Buck Owens (1961 album)

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Buck Owens
Studio album by Buck Owens
Released January 30, 1961
Genre Country
Length 32:21
Label Capitol T-1489
Producer Ken Nelson, Virginia Richmond
Buck Owens chronology
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Buck Owens is the debut album on Capitol Records by Buck Owens, released in 1961. It would mark the beginning of a long association for Owens with producer Ken Nelson.

Owens' single "High as the Mountain" reached Number 27 on the Billboard Country Singles charts. It, and "Nobody's Fool But Yours", is included as a bonus track on the 1995 re-issue by Sundazed Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Buck Owens unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Above and Beyond" (Harlan Howard) – 2:24
  2. "Second Fiddle" – 2:03
  3. "Tired of Livin'" – 2:00
  4. "I Gotta Right to Know" (Owens, Rolly Weber) – 2:32
  5. "Excuse Me (I Think I've Got a Heartache)" (Howard, Owens) – 2:25
  6. "I'll Give My Heart to You" – 2:00
  7. "Under Your Spell Again" – 2:40
  8. "My Everlasting Love" – 2:16
  9. "Take Me Back Again" – 2:36
  10. "'Til These Dreams Come True" (Owens, Dusty Rhodes) – 2:26
  11. "Walk the Floors" (Owens, Rhodes) – 2:23
  12. "I'll Take a Chance on Loving You" (Buck Owens, Lucy Cole)– 2:01
    1995 re-issue bonus tracks:
  13. "High as the Mountain" – 2:21
  14. "Nobody's Fool But Yours" – 2:14

Recorded[edit]

  • Oct 9, 1958, Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood (2,8,11,12)
  • June 16, 1959, Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood (3,7)
  • Dec 23, 1959, Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood (1,4,5,10)
  • Dec 3, 1960, Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood (6,9)