American county singer using the group the Buckaroos, known for pioneering the Bakersfield Audio. He could play the fiddle as well as the metal guitar. He made a decision he wished to end up being known as Buck at age four. He was the co-host of the show on the air known as Buck and Britt. He released ten #1 nation albums from 1963 to 1968. He wedded his 4th wife, Jennifer Smith, in 1979. He hosted the traditional western Television series Hee Haw with Roy Clark from 1969 to 1986.
Full Name Buck Owens
Date Of Birth August 12, 1929
Died March 25, 2006, Bakersfield, California, United States
Place Of Birth Sherman, TX
Height 1.83 m
Profession Country Singer
Spouse Jennifer Smith, Jana Jae, Phyllis Buford, Bonnie Owens
Children Buddy Alan
Parents Alvis Edgar Owens, Sr., Maicie Azel Ellington
Siblings Dorothy Owens, Melvin Owens, Mary McKinney
Awards Grammy Hall of Fame, Academy of Country Music Award for Male Vocalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Awards Cliffie Stone Icon Award, Country Music Association Award for Vocal Event of the Year, Academy of Country Music Awards Jim Reeves International Award, Academy of Country Music Awards Poet's Award
Music Groups The Buckaroos
Nominations Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Male Vocalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Duo of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Songwriter of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Album of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Television Personality, Academy of Country Music Award for Man of the Year
Movies From Nashville With Music, The Hee Haw Collection: Vol. 7, Best of Country Live, Buck Owens: Live from Austin, Texas
TV Shows Hee Haw, Buck Owens' Ranch Show, Music Country USA
Star Sign Leo
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Ex-wife 'Bonnie Owens' died shortly after Buck of complications from Alzheimer's disease. They remained friends after their divorce.
Mentioned in the Creedence Clearwater Revival hit "Lookin' Out My Back Door."
Father of Buddy Alan.
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.
Members of the Buckaroos: Don Rich (guitar), Doyle Holly (bass), Tom Brumley (steel guitar) and Willie Cantu (drums). The Buckaroos also had several of their own albums.
Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996. Dwight Yoakam gave his induction speech.
Got his nickname "Buck" at age three from a favorite horse.
Buck had recorded his own version of "Streets of Bakersfield" in 1972. That album cut became a major No. 1 hit as a duet with Dwight Yoakam in the summer of 1988.
Opened the Crystal Palace restuarant and perfomance hall in his adopted hometown of Bakersfield, California.
He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996.
Buck has three sons named Buddy, Michael and Johnny.
Born at 5:00am-CDT
He had throat cancer in 1993, and lost part of his tongue.
His band was called "The Buckaroos".
Keeping Up with the Joneses
performer: "HELLO TROUBLE"
performer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail" / writer: "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail"
A Walk in the Woods
writer: "I Don't Care Just As Long As You Love Me"
TV Series short writer - 1 episode
performer: "Hello Trouble" 1962
Friday Night Lights
TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009