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Don Rich
Original name: Donald Eugene Ulrich
Birth: Aug. 15, 1941
Thurston County
Washington, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1974
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA

Country Western Musician. Born Donald Eugene Ulrich, he was instrumental in defining the "Bakersfield" sound of country music. He was Buck Owens' lead guitarist, harmonizer and fiddle player, and leader of Owens' back-up band the Buckaroos, until his death in a motorcycle accident. (bio by: Dennis Alan Deel) 
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Kern County
California, USA
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Originally Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Mar 31, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13792259
Don Rich
Added by: Dennis Alan Deel
Don Rich
Added by: Dennis Alan Deel
Don Rich
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- bob tarte
 Added: Oct. 5, 2015

- Jerry Phillips
 Added: Oct. 2, 2015
Don,I believe you were the very best at harmonizing. I listen to Bucks' music often and each time I do, I hear Don Rich. So sorry we lost you so soon. Very deserving of Hall of Fame votes. RIP, Don.
- Harold Armstrong
 Added: Aug. 31, 2015
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