The fourth book in The Cash Brothers series, The Cowboy’s Destiny (May 2014) is the story of Buck Owens Cash.
The real Buck Owens wasn’t born in Stagecoach, Arizona but Sherman, Texas.
Buck Owens was born on August 12, 1929, in Sherman, Texas. He dropped out of school in the eighth grade and taught himself to play guitar. He signed with Capitol Records in 1957. In 1962, he formed The Buckaroos, which had 15 No. 1 songs. They toured and recorded music through the ’60s. Owens hosted the Hee Haw variety show for 15 years. In 1996, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.