Tag: Don Rich
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.
Guitarist Don Rich’s untimely death cut short an already impressive musical career barely a decade long, and this compilation of his performances with Buck Owens’ band The Buckaroos highlights some of his best work.
Taken from the forthcoming Omnivore Recordings release, Guitar Pickin’ Man.
Today sees the release of one of country music’s Holy Grails–the only known solo album by Don Rich. Who was he, you might ask? Rich was the creative partner of Buck Owens‘ backing band, The Buckaroos, from 1960 to the time of his fatal motorcycle accident in 1974. Dead at the young age of 32,… Read More ›