Contact Us

Today In Country History- Dan Seals and Buck Owens Die

The Music and Memories of March 25

Frederick Brown, Getty Images

2009- Dan Seals Dies.  Starting his career as “England Dan” with his partner John Ford Coley, they hit on the pop charts with ‘I’d Really Love To See You Tonight.’  In the early 80’s he goes Country with songs like ‘Everything That Glitters Is Not Gold’ ‘Bop‘ and ‘One Friend.”  After a bout with cancer and a stem cell transplant he passes at age 61.

2006-  Buck Owens dies at age 76.  The night before, he performs for the last time at his Crystal Palace theater in Bakersfield, California.  Earlier that day, the former “Hee Haw” host, complains that he’s not feeling well and is considering canceling his show.  However, after he meets some fans that traveled from Oregon to see him, he decides to play anyway.  After a chicken-fried steak dinner, one of his favorites, he puts on a show and dies in his sleep that night.

1974- Charlie Rich is a huge winner at the ninth annual Academy Of Country Music Awards.  Charlie takes Top Male Vocalist, Single Record, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year for 1973’s hit “Behind Closed Doors.”

Best of WGNA

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Fanatics quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Fanatics contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.