Friday, August 30, 2013
Ranch Radio Song Of The Day #1089
Buck Owens & Dwight Yoakam - Streets Of Bakersfield (1988) Homer Joy wrote this song in 1972. For an interesting interview with Joy where he describes the events that lead to his writing the song and how Buck Owens recorded it within 8 hours of it being written, go here. Dwight Yoakam had said for years that Buck Owens was his favorite performer. To find out how Yoakam coaxed Owens out of retirement, who picked the song for recording and what went on in the recording studio, go here.