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Bob Wills Fiddle Contest

Armed with twin fiddles, bows at the ready, husband-and-wife team Joey and Sherry McKenzie seize every opportunity to spread the gospel of old time fiddling and Western swing music. The stage is their pulpit. The genre is their bible. The audience is their congregation. “My…

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The Great Texas Supper

Oh my…LSA Burger Company in Denton, TX features Bob Wills and other greats in wall-sized painting:   http://www.lsaburger.com/

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Bob Wills: Time Changes Everything

Driven by a relentless beat, Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys were a dance band with a country string section that could play pop tunes as if they were jazz. How a charismatic Texas renegade reinvented popular music. By MADISON SEARLE See more at: http://txmusic.com/2014/08/01/bob-wills-time-changes-everything/

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SAVE THE BBB RANCH!

VALIANT EFFORTS TO PRESERVE BOB WILLS’
HISTORIC RANCH HOUSE IN FRESNO, CA

The structure is scheduled for demolition in late June by a land developer who shows no signs of budging. To read the whole story, please visit the Facebook group, ‘Save the BBB Ranch!’

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Bob Wills Night at the Allen Public Library

Friday, July 19, 2013 : 7:30PM

The Allen Public Library will host “Bob Wills Night” on Friday, July 19 at 7:30PM. The event will be moderated by Dr. David Stricklin, Music Historian and son of Texas Playboy Al Stricklin, and will feature the music of Western Swing band, Shoot Low Sheriff.…

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