Bob Wills

Real Name:
James Robert Wills
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American country music star who led his The Texas Playboys band from the 1930s to 1960s. He was born March 6, 1905 in Kosse, Texas and the older brother of Johnnie Lee Wills and Billy Jack Wills. He is to be considered as the co-founder of Western swing, as he was universally known as the King of Western Swing (after the death of Spade Cooley). Many hits were penned by Bob, "Faded Love", "San Antonio Rose" and "Panhandle Rag", a.o. He died May 13, 1975 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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DL 8730 Western Swing In Hi-Fi — Bob Wills Bob Wills, Spade Cooley, Tex Williams, Billy Gray Bob Wills, Spade Cooley, Tex Williams, Billy Gray - Western Swing In Hi-Fi (Comp) Decca DL 8730 US 1958 Sell This Version
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LST-7303 Sings & Plays — Bob Wills Bob Wills Sings & Plays (Album) Liberty LST-7303 US 1963 Sell This Version
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HL-7345 The Great Bob Wills — Bob Wills Bob Wills The Great Bob Wills Harmony (4) HL-7345 US 1965 Sell This Version
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LP-001 Keepsake Album No. 1 — Bob Wills Bob Wills Keepsake Album No. 1 (Album) Longhorn Records LP-001 US 1964 Sell This Version
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KS 3523, KS-3523 King Of Western Swing — Bob Wills Bob Wills King Of Western Swing (Album) Kapp Records KS 3523, KS-3523 US 1967 Sell This Version
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KL 1542 Here's That Man Again — Bob Wills Bob Wills Here's That Man Again (Album) Kapp Records KL 1542 US 1968 Sell This Version
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KS-3601 Bob Wills Plays The Greatest String Band Hits — Bob Wills Bob Wills Bob Wills Plays The Greatest String Band Hits (Album) Kapp Records KS-3601 US 1969 Sell This Version
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KS-3587 The Living Legend — Bob Wills Bob Wills The Living Legend (Album) Kapp Records KS-3587 US 1969 Sell This Version
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KS 3569, KS-3569 Time Changes Everything — Bob Wills Bob Wills Time Changes Everything (Album) Kapp Records KS 3569, KS-3569 US 1969 Sell This Version
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KTX-3587 The Living Legend — Bob Wills Bob Wills The Living Legend(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel) Kapp Records KTX-3587 US 1969 Sell This Version
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SLP 469 The Bob Wills Story — Bob Wills Bob Wills The Bob Wills Story(LP) Starday-King Records, Inc. SLP 469 US 1970 Sell This Version
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KS 3639 In Person — Bob Wills Mel Tillis & Bob Wills Mel Tillis & Bob Wills - In Person (Album) Kapp Records KS 3639 US 1971 Sell This Version
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WH0176 I Love People — Bob Wills Bob Wills I Love People(LP, Album) Western Heritage Records WH0176 US 1976 Sell This Version
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CSR 1 C The Rare Presto Transcriptions — Bob Wills Bob Wills The Rare Presto Transcriptions (Comp) Cowboy Songs Records CSR 1 C US 1980 Sell This Version
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P 15813 Bob Wills Special — Bob Wills Bob Wills Bob Wills Special(Cass) CSP P 15813 US 1981 Sell This Version
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LP 70 The Rare Presto Transcriptions Volume 4 — Bob Wills Bob Wills The Rare Presto Transcriptions Volume 4(LP) Cattle Records LP 70 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
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DLP-1181 Right Or Wrong — Bob Wills Bob Wills & Tommy Duncan Bob Wills & Tommy Duncan - Right Or Wrong(LP) Delta Records (2) DLP-1181 US 1985 Sell This Version
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DLP-1110 Take Me Back To Tulsa — Bob Wills Bob Wills & Tommy Duncan Bob Wills & Tommy Duncan - Take Me Back To Tulsa(LP) Delta Records (2) DLP-1110 US 1985 Sell This Version
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P15836 Country's Greatest — Bob Wills Bob Wills Country's Greatest(LP) CBS Special Products P15836 US 1985 Sell This Version
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HT-411 21 Golden Hits — Bob Wills Bob Wills 21 Golden Hits (Comp) Highland Music, Hollywood HT-411 US 1989 Sell This Version
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RFD 9004 1953 — Bob Wills Bob Wills 1953(LP) Country Routes RFD 9004 France 1991 Sell This Version
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RFD CD 24 Rare California Airshots 1945-1946 — Bob Wills Bob Wills Rare California Airshots 1945-1946(CD) Country Routes RFD CD 24 UK 2001 Sell This Version
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KATCD205 Faded Love — Bob Wills Bob Wills Faded Love(CD, Album) Catfish Records KATCD205 UK 2001 Sell This Version
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CGR 7230 A Tribute to Bob's 100th Birthday — Bob Wills Bob Wills A Tribute to Bob's 100th Birthday(CD, Album) Common Ground Records (4) CGR 7230 US 2005 Sell This Version
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RFD CD 34 In Hollywood — Bob Wills Bob Wills In Hollywood(CD) Country Routes RFD CD 34 UK & Europe 2006 Sell This Version