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Bob Wills

Musician (6-Mar-1905 — 13-May-1975)


Jimmy Latham. The Life of Bob Wills: The King of Western Swing. Latham Publishing. 1974. 129pp.

Duncan McLean. Lone Star Swing: On the Trail of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. W. W. Norton. 1998. 311pp.

Frankie McWhorter; with John R. Erickson. Cowboy Fiddler in Bob Wills' Band. University of North Texas Press. 1997. 168pp.

Ruth Sheldon. Bob Wills: Hubbin' It. Country Music Foundation Press. 1995. 128pp.

Charles Townsend. San Antonio Rose: The Life and Music of Bob Wills. University of Illinois Press. 1986. 498pp.

Rosetta Wills. The King of Western Swing: Bob Wills Remembered. Watson-Guptill Publications. 2000. 224pp. By the musicain's daughter.


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