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ⓘ Boomer Castleman




                                     

ⓘ Boomer Castleman

Owens Boomer Castleman, better known by his stage name Boomer Castleman, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He and Michael Martin Murphey teamed up to make the pop music group The Lewis & Clarke Expedition in the 1960s. His single Judy Mae peaked at #33 in the US charts. He also founded the independent country music record label BNA Records which he later sold to BMG Music. He invented the palm pedal.

Castleman was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Farmers Branch and Dallas, Texas. He had two daughters.

Castleman died from cancer on September 1, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 70.