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Buck Owens
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Vocalist
    (August 12, 1929-March 25, 2006)
    Born outside of Sherman, Texas
    Birth name was Alvis Edgar Owens
    Co-Hosted 'Hee Haw' (1969-1986)
    Hosted 'Buck Owens Ranch Show'
    Recorded 'Act Naturally,' 'Streets Of Bakersfield,' 'Together Again,' 'Before You Go,' 'Made in Japan,' 'Foolin' Around,' 'I've Got A Tiger By The Tail,' 'Under Your Spell Again,' 'Think Of Me,' 'Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass,' 'Excuse Me (I Think I've Got A Heartache),' 'Big In Vegas,' 'Love's Gonna Live Here,' 'Tall Dark Stranger,' 'Ruby (Are You A Mad Man),' 'Your Tender Loving Care,' 'Second Fiddle,' 'Johnny B. Goode,' 'Above And Beyond,' 'Open Up Your Heart,' 'The Kansas City Song,' 'Where Does The Good Times Go,' 'Gonna Have Love,' 'Waitin' In Your Welfare Line,' 'My Heart Skips A Beat,' 'Only You (Can Break My Heart),' 'Sam's Place,' 'Buckaroo,' 'Sweet Rosie Jones,' 'Under The Influence Of Love,' 'I Don't Care,' 'Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms,' 'It Takes People Like You' and 'I've Got You On My Mind Again'
    Member of Orange Blossom Playboys
    Headed the Buckaroos
    At eighteen, he married his first wife, Bonnie, and she was four months pregnant.
    He divorced three times.
    He was a cotton picker.
    He recorded under the name Corky Jones.
    His nickname, Buck, comes from his childhood mule.
    He dropped out of school in the ninth-grade.
    He performed the day before he died.
    The Beatles recorded his hit 'Act Naturally.'
    Ray Charles covered his 'Cryin' Time.'
    He is mentioned in Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Lookin' Out My Back Door.'
    He discovered Loretta Lynn.
    He performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
    He originated the 'Bakersfield Sound.'
    His childhood was spent in poverty.
    He had great business sense, retaining rights to his publishing and masters.
    He would tape a half year of 'Hee Haw' episodes in just one week and was paid $200,000.
    He portrayed himself on an episode of 'The Dukes of Hazzard.'
    Part of his tongue was amputated due to throat cancer.
    He popularized the Fender Telecaster.
    His best friend and partner Don Rich, died in a motorcycle accident (1974).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 6 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 18 Votes: 61.11% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 23 Votes: 39.13% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 29.41% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 31 Votes: 41.94% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 49 Votes: 53.06% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 48 Votes: 35.42% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 167 Votes: 47.31% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 564 Votes: 53.01% Annoying
 
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