Buck Owens - Live From Austin, TX [CD/DVD]

Buck Owens - Live From Austin, TX [CD/DVD]

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Maybe it was an epiphany of sorts. 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®)

  • Packaged for the first time as a CD/DVD combo
  • Combo includes DVD video and audio CD
  • Remastered in 5.1 DTS surround sound and 2.0 stereo
  • NTSC, Region Free
  • 34 Mins
TRACKLIST:

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

Recorded October 23, 1988

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