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Don Rich

Don Rich
Born: Aug 5, 1941 in Olympia, WA
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Died: Jul 17, 1974 in Morro Bay, CA
Genre: Country
Biography: Don Rich is high on the shortlist of great country guitarists of the 20th century, but even that tends to undersell his importance to the genre. As Buck Owens' right-hand man -- first playing fiddle, then transitioning to lead guitar, singing close harmonies all the while -- Rich was instrumental in ...Read full biography
Sings George Jones
Released: 2013
Label: Omnivore
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Sometime during the height of Buck Owens' Hee Haw-fueled popularity, somebody decided it was a good idea to have Buck's lieutenant Don Rich record his own solo album. And so somebody -- probably Buck, ...Read full review
That Fiddlin' Man
Released: 1971
Label: Omnivore
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During the great Buck Owens gold rush of the late '60s and early '70s, there was a flood of Buck-related albums from his son Buddy Alan, from his backing band the Buckaroos, and from Don Rich, his bandleader ...Read full review
More Don Rich albums: Main Albums (2), Compilations (1)