Bob Wills

Deep Water – Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys

This was a hit for Bob with Tommy Duncan on vocal for Columbia in 1948. It was recorded in the final session for that company before moving to MGM.
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Rolling Stone's Ridiculous Top 100 Country Songs: The First Half
Hank Thompson's "The Wild Side of Life," Ernest Tubb's "Walking The Floor Over You," Bob Wills' "Faded Love," Willie's own version of "Night Life," Lefty Frizzell's "If You've Got the Money, Honey, I've Got the Time" or "I Love You a Thousand Ways …
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Giant City Slickers perform at The Old Feed Store Sunday
It's been said that The Giant City Slickers play pure western swing, the way Bob Wills played it. The Storm Crows play blues, bluegrass, country and other similar genres. Dan Goett, Toby Merriman, Janis Esch, Kyle Tripplett and Nate Graham are members …
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Kyle Park back in College Station to play at Hurricane Harry's

Kyle Park back in College Station to play at Hurricane Harry's
He recalls performing Bob Wills' Take Me Back to Tulsa with Asleep at the Wheel when Strait joined him. "I remember being onstage and asking him, 'Hey, George, want to take a verse?' And then after I said that, I thought, 'Why would I even ask him that?
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Bob Geldof goes for a drink with a friend in London before Peaches' inquest
Since then Sir Bob Geldof, 62, has had to endure her heartbreaking funeral while trying to come to terms with the sudden loss. But just 24 hours before the inquest into the 25-year-old's death begins, he managed to find time to sit down and talk to a …
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Farm child must sacrifice for siblings, inheritance
The only other significant provision in their wills named Suzanne's brother as guardian to the children if something happened to both of them. In 1984, Kenny had a … Bob Dunaway and Associates offer estate and retirement planning. Gary Johnson and …
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Cool Bob Wills images

Some cool Bob Wills images:

Bob Wills Day
Bob Wills
Image by That Other Paper
Photo by Chad Hanna.

Hanging out in front of the old Turkey Highschool

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Seniors tennis tournament a hit
2: Bob Pullinger and Christine Lane (winners), Col Elliott and Marianne Lions (runners-up). On Sunday, February 9, there were … 60/65s Brian Skippen and Janette Wills (winners), Steve LeRoy and Sue Skippen (runners-up). Congratulations to all our …
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Mixing up cultures suits Paul Burch just fine
His vocals are the thread that connects the diversity of songs on “Fevers” that include the honky-tonk groove of “Straight Tears, No Chaser,” the Bo Diddley beat of “Couldn't Get a Witness,” the Bob Wills swing of “Saturday Night Jamboree,” the Cajun …
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The Rocks Off 200: Kevin Anthony, 45 Southbound Man
His parents and grandparents exposed him to the likes of Bob Wills, Jim Reeves, Patsy Cline and Merle Haggard, among others, and the family would also soak up the Cajun and country bands at rodeos and trail rides around the Gulf Coast. They would …
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Bill Baird releases 'Bill Sings Will' cassette
And so this is a way of honoring some of my Texan forefathers (Willie Nelson, Bob Wills) and other folks who combined traditional songwriting form with modern weirdness (Will Oldham, Will Rigby). I dunno, it's weird. When I'm singing somebody else's …
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Today in Music History – Jan. 3
In 1917, Leon McAuliffe, one of the first country musicians to use an electric steel guitar, was born in Houston. He joined "The Light Crust Doughboys" at age 16, and two years later began his long association with Bob Wills, the King of Western Swing.
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He's got theSwing of it
"They invented what is known as western swing music more than Bob Wills, who gets credit for it," he said. Highkin will perform selections from his CD and other music from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Ad Astra Books and Coffee House, 141 N. Santa Fe.
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Nice Bob Wills photos

A few nice Bob Wills images I found:

Bob Wills Day
Bob Wills
Image by That Other Paper
Photo by Chad Hanna.

amp among heavy machinery in the back of a pickup

Bob Wills Day
Bob Wills
Image by That Other Paper
Photo by Chad Hanna.

water tower up close

Ida Red – Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys Telescription 1951

Another song that Bob recorded many times. IT’s said that Chuch Berry based Mabelline on this old song. Bob first heard it by Jimmie Davis according to an in…
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There are three songs here. I call it Bob’s version of Jimmie Rodgers style. Swing Blues was recorded in two parts. Part 1 was the flip side of Steel Guitar …

Tuition freeze proposed for University of California undergrads

Tuition freeze proposed for University of California undergrads
… meeting as an ex-officio member of the board, supports the tuition freeze, a spokesman told Reuters. The regents do not need to approve a tuition freeze, Klein said. (Editing by Cynthia Johnston, Steve Orlofsky, Leslie Adler, Bob Burgdorfer and Ken …
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Roundabout — What's Happening Nov. 14-20
19: Dr. Anne Blue Wills, Associate Professor of Religion at Davidson College, examines one woman's efforts to shape how and why we celebrate this thoroughly American holiday. Catawba College Community Forum in Tom Smith …. 16: Raising money and …
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Soon I'll be turned out to pasture, and grazing with the dinosaurs!
Wouldn't you have rather heard Willie Nelson singing “On The Road Again,” or Glenn Campbell singing “Wichita Lineman,” Bob Wills singing “San Antonio Rose,” Charlie Rich singing “Behind Closed Doors,” or Patsy Cline singing “Crazy?” Linda Ronstadt …
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Makin' Stuff Up: Outside Looking In
That evening's featured writer, Bob DePiro, was impressed enough to inquire if Seskin might be interested in a new, boutique publishing venture he was forming with Jon Scott Sherrill. Working under … Since then, Seskin has revisited the top of the …
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LeafsBeat: After the best start in 20 years, are the Leafs for real?
One of those players was Nazem Kadri, and the tug of war and wills between Eakins and Kadri helped produce limitless news copy and air time. Kadri could be a bugger with his cockiness, and turnover happy play. But Eakins knew the …. Dave Tippett's …
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Theodore Dale Chapman
He was an avid fan of Bob Wills and country swing music. Ted and Mary traveled many years to Turkey, Texas for the annual Bob Wills celebration. They also went to Branson, Mo., several times a year to see their favorite country stars. Mary and Ted …
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