Dwight Yoakam, left, and fellow country music legends Buck Owens, center, and Merle Haggard defined what became known as the Bakersfield Sound.
Dwight Yoakam, left, and fellow country music legends Buck Owens, center, and Merle Haggard defined what became known as the Bakersfield Sound. ED HOMICH The Associated Press File
Dwight Yoakam, left, and fellow country music legends Buck Owens, center, and Merle Haggard defined what became known as the Bakersfield Sound. ED HOMICH The Associated Press File