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Scott B. Bomar

Scott B. Bomar is a Grammy-nominated writer, researcher, and music historian who has authored or coauthored six books, including Every Night Is Saturday Night (with Wanda Jackson) and Johnny Cash at Folsom and San Quentin.

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Native son Buck Owens helped define the raw and rough-hewn Bakersfield sound that cemented California’s important role in the evolution of country music.

California Deserved a Bigger Role in the Ken Burns Country Music Doc

The filmmaker's ambitious eight-part, 16-hour documentary Country Music focuses on a uniquely American art form—and could have dug even deeper into California's contributions to the genre.

Oct 9, 2019
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