Hear Rare Buck Owens Live Performance From ‘Bakersfield Sound’ Box Set

Hear Rare Buck Owens Live Performance From ‘Bakersfield Sound’ Box Set
From the Forties through the mid-Seventies Nashville was staking its claim as Music City, developing the hybrid of country and pop known as the Nashville Sound. At the same time, on the West Coast, the thriving California honky-tonks gave birth to what would be termed the Bakersfield Sound, so named for the town in the southern San Joaquin Valley that would gift country music with two of its most iconic artists: Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. On August 9th, the music that melded honky-tonk twang with rock & roll instrumentation will
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