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FOR THE LAST TIME: THE MAKING OF A MUSICAL MONUMENT

Panel discussion during Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest honors final recording Forty years ago the world watched president Richard Nixon resign after the Watergate scandal, cheered Hank Aaron as he broke Babe Ruth’s home run record, and applauded the 47th annual Academy Award Best…

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A BOB WILLS FEAST FOR ALL APPETITES

The Western swing legend’s spirit looms large during “Dinner With Bob Wills” at the Texan Theater Bob Wills’ spirit looms large, buoyed by a tip of his hat and his trademark “Aaah Haaa!” He’s coming to dinner. Picture this: The newly, multi-million-dollar renovated Texan Theater…

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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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