Don Bowman

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American country comedian and songwriter, born August 26, 1937 in Lubbock, Texas.

Don Bowman (August 26, 1937 – June 5, 2013) was an American country music singer, songwriter, comedian and radio host. He recorded for RCA Victor between 1964 and 1970, charting in the Top 40 with the novelty hit single "Chit Akins, Make Me a Star". Bowman worked at several radio stations, including KRZK in Branson, Missouri.

Bowman was born in Lubbock, Texas, United States, and was the original host of the radio show American Country Countdown. He hosted the show from its inception on October 6, 1973, through April 1978, after which Bob Kingsley (who had been ACC's producer since 1974) took over as host.

In 1966, Bowman won Favorite Country Comedy Recording of the Year award from Billboard. In 1967, he was named Comedian of the Year by the Country Music Association.

Bowman's song "Wildwood Weed" later became a hit for Jim Stafford, peaking at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1974.

Bowman had been confined to a nursing facility since a stroke in 2008. He died from complications from a stroke on June 5, 2013, at the age of 75.

BMI credits him as Don Bauman for the title "Don And Dewey", all other titles are listed under Don Bowman.
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Albums

Don Bowman - Our Man In Trouble album art Don Bowman Our Man In Trouble (Album) RCA Victor US 1964 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Fresh From The Funny Farm album art Don Bowman Fresh From The Funny Farm (Album) RCA Victor US 1965 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Funny Way To Make An Album album art Don Bowman Funny Way To Make An Album (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor US 1966 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Recorded Almost Live album art Don Bowman Recorded Almost Live (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1967 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - From Mexico With Laughs album art Don Bowman Featuring The Tijuana Drum And Bugle Corps Don Bowman Featuring The Tijuana Drum And Bugle Corps - From Mexico With Laughs RCA Victor US 1967 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Funny Folk Flops album art Don Bowman Funny Folk Flops RCA Victor US 1968 Sell This Version
LSP-4230 Don Bowman - Support Your Local Prison album art Don Bowman Support Your Local Prison(LP, Album) RCA Victor LSP-4230 US 1969 Sell This Version
LSP-4295 Don Bowman - Whispering Country album art Don Bowman Whispering Country(LP) RCA Victor LSP-4295 US 1970 Sell This Version
M31-1015 Don Bowman - The All New Don Bowman album art Don Bowman The All New Don Bowman(LP, Album) Mega Records (4) M31-1015 US 1972 Sell This Version
L-4605 Don Bowman - Still Fighting Mental Health album art Don Bowman Still Fighting Mental Health(LP) Lone Star, Mercury L-4605 US 1979 Sell This Version
LB 1000 Don Bowman - On The Road Too Long album art Don Bowman On The Road Too Long(LP) Lard Bucket Records LB 1000 US 1981 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Don Bowman - Coward Of The Alamo / T.V. Commercials album art Don Bowman Coward Of The Alamo / T.V. Commercials Lagree US 1961 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Wrong House / Graduation Day album art Don Bowman Wrong House / Graduation Day (Single) RCA Victor US 1965 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Dear Harlan Howard / Freddy Four Toes album art Don Bowman Dear Harlan Howard / Freddy Four Toes (Single) RCA Victor US 1965 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - I Get The Feeling We're Through / The All American Boy album art Don Bowman I Get The Feeling We're Through / The All American Boy (Single) RCA Victor US 1966 Sell This Version
47-8990 Don Bowman - Surely Not album art Don Bowman Surely Not(7", Single, Promo) RCA Victor 47-8990 US 1966 Sell This Version
47-8811 Don Bowman - Giddyup Do--Nut  album art Don Bowman Giddyup Do--Nut (7", Single, Mono) RCA Victor 47-8811 US 1966 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - For Loving You / Baby It's Cold Outside album art Skeeter Davis and Don Bowman Skeeter Davis and Don Bowman - For Loving You / Baby It's Cold Outside (Single) RCA Victor Canada 1967 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - My Voice Is Changing / What Kind Of Fool Am I ? album art Don Bowman My Voice Is Changing / What Kind Of Fool Am I ? (Single) RCA Victor US 1967 Sell This Version
47-9415 Don Bowman - For Loving You / Baby It's Cold Outside album art Skeeter Davis and Don Bowman Skeeter Davis and Don Bowman - For Loving You / Baby It's Cold Outside(7", Single, Promo) RCA Victor 47-9415 US 1967 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Jole Blonn album art Don Bowman Jole Blonn (Single) RCA US 1968 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Folsom Prison Blues #2 / House Of The Setting Sun album art Don Bowman Folsom Prison Blues #2 / House Of The Setting Sun RCA Victor US 1968 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - The San Francisco Scene album art Don Bowman The San Francisco Scene (Single) RCA Victor US 1968 Sell This Version
Don Bowman - Poor Old Ugly Gladys Jones album art Don Bowman Poor Old Ugly Gladys Jones RCA US 1969 Sell This Version
47-9783 Don Bowman - The Top Ten album art Don Bowman The Top Ten(7", Single, Promo) RCA Victor 47-9783 US 1969 Sell This Version

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