Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard

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Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard
Studio album by Buck Owens
Released August 28, 1961
Recorded December, 1960, Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA
Genre Country
Length 31:22
Label Capitol ST-1482
Producer Ken Nelson
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Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard is an album by Buck Owens, released in 1961.

Harlan Howard wrote many of Buck Owens' biggest hits, including "I've Got a Tiger By the Tail," "Above and Beyond," "Excuse Me (I Think I've Got a Heartache)," and "Under the Influence of Love".

The CD re-issue in 1997 by Sundazed Records includes "Foolin' Around", the single that reached Number two on the Billboard Country singles charts.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

In his Allmusic review, critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote "Owens sang Howard better than nearly anybody and Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard is full of wonderful songs and performances. ... one of Owens' most enjoyable LPs of the '60s."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Foolin' Around" Harland Howard, Buck Owens 2:37
2. "Heartaches for a Dime" Harland Howard 2:27
3. "Heartaches by the Number" Harland Howard 2:28
4. "Let's Agree to Disagree" Harland Howard, Buck Owens 2:22
5. "Keeper of the Key" Ken Devine, Lance Guynes, Harlan Howard, Beverly Stewart 2:32
6. "I Don't Believe I'll Fall in Love Today" Harland Howard 2:22
7. "Pick Me Up on Your Way Down" Harland Howard 2:27
8. "I'll Catch You When You Fall" Harland Howard 2:08
9. "Lyin' Again" Harland Howard 2:16
10. "The One You Slip Around With" Harland Howard, Buck Owens 2:29
11. "Think It Over" Buck Owens 2:16
12. "Key's in the Mailbox" Harland Howard 2:26
13. "Foolin' Around" Harland Howard, Buck Owens 2:32


  • Buck Owens – guitar, vocals, harmony vocals
  • Don Rich – guitar, fiddle
  • Pee Wee Adams – drums
  • Bobby Austin – bass
  • George French – piano
  • Ralph Mooney – pedal steel guitar
  • Jim Pierce – piano
  • Jelly Sanders – fiddle
  • Wayne Stone – drums
  • Allen Williams – bass

Production notes

  • Bob Irwin – producer, mastering
  • Ken Nelson – producer
  • Richard Russell – design


  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 

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