Posts Tagged ‘Bakersfield Sound’

It’s Christmas Time for Everyone But Me

December 26, 2020

“It’s Christmas Time for Everyone But Me,” written by Dixie Deen and Ray King, best known for their truck driving songs, performed here by Buck Owens, king of the Bakersfield Sound. Don’t get confused by the Hank Ballard R&B tune of the same name.
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Christmas Shopping

December 16, 2020

“Christmas Shopping,” written and performed by Buck Owens & His Buckaroos. Recorded in 1968.

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It’s Christmas Time for Everyone But Me

December 27, 2019

“It’s Christmas Time for Everyone But Me,” written by Dixie Deen and Ray King, best known for their truck driving songs, performed here by Buck Owens, king of the Bakersfield Sound. Don’t get confused by the Hank Ballard R&B tune of the same name.
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Christmas Shopping

December 22, 2019

“Christmas Shopping,” written and performed by Buck Owens & His Buckaroos. Recorded in 1968.

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Together Again

December 8, 2019

“Together Again,” written and recorded by Buck Owens, 1964. Tom Brumley on pedal steel guitar.

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Close Up The Honky Tonks

November 24, 2019

“Close Up The Honky Tonks,” written (and originally recorded by) Red Simpson, interpreted by Buck Owens, 1964. Don Rich plays fiddle and electric guitar and sings harmony, and the pedal steel player is Jay McDonald. There are good versions of this tune by Charlie Walker, Buck Owens, Radney Foster, and Gram Parsons & the Flying Burrito Brothers.

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Swinging Doors

September 29, 2019

“Swinging Doors,” written by Merle Haggard, recorded by Merle Haggard & the Strangers, 1966.

Merle Haggard (lead vocal), Roy Nichols( guitar), Ralph Mooney (steel guitar), George French (piano), Jerry Ward (bass), Eddie Burris (drums). Harmony vocals by Billy Mize and Bonnie Owens.

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All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down

May 19, 2018

“All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down,” written by Raul Malo and Al Anderson, performed by The Mavericks, with Flaco Jiménez on accordion, 1996. Video directed by Gerry Wenner.

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Christmas Shopping

December 8, 2016

“Christmas Shopping,” written and performed by Buck Owens & His Buckaroos. Recorded in 1968.

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Merle Haggard,1937 – 2016

April 7, 2016

Merle Haggard, 1937 -- 2016

Singer and songwriter Merle Haggard died on Wednesday, his 79th birthday. He was a key figure in the Bakersfield sound and the outlaw country movement. Mr. Haggard was inducted into Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame in 1994.

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