The common mark of truly great artists is the apparent ease with which they perform their craft. In the field of country music, nobody ever made it look easier than Buck Owens and His Buckaroos. With nary a wasted note or superfluous phrase, the boys from Bakersfield produced album after album full of disarmingly honest, down-home pop. After nearly 30 years, Sundazed restores this catalog to its rightful place atop the A-list of classic country. Celebrate the joy of pickin' and the heartbreak of lovin'!

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    Long before the silver sparkle Telecasters and Hee-Haw, Buck Owens was trodding the boards of Bakersfield bar stages, paying his dues and winning fans one twang at a time. Released on January 30, 1961, Buck Owens' self-titled debut LP marked the start of his long, unprecedented career as a recording artist for Capitol Records. Bolstered by four charting singles- "Second Fiddle," "Under Your Spell Again," "Above and Beyond" and "Excuse Me (I Think I've Got a Heartache)"- the album spotlights...

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      While the title track of this 1974 album might mislead you, it’s the only Halloween related song here, the rest is prime Buck! Aside from the hit title cut, it includes a clever twist on Shel Silverstein’s “The Cover Of Rolling Stone” and plenty of exemplary bites of the Bakersfield Sound! Speaking of sound, this first ever reissue of this Buck gem was cut directly from the master reels at Cohearent Audio, it’s never sounded better! The common mark of truly great artists is the apparent ease...

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        Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Buckin' the establishment! Perennial trailblazers whose electrifying Bakersfield sound topped the country charts for most of the '60s, Buck Owens and the Buckaroos plowed even newer ground with the 1971 album Bridge Over Troubled Water. Bridge finds Buck and the boys giving a big thumbs-up to the thoughtful folk-rock sound of Simon & Garfunkel, Bob Dylan and Donovan. Bridge saw heavy chart action, justifying Buck Owens' desire to roll with the times while...

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          This record is available exclusively through vinylmeplease.com It can be purchased here Long before the silver sparkle Telecasters and Hee-Haw, Buck Owens was trodding the boards of Bakersfield bar stages, paying his dues and winning fans one twang at a time. Released on January 30, 1961, Buck Owens' self-titled debut LP marked the start of his long, unprecedented career as a recording artist for Capitol Records. Bolstered by four charting singles- "Second Fiddle," "Under Your Spell Again,"...

          Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - I Dont Care CD
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            There was no stopping Buck Owens in 1964! I Don't Care, released in November of that year, contained another #1 smash country hit in the title track. The album also initiated the tradition of showcasing the individual talents of the Buckaroos along with Buck himself. Featuring vocals by bassist Doyle Holly and guitarist/fiddle player Don Rich, the band turned in spirited renditions of current country hits like "Abilene" and "Louisiana Man." Buck also served notice of his premier guitar prowess...

            Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - Open Up Your Heart CD
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              Riding the crest of fame, Buck Owens never thought of slowing down in 1966. Marking a departure from his last few albums, Open Up Your Heart features Buck as the sole lead vocalist on all cuts. The title track, one of three #1 singles on the album, features chicken pickin' Telecaster licks courtesy of guest guitarist James Burton. It stayed atop the country charts for six weeks. Other standout tracks include the blue-collar broadside "Sam's Place" (inspired by a real establishment in Richmond,...

              Owens, The and His Buckaroos - Dust On Mothers Bible CD
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                Hands-down, one of the most requested reissues in Sundazed's recent history, Buck Owens' 1966 landmark album, Dust On Mother's Bible, finds Buck and the boys at the absolute top of their game, putting aside the usual honky-tonk anthems to don their Sunday best and forge a riveting selection of sacred material ("I'll Go To Church Again With Momma" and "Bring It To Jesus") as well as heart-breaking ballads like the title track--every offering created with the ease of master craftsmen. Packaged...

                Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - It Takes People Like You CD
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                  Inspired by a phrase Buck often said to his concert audiences, the title track of 1968's It Takes People Like You to Make People Like Me was written as a "thank you" to his legions of fans. Beyond the title track, there is much to be thankful for on this admirable album. Back by the inimitable Buckaroos and select special guests, the "Tiger" is enjoying himself immensely here. With all twelve tracks written or co-written by Buck, the album flew in the face of Nashville's countrypolitan song...

                  Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - Roll Out The Red Carpet for Owens, Buck And His Buckaroos CD
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                    Released in February 1966, Roll Out the Red Carpet arrived in the midst of a flurry of Buck Owens hit singles. It is all the more unusual, then, that none of the selections on this album would chart. Even more unusual, the title track was not even released as a single. However, the lack of chart action is in no way a comment on the album's quality. Yet again, Buck and his Buckaroos serve up a superior mix of tracks: some upbeat, some ballads but all expertly sung and played. Guitar fans will...

                    Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - Carnegie Hall Concert CD
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                      Recorded at the venerable New York City concert hall, Buck Owens & His Buckaroos' Carnegie Hall Concert finds Owens and the Buckaroos tearing through chart-topping hits like "Act Naturally" and "Tiger By The Tail." The Sundazed release--featuring the complete, unedited show--restores the full glory of producer Ken Nelson's original stereo mix as well as the vintage cover artwork from the highly successful 1966 Capitol album and previously unpublished photos.Also available as a digital...

                      Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - In London CD
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                        Buck Owens was the original, border-bustin' ambassador of American country music. Beginning with his acclaimed live stint at Carnegie Hall, to Japan where the crowd's overwhelming enthusiasm was downright staggering, Buck would continue to herd his posse into venues worldwide. But he'd wait to hit yet another landmark locale before recording his next live album. At the renown London Palladium, Buck and his Buckaroos performed a full program of their all-time hits and added to the festive...

                        Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - On The Bandstand - LP
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                          ON YOUR CHOICE OF PREMIUM RTI GOLD VINYL OR CD! A TOP 10 CHARTER IN ‘64 FOR THE HONKY-TONKER! CUT BY KEVIN GRAY & PRESSED AT RTI ON VIRGIN GOLD VINYL! AT HIS ‘64 BEST! On The Bandstand was a top 10 charter in ‘64 for the honky-tonker, one of two concurrent top-selling albums he had that summer! The nascent Buckaroos magic is here in an early configuration featuring long-time Owens sideman Don Rich, turning in a solid selection of originals and tastefully-chosen covers. Pressed at RTI, on...

                          Owens, Buck - Buck Owens & His Buckaroos In Japan! - CD
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                            There is something palpably avant-garde in the frenetic energy of Owens' unmistakably American (read: Bakersfield) sound set against the cultural backdrop of Tokyo. However, Buck Owens & His Buckaroos prove the adage that the currency of music defies borders and is indeed the universal language. On Buck Owens & His Buckaroos in Japan!, the band rises to the occasion, performing perennial favorites and previewing tracks from its upcoming album, It Takes People Like You to Make People Like Me....

                            Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - "Live" in Scandinavia - CD
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                              Buck Owens' legendary live albums from Carnegie Hall, Japan and London were landmark efforts that captured Buck and the Buckaroos at their peak, but he also recorded other live albums overseas. The most obscure of Buck's live releases was his April 1970 show in Oslo, Norway that featured Don Rich with the Buckaroos, Buck's son Buddy Alan and the Hagers. Fiery and intense, it reflects that unique early '70s period when Buck was experimenting and broadening his sound beyond his old style. With...

                              Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - Your Tender Loving Care CD
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                                Led by the smash hit title track, 1967's Your Tender Loving Care extended Buck Owens' best-selling album run. Backed by the unparalleled mastery of the Buckaroos, Buck romps through the joyfully rollicking "Sam's Place," a chart-topping song inspired by a real Richmond, CA saloon. Featuring the deft left hand of guitarist Don Rich, the song remains a fan favorite. Elsewhere on the album, Buck gives a heartfelt reading of former Buckaroo Merle Haggard's song, "House of Memories." Need more? How...

                                Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - Together Again / My Heart Skips A Beat CD
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                                  Taking its name from the unprecedented double-sided #1 country single, the Together Again/My Heart Skips a Beat album established Buck Owens as a top-tier country artist. The two title tracks spent several weeks chasing each other up the country charts in 1964, even switching the #1 and #2 positions in consecutive weeks and then switching back again! Beyond those two classic tracks, the album is filled with other charting singles and well-known songs like ?Hello Trouble,? ?A-11? and ?Close Up...

                                  Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - Christmas Shopping CD
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                                    Having trouble finding that ideal Christmas gift? How about twelve new songs of the season, written and arranged and sung and played by Buck Owens and his Buckaroos! Yes, your Christmas Shopping will be complete when you pick up this 1968 album, Buck's second seasonal platter. Once again, Buck and the boys come up with a rich and varied mix of new holiday classics, sure to please any merriment maker. Telecasters twang, steel guitars cry and through it all, that Buckaroo spirit shines brighter...

                                    Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - On The Bandstand CD
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                                      Based around numbers he was performing in his live shows, 1963's On the Bandstand features a mix of self-penned songs and then-current country favorites. Besides Buck, the spotlight shines on individual band members throughout the album. Speaking of the band, they were mere months away from being named The Buckaroos, courtesy of Merle Haggard who served briefly as their bass player before moving on to his own solo career. The sole hit on the original version of the album was "Kickin' Our...

                                      Owens, Buck and His Buckaroos - Youre For Me CD
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                                        His third full-length LP for Capitol, 1962's You're For Me found Buck evolving rapidly as an artist. The title cut, which hit #10 on the country singles chart, was a song he had originally written for Tommy Collins in 1954. Beyond the chart position and airplay the song garnered, it was significant for introducing Buck's trademark "Freight Train" sound, employing a hard drum backbeat in driving 2/4 time. He later explained that he "always loved music that had lots of beat. I always wanted to...