Put Dwight Yoakam in the Country Music Hall of Fame
He is the total package, as one of country's best singers, lyricists, musician, and an interpreter of songs by Elvis, the Grateful Dead, his idol Buck Owens, and, on his new bluegrass album, "Swimming Pools, Movie Stars," Prince. Born in Pike County ...
Road Music, Chapter Three: Kansas City, Missouri
Fulks chuckled and played “God Isn't Real.” But he also played his heartfelt tribute to Buck Owens: “The Buck Starts Here.” Up close one could detect the pain behind the pun in this song about the way country music can assuage romantic disappointment.
Don Markham, Merle Haggard Band Member, Dead at 85
Don Markham, member of Merle Haggard's band, the Strangers, has died at 85.
'Luckiest man in Oildale': Haggard's horn player, close friend dies
The Bakersfield Californian
Don Markham, circa 1972 or 1973, during his time with the Bakersfield Brass, which was started by Buck Owens. From left: Mayf Nutter, Kenni Huskey, Buddy Alan Owens, Susan Raye, Doyle Curtsinger, Don Rich, Buck Owens, Jerry Wiggins, Ronnie Jackson, ...