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Bob Wills (James Robert Wills)

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Biography

Small Farm Near Kosse, Limestone County, Texas, USA
Bob Wills, fiddler and band leader of Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys, was an influential developer of the western swing music style in the late 1930s through the 1940s. Recorded extensively for Columbia, Decca, MGM and others. Hit recordings included "San Antonio Rose, " "Faded Love, " and "Steel Guitar Rag." He was inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame in 1968. Many country music artists cite him as a major influence, including Merle Haggard, George Strait, and Willie Nelson. Read more...

Actor

Character: Leader - The Texas Playboys

Melody Ranch 1940

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Character: Bob Merritt -Texas Playboys Band Leader)

Saddles and Sagebrush 1943

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Character: Mountie Bob Wills

Riders of the Northwest Mounted 1943

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Character: Himself

The Kraft Music Hall 1967

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