I KNOW COUNTRY – March 24th

QUESTION:

Name the legendary country artist and “Hee Haw” star who performed at his Crystal Palace Theater in Bakersfield, CA, for the last time on this date in 2006 and passed away in his sleep the following morning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWER:

Buck Owens. Born Alvis Edgar Owens, Jr in 1929, he took the name ‘Buck’ from a favorite donkey on the family farm where he grew up.