The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees of 2020 are ready and several country artists will join dozens more to honor this year’s inductees. Happening on November 7, 2020, country stars Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, and Gwen Stefani will ...

King of Western Swing Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys were reckoned rock stars on both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Besides their inarguably essential contribution to the Texan tradition, he ...

Faded love is decaying love. The love given to someone has started to disappear. One of the reasons why a relationship fails is one or both of the parties have lost its consistency. In that way, the person starts to ...

Who remembers the outlaw tribute song of Waylon Jennings to Bob Wills? I do! Listen to the song that honored the late King of Western Swing. About the Song Photo Credit: YouTube via Screengrab Jennings wrote the song as a ...

Bob Wills: Our Legendary Man Bob Wills/ tulsaworld.com Bob Wills‘ was known as “The King of Western King.” Being the co-founder of Texas Boys inspired with Western Swing kind of country music. He is also a co-founder of Texas Boys. ...

After “Rainy Day Woman” stopped at the No. 2 spot, Waylon Jennings returned to the No. 1 spot with a double-sided record. In this record, he used two icons of country music from an earlier era. On the A-side of ...

An influential Western swing instrumental, “Steel Guitar Rag” is credited to making the steel guitar a popular and integral instrument in a Western band. This seminal style of music popularized by jazz performers paved the way for the use of ...

Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys |Photo screen grabbed on Youtube Released in 1940, “Time Changes Everything” was originally recorded by Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys on April 16. Tommy Duncan, a vocalist with Wills and the band, conceived and ...

Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys | Photo credit: wikiwand.com In 1938, Bob Wills, who was known as “The King of Western Swing,” managed to turn an old song into a hit. But that, probably, wasn’t his real intention. He ...

Bob Wills Photo Credit: www.youtube.com There are songs that were recorded into many versions because it may be popular that some artists decided to make their own versions. Another reason for an artist to make a cover of the song ...

Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys / acousticguitar.com Great recordings of blissful tunes like the original performance of “San Antonio Rose” are hard to come by in the modern era. As we listen to songs like this, fine memories of the ...

The first artist to record the country blues “Corrine, Corrina” in 1928, Bo Carter | Photo credit: allmusic.com If you’re looking for a traditional song that has thrived through the decades and appeared in almost every music style, then you’re ...

Country Music Photo Credit: https://nsucurrent.nova.edu Country music is one of the biggest genres in the world of music. It began way back in the 20’s. However, as time goes by, the once country music we know has been constantly changing. ...

Kings of Country Music The story of this hit started when Merle Haggard released his 1970 album, “A Tribute to the Best Damn Fiddle Player in the World.” The Hag helped turn an 18-year-old Texas boy named George Strait to ...

www.youtube.com It has been 43 years since Bob Wills passed away, however, his contribution to the world of country music is still widely adopted and remembered by many. Without Bob Wills, there wouldn’t be a Texas Playboy and there wouldn’t be ...

“Sugar Moon” was written by Bob Wills and Cindy Walker in 1947. It was the single first recorded by Bob  Will and the Texas Playboys, under Columbia records. The song peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Charts for 6 ...

“Corrine, Corrina” may have traditional roots. However, previous songs are different—musically and lyrically that is. Way back 1918 there was the commercial sheet music song “Has Anybody Seen My Corrine?” which Roger Graham published. In the same year, Vernon Dalhart recorded a vocal ...

“Time Changes Everything” is a Western swing standard with words and music penned by Tommy Duncan. Tommy Duncan is the long-time vocalist with Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys. Written as a ballad, the lyrics tell of a failed romance and of the healed hurt. The verse of ...

“Ida Red” is an American traditional song of unknown origins. Made famous by Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys, they made a version that is upbeat in 1938. Wills’ “Ida Red” served as the primary inspiration for Chuck Berry’s first big ...