Buck Owens: The Biography
Boy howdy! There's an old adage that says "Never meet your heroes" (or, to paraphrase Louisa May Alcott - "disappointment . . . feeling as so many of us have felt when we discover that our idols are very ordinary men and women"), but while I enjoy a lot of the Buck Owens & Buckaroos discography he was not really a hero or idol to me. I simply like his group's musical output . . .
And I'm not even a really a big fan of country music -- I like some of the other well-known names (Johnny Cas ...more
Sisk contributed the Bakersfield/Central Valley, CA entry to the Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World and has worked at such newpapers as The Tennessean (2000-2008), The Washington Post (1982-1992), and The Las V...more