• Country Music Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2276

    Country Music Sale

    3 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 112


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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A blue stage shirt with red bandana-like trim worn on the television show Hee Haw, with a Made Especially For You tag in the collar.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    As a singer and guitarist, Alvis Edgar Owens Jr., celebrated 21 number one hit songs on the Billboard country music charts with his band, the Buckaroos. Owens established the Bakersfield sound, which referred to Bakersfield, CA, the city Owens called home and drew inspiration from in creating his sound, which he called American Music. In 1963 Owens had his first #1 hit song with Act Naturally, paving the way for a series of #1 hit songs over the next six years including Together Again, I've Got a Tiger By The Tail, Think of Me and Sam's Place. A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Owens was also a staple on the hit television series, Hee Haw from 1969-1986.