Scott B. Bomar

Scott B. Bomar is a Grammy-nominated writer, researcher, and music historian who has authored or coauthored six books, including Every Night Is Saturday Night (with Wanda Jackson) and Johnny Cash at Folsom and San Quentin.

Native son Buck Owens helped define the raw and rough-hewn Bakersfield sound that cemented California’s important role in the evolution of country music.

California Country

The filmmaker's ambitious eight-part, 16-hour documentary Country Music focuses on a uniquely American art form—and could have dug even deeper into California's contributions to the genre.