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Don Rich

  • Original Name Donald Eugene Ulrich
  • Birth 15 Aug 1941 Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, USA
  • Death 17 Jul 1974 San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
  • Burial Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 13792259

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.

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  • Originally Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 31 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13792259
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Don Rich (15 Aug 1941–17 Jul 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13792259, citing Hillcrest Memorial Park, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .