The Bakersfield Sound
with Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country
The working-class city of Bakersfield, California, gave birth to an exciting, raw-edged style of country music that enjoyed tremendous popularity in the 1960s and continues to resonate with musicians and fans today. Buck Owens and Merle Haggard were the most successful exponents of the Bakersfield Sound, with its piercing electric guitars, unsweetened barroom feel, and honest, down-to-earth songs.
Owens and Haggard rose to iconic status on… Show more
A country music legend who epitomized the drifter persona and is considered perhaps the genre's greatest songwriter. ~ Rovi
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