Bob Wills

Bob Wills

Real Name:
James Robert Wills
Profile:
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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Bob Wills Discography

Albums

Bob Wills Sings & Plays (Album) Liberty US 1963 Sell This Version
Bob Wills The Living Legend (Album) Longhorn Records US 1964 Sell This Version
HL-7345 Bob Wills The Great Bob Wills(LP) Harmony (4) HL-7345 US 1965 Sell This Version
Bob Wills King Of Western Swing (Album) Kapp Records US 1967 Sell This Version
Bob Wills Here's That Man Again (Album) Kapp Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Bob Wills The Living Legend (Album) Kapp Records US 1969 Sell This Version
Bob Wills Time Changes Everything (Album) Kapp Records US 1969 Sell This Version
Bob Wills Bob Wills Plays The Greatest String Band Hits (Album) Kapp Records US 1969 Sell This Version
SLP 469 Bob Wills The Bob Wills Story(LP) Starday-King Records, Inc. SLP 469 US 1970 Sell This Version
Mel Tillis & Bob Wills Mel Tillis & Bob Wills - In Person Kapp Records US 1971 Sell This Version
85242 Bob Wills CBS Historic Edition(LP) CBS 85242 1982 Sell This Version
USOFT 0016 Bob Wills The Living Legend(CD, Album, Ltd) United States Of Texas Records, Ltd USOFT 0016 US 2001 Sell This Version
CGR 7230 Bob Wills A Tribute to Bob's 100th Birthday(CD, Album) Common Ground Recordings CGR 7230 2005 Sell This Version
RFD CD 34 Bob Wills In Hollywood(CD) Country Routes RFD CD 34 UK & Europe 2006 Sell This Version
Bob Wills, Red Ingle, Tex Williams, Tex Ritter, Dave Dudley, The Renfro Valley Pioneers Bob Wills, Red Ingle, Tex Williams, Tex Ritter, Dave Dudley, The Renfro Valley Pioneers - Country & Western Bulls-Eyes (Comp) Spin-O-Rama US Unknown Sell This Version
DL 8730 Bob Wills, Spade Cooley, Tex Williams, Billy Gray Bob Wills, Spade Cooley, Tex Williams, Billy Gray - Western Swing In Hi-Fi(LP, Mono) Decca DL 8730 US Unknown Sell This Version
P15836 Bob Wills Country's Greatest(LP) CBS Special Products P15836 Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

20019 Bob Willis And His Texas Playboys* New Spanish Two Step / Roly-Poly(Shellac, 10") Columbia 20019 US 1945 Sell This Version
K11241 Bob Wills Snatchin' And Grabbin' / I Want To Be Wanted(7") MGM Records K11241 US 1952 Sell This Version
30068 Bob Wills My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You(7", Single, RE) Decca 30068 US 1955 Sell This Version
B-2805 Bob Wills San Antonio Rose(7", EP, RE) Columbia B-2805 US 1956 Sell This Version
9-30165 Bob Wills It's the Bottle Talking / Lilly Dale(7", Single) Decca 9-30165 US 1956 Sell This Version
LB-1094 Bob Wills With Tommy Duncan And The Playboys* Bob Wills With Tommy Duncan And The Playboys* - Heart To Heart Talk / What's The Matter With The Mill?(7", Juk) Liberty LB-1094 US 1960 Sell This Version
LH 550 Bob Wills If He's Movin' In (I'm Movin' Out)(7") Longhorn Records LH 550 US 1965 Sell This Version
Bob Wills Born To Love You / Fiddle Bird Kapp Records US 1967 Sell This Version