The third and final installment of Omnivore Recordings’ documenting of Country singer Buck Owens’ prolific output for Capitol Records finds the singer exploring different sounds in a recording career that was taking second place to television stardom, and would come to a sudden end with the death of his musical partner and best friend. Though this era wasn’t as prominent as the decade before, this collection contains some fine music worthy of rediscovery.
By 1997, Atlanta rockers Drivin’ N Cryin’ had been through the major label machine. Stripped down to a power trio, they doubled down and made a no-frills album that would close out the band’s first era on a extremely high note.
On the season premiere of Collision Course, the near fatal bus accident involving Gloria Estefan is examined, and reveals a story that could’ve ended in a tragedy.