Buck Owens, Mickey Newbury, The Whites join Texas Country Hall of Fame
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
– Buck Owens, Mickey Newbury and The Whites will join the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in an induction ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 16 in Carthage, Texas.
Ralph Emery will serve as special guest emcee. Other inductees that evening will be legendary country star Buck Owens and influential singer-songwriter Mickey Newbury. In addition to tributes to each honoree, The Whites will perform some of their own country and bluegrass music.
CD reviews for The Whites
The Whites are among the most underrated and perhaps, underappreciated family group in country music. Though they had some Top 10 success in the 1980's, they have not done much recording lately. Buck White plays piano, mandolin and sings, and daughters, Sharon (guitar) and Cheryl (bass) handle most of the lead vocals.
This is a very pleasant and comfortable album that showcases the groups' many talents, most notably their fine harmonies. Songs range from a bluegrass instrumental, "Old Man Baker," ...