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“Dance all Night, Dance a Little Longer”
43rd Annual Bob Wills Day

TURKEY, TX - SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014
(Activities from Thursday, April 24 through Saturday, April 26)

‘Take me back to Turkey (Texas)’ where the music Swings and Bob Wills is still the King! Rooted in the cotton fields and expressed in Western Swing music, Bob Wills Day is simply the best, fun-filled festival of dancing, jamming and friends. Ready to ‘dance…

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An Evening with Bob Wills at the OKPOP

Oklahoma City, OK
April 10, 2013

The Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture (OKPOP) hosted Bob Wills @ the OKPOP on April 10th at the Oklahoma History Center. To a packed crowd, the Red Dirt Rangers and Byron Berline provided music written, performed or influenced by the legendary King of Western Swing.…

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Western Swing Named Official State Music of Texas

Western Swing became the official state music of Texas on June 17, 2011, when Governor Rick Perry signed Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 35: (Excerpts from Resolution No. 35:) “… origins (of western swing) are firmly tied to the Lone Star State; growing out of the…

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Letter to Dwight Adair

is written and produced by Dwight Adair and is the official Bob Wills documentary authorized by the Estate of Bob Wills. It tells the colorful story of Bob’s life including interviews conducted in 1993 in Turkey, Texas with former Texas Playboys and with Dr. Charles Townsend, author of the definitive biography entitled “San Antonio Rose.”

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Not to Miss! ANNUAL BOB WILLS DAY

TURKEY, TX - LAST SATURDAY IN APRIL

The small West Texas town of Turkey, Texas has welcomed tens of thousands of attendees to the annual Bob Wills Day festival since 1972. From as far away as Australia, England, Germany and Japan, attendees range from babies to 90-year-old…

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