mishkanet.com reports that Haggard lived in the home at Brae Burn Drive for less than two years, with his second wife, Bonnie Owens;.and does
Within the California country music community, there's no arguing that Bonnie Owens married well; her first husband was Buck Owens , whom she married in , and in she tied the knot again with Merle Haggard. Bonnie performed in the same band with Buck for a brief period while they were first married, and she later enjoyed a few hits as Haggard 's duet partner; when Just Between the Two of Us was released, Hag 's career as one of country's most dependable hitmakers was only just getting off the ground. However, while Bonnie Owens was a good honky tonk singer, she was hardly a great one like Haggard , who seems to be holding himself back a bit musically as he defers to his spouse. And while Hag and his band the Strangers are in typically strong form, this set of love songs and the occasional cheatin' weeper lacks the flinty power of Haggard 's classic outlaw ballads. It's good to have Just Between the Two of Us available again, but only Haggard completists will really feel obligated to own it.
Bonnie Campbell was born in Blanchard, Oklahoma. They played in a band in Mesa, Arizona , married in ,  and moved to Bakersfield, California by They later divorced, but the move to Bakersfield jump-started both their music careers. She and Haggard married that same year. During the early stages of their careers, Bonnie was the headliner and Merle the up-and-comer.
It was released in by Capitol Records. At the time of Haggard's first top-ten hit " My Friends Are Gonna Be Strangers " in , Owens was actually the better known performer, a fixture on the Bakersfield club scene who had recorded and appeared on television.
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Merle Haggard 's former Bakersfield, Calif. The 3,square-foot house on Brae Burn Drive, just a few doors down from the Bakersfield Country Club, has been on the market for a little over one month. They moved in in June of From Oildale to Bakersfield Country Club. It had a [second-floor] laundry chute, and I remember trying to put our brother Noel into it.
A Look Back at Merle Haggard’s Five Marriages
Merle Haggard vesves Bonnie Owens live on stage Las Vegas Hilton 1999 (RIP Merle vesves Bonnie)