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By Eileen Sisk

Retracing the lifetime of greenback Owens—from his poverty-stricken youth as the son of a sharecropper to 1 of the nation’s best-loved and wealthiest entertainers—this biography can pay tribute to the guy and his song by way of revealing his genius, his heat, his humor, his vulnerabilities, and his flaws. it truly is according to own resources, including original and latter-day Buckaroos, the cohost and the manufacturer of Hee Haw, the previous president of Capitol Nashville, and various nation singers, relations, ex-wives, ex-lovers, and ex-employees. the result's a 360-degree profile of a wise businessman—the polar contrary of the aw-shucks picture he cultivated on Hee Haw. Owens used to be the top-selling state act of the 1960s—with 21 number-one hits and 35 consecutive top-10 hits from 1962 to 1972, a complete exceeded simply by means of the Beatles. One of his significant contributions to this period used to be his invention of the Bakersfield sound, blending electrical guitars with a rock 'n' roll beat, which became popular with kingdom and rock fanatics alike. This biography info the rift dollar had with the Nashville institution, his purposes for never becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry, the variety of occasions dollar married, the reality approximately greenback posing within the nude for Playgirl, and his strained yet expert courting with Hee Haw cohost Roy Clark.

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