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Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 28, 1961 (1961-08-28)
RecordedDecember 1960
Studio Capitol (Hollywood)
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Producer Ken Nelson
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Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard is an album by Buck Owens, released in 1961.

Harlan Howard wrote many of Buck Owens' biggest hits, including " I've Got a Tiger By the Tail," " Above and Beyond," " Excuse Me (I Think I've Got a Heartache)," and "Under the Influence of Love".

The CD re-issued in 1997 by Sundazed Records includes "Foolin' Around", the single that reached Number two on the Billboard Country singles charts.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [1]

In his Allmusic review, critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote "Owens sang Howard better than nearly anybody and Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard is full of wonderful songs and performances. ... one of Owens' most enjoyable LPs of the '60s." [1]

Track listing

1." Foolin' Around"Harlan Howard, Buck Owens2:37
2."Heartaches for a Dime"Harlan Howard2:27
3." Heartaches by the Number"Harlan Howard2:28
4."Let's Agree to Disagree"Harlan Howard, Buck Owens2:22
5."Keeper of the Key"Ken Devine, Lance Guynes, Harlan Howard, Beverly Stewart2:32
6."I Don't Believe I'll Fall in Love Today"Harlan Howard2:22
7."Pick Me Up on Your Way Down"Harlan Howard2:27
8."I'll Catch You When You Fall"Harlan Howard2:08
9."Lyin' Again"Harlan Howard2:16
10."The One You Slip Around With"Harlan Howard, Buck Owens2:29
11."Think It Over"Buck Owens2:16
12."Keys in the Mailbox"Harlan Howard2:26
13."Foolin' Around"Harlan Howard, Buck Owens2:32


  • Buck Owens – guitar, vocals, harmony vocals
  • Don Rich – guitar, fiddle
  • Pee Wee Adams – drums
  • Bobby Austin – bass
  • George French – piano
  • Ralph Mooney – pedal steel guitar
  • Jim Pierce – piano
  • Jelly Sanders – fiddle
  • Wayne Stone – drums
  • Allen Williams – bass

Production notes

  • Bob Irwin – producer, mastering
  • Ken Nelson – producer
  • Richard Russell – design


  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved May 31, 2015.

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