Buck Owens: Live From Austin, TX

Live From Austin, TX

Buck Owens

  • US $21.99  

  • Release Date 11 August 2017
  • In Stock
Product code
NW5195
Format
Vinyl LP
Label
New West Records

“As Buck tells it, ‘One day I was watching Austin City Limits and Dwight Yoakam was on, then he dedicates the program to ‘Buck Owens.’ So I said, I’m going to see what this kid is like.’ It wasn’t long after that he was on stage with Dwight singing his old hits. Buck was bitten by the bug to return to music, after calling it quits almost ten years earlier.

“This man from Sherman, Texas - probably best-known as the wide-grinning rube on Hee Haw for so many years - started a country music revolution. Or more accurately, a counter-revolution. It was called ‘The Bakersfield Sound.’ He and fellow revolutionary Merle Haggard were cranking out raw, hard-driving honky-tonk music that stood the country-pop coming out of Nashville on its head. When Buck Owens and the Buckaroos would launch into ‘I’ve got a tiger by the tail, it’s plain to see....!’ the packed crowds would be on their feet and headed for the dance floor.

“Along the way Buck inspired none other than The Beatles to record their first country song, his classic ‘Act Naturally,’ and the master of soul, Ray Charles, to immortalize one of the best-known country songs ever, ‘Crying Time’.” - Terry Lickona (producer ‘Austin City Limits’)

Heavyweight vinyl LP. Pressed on vinyl for the first time.

Tracks
Tracklisting
1 Act Naturally  
2 Together Again  
3 Love’s Gonna Live Here  
4 Crying Time  
5 Tiger By The Tail  
6 A-11  
7 Hot Dog  
8 Put Another Quarter In The Jukebox  
9 Memphis  
10 Under Your Spell Again (With Dwight Yoakam)  
11 Johnny B. Goode