Chanteur Country US né Doyle Floyd Hendricks, le 30 Juin 1936 à Perkins (Oklahoma). Doyle Holly a fait parti des Buckaroos de Buck Owens. Il est décédé le 13 Janvier 2007 à Nashville (Tennessee).
Doyle Holly was a key member of Buck Owens'
the Buckaroos -- and, by extension, he,
Owens, and guitarist
Don Rich were at the core of what became known nationally through their
efforts as "the Bakersfield sound." He was born Doyle Floyd Hendricks on June
30, 1936, in Perkins, OK. He spent four years in the United States Army. Near
the end of the 1950s, after completing his uniformed service, he headed for
California, figuring to pick up some work in the oil fields, and he ended up in
Bakersfield, where he was amazed and delighted to find a thriving music scene,
coalescing around honky tonk-style country music and early rock & roll.
Using the name Doyle Holly, he started playing guitar and bass at night at the local clubs. He was good enough so that by the early '60s he was working in Johnny Burnette's band, among other rock & roll and country outfits. He was playing with guitarist Joe Maphis in 1963 when Don Rich, the guitarist for Buck Owens' Buckaroos, approached him about joining Owens' outfit. He came aboard just as Owens and his band were entering what became their most successful and influential period -- lofting more than two dozen singles into the upper reaches -- most right to the number one spot -- of the country charts between 1963 and 1971. Owens became a household name and the band and its Bakersfield sound became a distinct counterweight, with their lean, gritty sound, to the smooth countrypolitan coming out of Nashville at the time.
Holly and Owens had a love/hate relationship across much of that time -- as the bassist later recalled, Owens would fire him at least once each month in the course of their dealings with each other. But at the end of the day, he was back, and he was aboard when the band, along with its leader, made the successful leap to national television on the variety show Hee Haw. During the second half of the 1960s, Holly received several nominations from the Academy of Country Music as Bass Player of the Year, and he finally won in 1970. The following year, believing that he had taken his work with the Buckaroos as far as it could go, Holly left the Buckaroos and formed a band of his own, called the Vanishing Breed. They were signed to Barnaby Records, cut a pair of LPs, and saw hits on the country charts with "Woman Truck Drivin' Fool," "Queen of the Silver Dollar," and "Lila," with the latter song the most successful, hitting number 17 in 1973.
In the early '80s, after more than two decades as a working musician, Holly decided to retire from touring. For most of the next 20 years, he was the proprietor of a guitar store in Hendersonville, TN, He rejoined the periphery of the music business after selling the store, reportedly even driving a bus on tours for Elton John and Billy Joel, and for Shania Twain. He rejoined the surviving members of the Buckaroos in 2000 for an album that reprised the group's hits in a bluegrass style, with Holly as singer. In 2000 Owens, Holly, Johnny Russell, and the remaining Buckaroos (Rich died in a motorcycle accident in 1974) began to record a bluegrass-influenced album of Buckaroo hits, with Holly on Vocals. Holly passed away in January 13, 2007 in Nashville, TN, after being diagnosed the previous year with prostate cancer.
Talents : Vocals, Guitar, Bass
Style musical : Traditional Country, Contemporary Country, Bakersfield Sound
Years in activity :
|1963||SP CAPITOL 4949 (US)||Cinderella / I'll Be All Right Tomorrow|
|1967||SP MOSRITE 45M-160 (US)||
The Dumb Thing / The Best Girl I Ever Had
|10/1969||SP CAPITOL 2637 (US)||Biggest Storm Of All / I'm A Natural Loser|
|06/1972||SP BARNABY ZS7-2064 (US)||
Vanishing Breed / Richer Than I Am
|10/1972||SP BARNABY B 5004 (US)||All The Way From Alabama / My Heart Cries|
|02/1973||SP BARNABY B 5010 (US)||
Headed For The Country / Slow Poke
|05/1973||SP BARNABY B 5018 (US)||Queen Of The Silver Dollar / Take A Walk In The Country|
|09/1973||SP BARNABY B 5027 (US)||Darling,are You Ever Coming Home / Lila|
|01/1974||SP BARNABY B 5030 (US)||Lord How Long Has This Been Coming On (stereo) / Lord How Long Has This Been Coming On (mono)|
|05/1974||SP BARNABY B 602 (US)||A Rainbow In My Hand / Free Love|
|08/1974||SP BARNABY B 605 (US)||Just Another Cowboy Song / January Bittersweet Jones|
|11/1974||SP BARNABY B 608 (US)||Richard & The Cadillac Kings / She Can't Make The Hurt|
|02/1975||SP BARNABY B 612 (US)||Funky Water / Watch Out Woman|
|07/1975||SP WARNER BROS. WBS 8125 (US)||
Jesse California / Skid Row Today
|1976||SP 50 STATES FS-46 (US)||
Senorita Del Noche / Hey Ginny
|1977||SP 50 STATES FS-48 (US)||
Somebody To Love (Make Me Want To Love You) / Heaven Help The Poor Man
|1977||SP 50 STATES FS-55 (US)||
Takin' A Chance / Goodbye Rose
|1981||SP KARAVAN UR-2373 (US)||
Queen Of The Starlite Ballroom / ?
|1983||SP KARAVAN ? (US)||Seeing Is Believing / Mary In The Morning|
|1988||SP NEW DIXIE ND-0188 (US)||
Lies / The Fireman
|06/1973||LP 12" BARNABY BR-15010 (US)||DOYLE HOLLY - Queen Of The Silver Dollar / Don't Rob Another Man's Castle / Take A Walk In The Country / June / Leaves / Your Country Lovin' / Slowpoke / Take Some And Give Some (And Leave Some Behind) / Headed For The Country / All The Way From Alabama / My Heart Cries For You|
|11/1973||LP 12" BARNABY BR-15011 (US)||JUST ANOTHER COWBOY SONG - Doyle HOLLY & VANISHING BREED - Lila / I Overlooked An Orchid / Mama Lou / Darling Are You Ever Coming Home / Just Another Cowboy Song / Lord How Long Has This Been Coming On / January Bittersweet Jones / What Price Gloria / Watch Out Woman / Dumb Things / Villain Mean Woman Scorned|
|1981||LP 12" PICCADILLY SPC-3389 (US)||HEADED FOR THE COUNTRY - Queen Of The Silver Dollar / Don't Rob Another Man's Castle / Take A Walk In The Country / June / Leaves / Your Country Lovin' / Slowpoke / Take Some And Give Some (And Leave Some Behind) / Headed For The Country / All The Way From Alabama / My Heart Cries For You|
|1983||LP 12" KARAVAN CC-1002 (US)||DOYLE HOLLY SINGS JUST FOR YOU - Queen Of The Silver Dollar / Mary In The Morning / 24 Hours To Tulsa / Who Sent My Ex To Texas / Seein' Is Believin' / Sweet Skidrow Tokay / Queen Of The Starlite Barroom / Richard And The Cadillac Kings / Starvation Army / Sold American / Just Another Cowboy Song|
|2001||CD DOYLE HOLLY ? (US)||
The Best Of Doyle Holly Volume One - Queen Of The Silver Dollar / Mary In The Morning / 24 Hours From Tulsa / Who Sent My Ex To Texas / Seein' Is Believin' / Sweet Skidrow Tokay / Queen Of The Starlight Ball / Richard And The Cadillac Kings / Starvation Army / Sold American / Just Another Cowboy Song / Peaceful Easy Feelin' / Funky Water / Lonestar Hotel
|200?||CD DOYLE HOLLY ? (US)||
The Best Of Doyle Holly Volume Two - My Heart Cries For You / Leaves / Harlan County Coal Camp / Lila / Jessie California / She Can't Make The Hurt Go Away / Too Much Me (Not Enough You) / Who Sent My Ex to Texas / Senorita Del Noche / The Fireman / Lies / Wild Rose Of Virginia / The Greatest Mind On Earth / Hey Ginny
|05/2003||CD OMS 5140 (US)||TOGETHER AGAIN - Act Naturally (with Bobby OSBORNE) / Foolin' Around (with Buck OWENS) / Excuse Me (I Think I've Got A Heartache) / Under Your Spell Again / Mental Cruelty (with Jeannie SEELY) / I Don't Care (Just As Long As You Love Me) / I've Got A Tiger By The Tail / Together Again / Cryin' Time / Before You Go / Waitin' In Your Welfare Line / Above And Beyond (The Call Of Love) / Love's Gonna Live Here (with Buck OWENS) / My Heart Skips A Beat / Sam's Place|
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