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    Yes, I do think so..
    Still like watching some of the reruns.
    TV was so much better back then and so less choices too.
    He made 71 top songs ...and music was so much better back then too. You could actually dance and understand
    want was being sung..
    A real legend... won't be no other like him.

    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea J. View Post
    Was he the guy on Hee Haw?
    Last edited by brady bear; 04-06-2016 at 06:45 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea J. View Post
    Was he the guy on Hee Haw?
    Not a host.... but an occasional guest/performer. You maybe thinking of Roy Clark.... Merle Haggard was a country great like Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams. Very popular in the 60-70-80s... not that I'd remember way back then.
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    Thanks for clarifying that.
    Yes, he was a great country singer like the others you mentioned. Still listen to them.



    Quote Originally Posted by cpjones View Post
    Not a host.... but an occasional guest/performer. You maybe thinking of Roy Clark.... Merle Haggard was a country great like Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams. Very popular in the 60-70-80s... not that I'd remember way back then.

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    Actually you may be thinking of Buck Owens, who along with Roy Clark hosted Hee-Haw. Buck was from Bakersfield California as was Merle Haggard.

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    Walt... according to Wikipedia

    Buck Owens
    Born: August 12, 1929, Sherman, TX
    Died: March 25, 2006, Bakersfield, CA
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    yup!!!!

    thanks
    Quote Originally Posted by WaltVB View Post
    Actually you may be thinking of Buck Owens, who along with Roy Clark hosted Hee-Haw. Buck was from Bakersfield California as was Merle Haggard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpjones View Post
    Walt... according to Wikipedia

    Buck Owens
    Born: August 12, 1929, Sherman, TX
    Died: March 25, 2006, Bakersfield, CA
    And that's how "Buck" got his name.

    Owens was born on a farm in Sherman, Texas, to Alvis Edgar Owens, Sr. and his wife, Maicie Azel Ellington.[3]
    "'Buck' was a donkey on the Owens farm," Rich Kienzle wrote in the biography About Buck.[4] "When Alvis Jr. was three or four years old, he walked into the house and announced that his name also was "Buck." That was fine with the family, and the boy's name was Buck from then on."[5] He attended public school for grades 1–3 in Garland, Texas.[6]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buck_Owens

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    David Gest - music producer, former husband of Liza Minnelli, aged 62
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    Doris Roberts, the mother on Everyone Loves Raymond. Died at age 90.

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    Joanie Laurer, aka Chyna, wrestler & reality show star died at age 45
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