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Best of Buck Owens, Vol. 2
Greatest hits album by
Genre Country
Label Capitol ST-2897 [1]
Producer Ken Nelson
Buck Owens chronology
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Best of Buck Owens, Vol. 2
Sweet Rosie Jones
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic [2]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music [3]

Best of Buck Owens, Vol. 2 is a compilation album by Buck Owens, released in 1968.

The album peaked at #5 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. [4]

Capitol deleted the album after Owens departed the label for Warner Brothers Records, in 1977. [5]

Critical reception

AllMusic called the album "a must for any serious country & western fan." [2]

Track listing

All songs by Buck Owens unless otherwise noted.

Side one

  1. "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail" ( Harlan Howard, Owens)
  2. "Together Again"
  3. "Act Naturally" ( Johnny Russell, Voni Morrison)
  4. "Before You Go" (Owens, Don Rich)
  5. "Waitin' in Your Welfare Line" (Owens, Rich, Nat Stuckey)
  6. "My Heart Skips a Beat"

Side two

  1. "Open Up Your Heart"
  2. "Think of Me" (Estelle Olson, Rich)
  3. "Buckaroo" (Bob Morris)
  4. "I Don't Care (Just as Long as You Love Me)"
  5. "Only You (Can Break My Heart)"
  6. "Love's Gonna Live Here"



  1. ^ Sisk, Eileen (August 11, 2010). Buck Owens: The Biography. Chicago Review Press. ISBN  9781556527685 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b "The Best of Buck Owens, Vol. 2 - Buck Owens | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic" – via
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2006). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Vol. 6. MUZE. p. 364.
  4. ^ "Buck Owens". Billboard.
  5. ^ The New Rolling Stone Record Guide. Random House. 1983. p. 374.