of Cab Calloway Part Three

Life And Times Of Cab Calloway Part Three

Life And Times Of Cab Calloway Part Three, is going to be about him in later years of his life, and how someone who was an entertainer of the 1940’s, is still in style into the 2000’s. Life And Times Of Cab Calloway Part Three, will have a new album as well. which was bought to entertain you for this blog. i hope you like this blog, which I named, Life And Times Of Cab Calloway Part Three, so you may tell your friends all about, Life And Times Of Cab Calloway Part Three, and all the other blogs that’s on my website.

Later Years

During the late 1940s, Calloway lived with his wife Zulme “Nuffie” and family in Long Beachon the South Shore of Long Island, New Yorkon the border with neighboring Lido Beach...

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Legendary Bo Diddley Part Four

Legendary Bo Diddley Part Four

The Legionary Bo Diddley Part Four

The Legionary Bo Diddley Part Four

In Legendary Bo Diddley Part Four, I have to type about one of my heroes in  the music industry, which is sad, but, that also means that I can have another album of him which is good. Let’s read and hear both and see if you agree with both.

Death

Bo Diddley died on June 2, 2008, of heart failure at his home in Archer, Florida. Garry Mitchell, his grandson and one of more than 35 family members at the musician’s home when he died at 1:45 a.m. EDT (05:45 GMT), said his death was not unexpected. “There was a gospel song that was sung (at his bedside) and (when it was done) he said ‘wow’ with a thumbs up,” Mitchell told Reuters, when asked to describe the scene at the deathbed...

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Buck Owens Part Two

Buck Owens Part Two

Buck Owens Part Two

Buck Owens Part Two

I hope you like C&W, because, Buck Owens Part Two, has C&W, built in. Busk Owens will ,start my interest in C&W, even up until today.I hope Buck Owens Part Two, will give you joy, as it brought memories to me.Now let’s begin, Buck Owens Part Two, and stay for his album afterwards.

Biography

Owens was born on a farm in Sherman, Texas, to Alvis Edgar Owens Sr. and his wife, Maicie Azel née Ellington. The stretch of US Highway 82 in Sherman is named the Buck Owens Freeway in remembrance.

“‘Buck’ was a donkey on the Owens farm,” Rich Kienzle wrote in the biography About Buck. “When Alvis Jr. was three or four years old, he walked into the house and announced that his name also was “Buck...

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Legendary Bo Diddley Part Three

Legendary Bo Diddley Part Three

Legionary Bo Diddley Part Three

Legionary Bo Diddley Part Three

It’s amazing that Bo Diddley, isn’t mention more often today, because he’s a giant in my life and he should be in yours. In this blog entitled, Legendary Bo Diddley Part Three, I’m going to show you why you should play his albums more.

Later years

Over the decades, Diddley’s performing venues ranged from intimate clubs to stadiums. On March 25, 1972, he played with the Grateful Dead at the Academy of Music in New York City. The Grateful Dead released part of this concert as Volume 30 of the band’s concert album series, Dick’s Picks. Also in the early 1970s, the soundtrack of the ground-breaking animated film Fritz the Cat contained his song “Bo Diddley”, in which a crow idly finger-pops to the track.

Diddley spent some year...

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Musical Films Of 1929

Musical Films Of 1929

Musicals Of 1929

Musicals Of 1929

This year of 1929, their are a list of movies, but none I would call films. Films are what I like and have it onDVD and iTunes, movies are the ones I don’t like, and fall asleep to, but prefers a punch to the stomach, instead. I find nothing to watch, so this blog, I’m changing the channel. Musical Films Of 1929 has it’s moments, but not in moves, so wait until 1930, and maybe I might like one.

Musical films

Applause starring Helen Morgan. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian.

The Battle of Paris starring Gertrude Lawrence, Charles Ruggles, Walter Petrie, Gladys DuBois and Arthur Treacher. Directed by Robert Flory.

Broadway starring Glenn Tryon, Merna Kennedy, Evelyn Brent and Otis Harlan. Directed by Paul Fejos.

The Broadway Melody

The Cocoanuts

The Desert S...

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Buck Owens Part One

Buck Owens Part One

Buck Owens Part One

Buck Owens Part One

I’ve doneR’N’R, R&B., Novelty Acts, but I haven’t done any Country and Western Performers until now.  In Buck Owens Part One I will dig deep and find everything that is own about Buck Owens, and get more albums on my website at the same time. I believe that it’s important to have at lest one album on to let you know what kind of singer and performer he is, instead of just a name on a page with photos. I also want you to understand why I like the  kind of music, and how it takes to be on my website. So here’s Buck Owens Part One, I hope you like it.

Alvis Edgar Owens Jr. (August 12, 1929 – March 25, 2006), professionally known as Buck Owens, was an American musician, singer, songwriter and band leader who had 21 No...

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The Life And Times Of Andy Williams Part Four

The Life And Times Of Andy Williams Part Four

Label X and the Cadence years Edit

Williams’s first recordings as a solo artist were done in two sessions for the RCA Victor subsidiary Label X in the mid-1950s. Two songs were recorded at the first session, “Groundhog” and “There Is a Time”, but according to Williams, “Nothing came of this date…. The numbers are still on the shelf.” The four songs from the other session produced two singles: “Why Should I Cry Over You?”/”You Can’t Buy Happiness” and “Now I Know”/”Here Comes That Dream Again”...

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