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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Although he ended up being viewed by much of the public as more of a caricature than a true country innovator (thanks, no doubt, to his years as one of the comedic hosts of Hee Haw), Buck Owens was at heart a top-notch honky tonker who, along with Merle Haggard and Owens' fiddle player turned guitar player Don Rich, helped establish the bright, rock-inflected Bakersfield sound in the mid-'60s. This two-disc set has all the commercial essentials, including versions of "Act Naturally," "My Heart Skips a Beat," "Under Your Spell Again," "Streets of Bakersfield," and "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail," making this an OK introduction to Owens' ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Although he ended up being viewed by much of the public as more of a caricature than a true country innovator (thanks, no doubt, to his years as one of the comedic hosts of Hee Haw), Buck Owens was at heart a top-notch honky tonker who, along with Merle Haggard and Owens' fiddle player turned guitar player Don Rich, helped establish the bright, rock-inflected Bakersfield sound in the mid-'60s. This two-disc set has all the commercial essentials, including versions of "Act Naturally," "My Heart Skips a Beat," "Under Your Spell Again," "Streets of Bakersfield," and "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail," making this an OK introduction to Owens' singular and impressive country legacy.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/27/1999
  • Label: Double Platinum
  • EAN: 8712177037018
  • Catalog Number: 102021
  • Sales rank: 28,253

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Buck Owens Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Buck Owens Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
Harlan Howard Composer
Homer Joy Composer
Estella Olson Composer
Don Rich Composer
R. Simpson Composer
F. Morris Composer
J. Russell Composer
William Hogeland Liner Notes
Traditional Composer
W. Jackson Composer
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