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Owens, Buck

Real name Alvis Edgar Owens. Born 1929 in Sherman, Texas, but raised in Mesa, Ariz. Moved to Bakersfield, Calif., in 1951. Died in 2006.

References:

  • Article in issue 72 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article in issue 39 (1989) of American Music Magazine.
  • Article in issue 278 (2006) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 305 (2008) of Now Dig This.
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Source: Jim Hilmar

Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Pep (Calif.)  107  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Dog — Corky Jones 45107-X Bullet Ace CD 708 (#1)
Bullet Audium Entertainment CD 8124 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16946 (#7)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55060 (#9)
Bullet CRH CD 17 (#12)
Bullet Chief CD 1156513 [2nd] (#26)
Bullet Classics CD 724 (#18)
Bullet Club PR LP 008 (#13)
Bullet Dig-It CD 100 (#10)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#6)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#25)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6904 (#19)
Bullet GVC CD 2018 (#10)
Bullet Lucky CD 816 (#12)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 030 (#7)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 030 (#3)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 100 (#3)
Bullet Mustang CD 8 (#13)
Bullet Pep CD 100-X (#1)
Bullet Pep LP 8017 (#1)
Bullet Presto CD 3 (#38)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 109 (#8)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#13)
Bullet [no label name] 10 1/2 (#12)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rhythm And Booze — Corky Jones 45107-XX Bullet Ace CD 708 (#2)
Bullet Audium Entertainment CD 8124 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17353 (#4)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55073 (#1)
Bullet Classics CD 724 (#21)
Bullet Crypt CD 12 (#17)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6905 (#23)
Bullet Pep CD 100-X (#2)
Bullet Pep LP 8017 (#10)
Bullet RAR LP 155 [2] (#4)
Bullet RAR LP 155 (#4)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 109 (#9)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 21 (#4)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#90)
Bullet That's Country CD 020 (#11)
1958/Jan. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3824  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Come Back — Buck Owens 45-17415 Bullet Classics CD 734 (#18)
    Non-pertinent Label shot I Know What It Means — Buck Owens 45-17414  
1958/Apr. 14
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3957  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sweet Thing — Buck Owens 45-17413 Bullet Bear Family CD 16946 (#20)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6003 (#30)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 113 (#47)
Bullet Rockin' Rarities LP 2005-4 (#6)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 376 (#11)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Only Know That I Love You — Buck Owens 45-17412  
1961 or earlier
(mx est.)
New Star (Tenn.) 45-6418  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Dog — Buck Owens 45-6418-1441 Bullet Andromeda LP 01010 (#2)
Bullet Big Rumble LP 100 (#12)
Bullet Bop CD 002 (#8)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55090 (#12)
Bullet Pep CD 100-X (#26)
Bullet Sheik LP 601 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Sweethearts In Heaven — Buck Owens 45-6418-1440 Bullet Audium Entertainment CD 8124 (#8)
Bullet Pep CD 100-X (#8)
Bullet Pep LP 8017 (#6)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1971[no label name] (United States) RR- 1/210[no title]
1974Redita [1st series] (Netherlands) 109LPNashville Country Rock
1976Teenage Heaven (United States?) TH 376LPCountry Rockers, Vol. 2 - Shot Gun Boogie
1978Andromeda XZ 01010LPSpeed 45 Rock 'N Roll
1985Magnum Force (England) MFLP 030LPRed Hot Rockabilly
1986RAR 155 [2]LPRock-A-Rolla A-Hillabilly Wing Ding Do?! (Sin Alley, Vol. 2)
1990Magnum Force (England) CDMF 030CDRed Hot Rockabilly
1992That's Country TC 020CDRhythm & Booze / Buck Owens
1995Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 008LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 8
1997Big Rumble F 100LPThe Big Rumble
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55060CDRock
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156513 [2nd]CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 13
Flesh Den (England) FD 6904CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 4
Flesh Den (England) FD 6905CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 5
1998Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55073CDRhythm & Booze
Magnum Force (England) CDMF 100CDMagnum Rockabilly
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 708CDStarday-Dixie Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55090CDTattle Tale
Disky (Netherlands) DO 250542CDAs Good As It Gets: Rockabilly
2001Audium Entertainment 8124CDYoung Buck: The Complete Pre-Capitol Recordings of Buck Owens
2005Rockin' Rarities (France) R.R- 2005-4LPAction Packed!, Vol. 4: 16 Red Hot Rockin' Hits
2006Rhino (United States) R2 73346CDRockin' Bones: '50s Punk & Rockabilly
2007Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) CR REV 21CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3: Rural Royalty
2008GVC 2018CDHollywood Hep Cats
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2009Classics (Sweden) 724CDJust Around Bakersfield
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 734CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 2
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 113CDThree Months To Kill: West Coast Rock
2014Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16946CDThe Other Side Of Bakersfield, Vol. 1
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17353CDThe Other Side Of Bakersfield, Vol. 2
year?Big Tone (England) BTCD 6003CDCapitol Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Bop BOP- 002CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 2
CRH R- 17CDRock From Bakersfield: Country Rock & Roll 1956-1962 From Bakersfield, CA
Crypt (United States) CR-CD-SIN 12CDSin Alley, Part One
Dig-It 100CDDig Boy Dig
Fed (Sweden) 04CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 4
Lucky (England) CDLR 816CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 16
Mustang MUST 8CDDo You Dig Me
Pep CD- 100-XCDEarly Buck Owens
Pep (United States) 8017LPHot Dog / Buck Owens
Presto Vol. 3CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 3
RAR 155LPSin Alley
Sheik (Spain) LP 601LPLong Gone Cats, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  Amazon.com, CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Phil Davies, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Bernd Kratochwil, Gerd Miller, Dave Penny, Bjorn Witlox, Jos Wouters


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