The budding guitarist/farm laborer/truck driver relocated to Bakersfield
Al late career return
another number written with Harlan Howard
The painting is pretty goofy looking. I don’t know why. Buck used to be pretty goofy onstage. I mean he threw out some great zingers at people that were dancing. He almost sounded like he had a few drinks in him, not sure, don’t need to know, but he was pretty dang funny. I also gave him some flowers just to gussy him up.
Back then, though, Buck and Merle were closely associated; two of a kind. They defined the Bakersfield sound. Buck reached out to me in those days, and lifted up my spirits when I was down, I mean really down
Nashville Cats – The Lovin’ Spoonful – Remember the birth of country rock, you know where nobody could believe The Byrds were for real or even Gram Parsons existed at all? On this wonderful ode to the guitarists in Nashville, John Sebastian gives the back story to the coming of age of white US rock performers in 1966… Pick it – A+