Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The King of Swing - Bob Wills on AllMusic. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The King of Swing - Bob Wills on AllMusic Silver Bell. Bob Wills. feat: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. The King of Western Swing [Primo] by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys (CD, Sep- out of 5 stars (3) 3 product ratings - The King of Western Swing [Primo] by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys (CD. 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.
Media response to Tribute to the Music of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys was overwhelmingly positive. Writing about the album for The Tennessean, country journalist Robert K. Oermann suggested that the band had "prove[d] that the diversity, flexibility and breadth of Bob's western-swing sound can still astound young listeners," praising the added "star-power" of the featured artists. If you want to immerse yourself in the great music of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys but your budget doesn't run to the two marvelous Bear Family box sets, you really can't go far wrong with these 4 CD sets from JSP, "The King of Western Swing " and "Texas, Hollywood, and Chicago "/5(31). Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys is a tribute album by American country group Asleep at the Wheel in memory of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys. It was released in March under Proper Records. Jul 02, · Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Bob Wills Is Still The King (Live in Texas - September ) · Waylon Jennings Waylon Live (Expanded Edition). Bob Wills is remembered as “The King of Western Swing.” He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in , into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in and received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in for his significant contributions . Buy King Of Western Swing (CD) by Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys (CD $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
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