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The king of western swing

Bob Wills remembered

by Rosetta Wills

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Published by Billboard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wills, Bob, 1905-1975.,
    • Country musicians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Western swing (Music) -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-221) and index.

      StatementRosetta Wills.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML422.W6 W55 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL698516M
      ISBN 100823077446
      LC Control Number97046113

      This set is one of the many reasons why Bear Family is the reissue label of many kinds of American roots music -- especially country, rockabilly, Western swing and bluegrass. Connie Smith, who still records on occasion today, was one. JSP's outstanding four-CD Bob Wills anthology consists of classic Western swing performances recorded between September and April in Dallas, Fort Worth, Chicago, and Saginaw. Almost all of these rpm records came out under the name of the Texas Playboys; the only exceptions are two fiddle and guitar duets by Bob Wills and Sleepy Johnson and a pair of early ditties by the Fort 10/

      More of Parker's jazz talents are found on the fine English import label ASV/Living Era CD, Western Swing: Hot Hillbilly Jazz & Blues For any Western Swing novice on a budget, but with a deep hankering for a superbly sequenced overview of the style, there is the four disc box on the Proper label, Doughboys, Playboys, and Cowboys: the. Pee Wee King's band was very popular in the s and s and featuring the rhythms of polkas, waltzes and western swing. Recorded best western swing in mid s. Approx. $24 *** Jazz From the Southwest by Jean Bond () Subtitled “ An Oral History of Western Swing”. A completely different slant on western swing by a lecturer of Texas.

      Shop and Buy King Of Western Swing sheet music. Guitar, Piano/Keyboard, Vocal, Piano/Vocal/Guitar sheet music book by Bob Wills: Hal Leonard at Sheet Music Plus: The World Largest Selection of Sheet Music. (HL). The King of Western Swing Bob Wills Remembered (Book): Wills, Rosetta: This biography of legendary country musician Bob Wills, provides a personal look at Wills' life and career. Written by his daughter, it includes a behind-the-scenes look at key events in his life. These include; his gold record for San Antonio Rose; his induction into the Nashville Country Music Hall of Fame in


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