Buck OwensAge: 76
renegade country-music singer who shunned string-heavy country arrangements and pioneered the Bakersfield sound—raw vocals accompanied by electric, rock-infused guitars. More than 20 of his songs topped the charts. He hosted the country variety show Hee Haw for 16 years. Died: Bakersfield, Calif., March 25, 2006
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