Buck Owens – Buckaroo, is a 1965 instrumental country single by Buck Owens & The Buckaroos. The single was Buck Owens’ fourth No. 1 on the country chart in less than a year. “Buckaroo” spent 16 weeks on the chart. The B-side, entitled “If You Want A Love”, peaked at No. 24 on the country chart weeks later.
To date, it is the last instrumental to top the Hot Country Songs chart.
Was also performed live by The Byrds, and a version can be heard on their album Live at the Fillmore – February 1969.
In 2006, the piece was featured in the movie Idiocracy and later covered by Leo Kottke.
Buck Owens – Buckaroo
From the album The Instrumental Hits
B-side “If You Want a Love”
Released October 11, 1965
Songwriter(s) Bob Morris
Producer(s) Ken Nelson