According to Yahoo (music.yahoo.com) Buck Owens has passed away.
For people like me who are fans of traditional country, this is a real tragedy since he was far more than just the host of Hee Haw. It's hard to overstate just how good he really was as both a vocalist and as a guitarist during his prime. I'll certainly be pulling out the turntable and the old Buckaroos albums tonight.
Vocatus atque non vocatus, Deus aderit. -- Erasmus
A lot of the newer "country" singers could take more than a cue from his career.
As of 2/28/05: 101 pounds since December 7, 2004 OFFICIAL THREE-MONTH COUNT: 112 pounds on March 9, 2005 OFFICIAL SIX-MONTH COUNT: 142 pounds on June 8, 2005 OFFICIAL ONE YEAR COUNT: 187 pounds on December 7, 2005 As of 2/27/06: 202 pounds "I've lost a heavyweight" As of 3/20/06: 206 pounds
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003JQZHOG?tag=thewmessagboa-20&link_code=as3&creativeASIN=B003JQZHOG&creative=373489&camp=211189 This should go in this thread http://the-w.com/thread.php/id=40744 but it turned out sort of long... 1.