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Tag: The Buckaroos

"I've Got a Happy Heart"

“I’ve Got a Happy Heart”: Love’s Bullet-Proof Armor

Yesterday’s piece about Mayf Nutter included a link to the January 13, 1973 edition of Billboard, that happened to feature an adjacent news item naming all the artists who played with Buck Owens at a recent Christmas event in Bakersfield: Buck Owens and his group drew more than 5,000 with

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"Rhodes-Bud Boogie"

Texas Troubadours: Backup Band Extraordinaire

Perhaps it’s not fair to single out a backing band in country music, since there are so many outstanding ones — The Texas Playboys, The Cherokee Cowboys, The Drifting Cowboys, The Golden West Cowboys, The Brazos Valley Boys, The Western Caravan, The Buckaroos, The Strangers, The String Dusters/Pleasant Valley Boys

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