Buck Page

Main Street (East Side)

Honored in 2004

Buck Page (June 18, 1922 - August 21, 2006) founded the first western band known as Riders of the Purple Sage.

Page, who could play 21 instruments, worked as a studio musician in California. He played guitar on the original recording of the theme song for the NBC western series Bonanza and also served as background musician for the TV shows Wagon Train and Laramie. According to Bob Bain, however, the only one of the four guitarists on the Bonanza theme recording still living, Page was not one of the guitarists on that session.

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