Buddy Killen

William Doyce “Buddy” Killen (November 13, 1932 – November 1, 2006) was an American record producer and music publisher, and a former owner of Trinity Broadcasting Network and Tree International Publishing, the largest country music publishing business, before he sold it to CBS Records in 1989. He was also the owner of Killen Music Group, involved with more diverse genres of music, such as pop and rap.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 13th, 1932, Died November 1st, 2006

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 11491 3/31/1961 Lonesome night wind Johnnie and Jack vocalist  
Decca NA 11492 3/31/1961 Love problems-1 Johnnie and Jack vocalist  
Decca NA 11493 3/31/1961 I'm always by myself when I'm alone Johnnie and Jack vocalist  
Decca NA 11494 3/31/1961 Smiles and tears Johnnie and Jack vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Killen, Buddy," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325235.

Killen, Buddy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325235.

"Killen, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325235


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