Cowboy Fiddler in Bob Wills' Band

Cowboy Fiddler in Bob Wills' Band

by Frankie McWhorter
     
 


Frankie McWhorter grew up in Bob Wills Country—the Texas Panhandle—and bought his first fiddle with his cowboy wages in 1950. He played with Clyde Chesser and the Texas Village Boys and the Miller Brothers Band before being asked to join Bob Wills and become the 463rd Texas Playboy—a band that had a tremendous impact on the country-western music… See more details below

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Frankie McWhorter grew up in Bob Wills Country—the Texas Panhandle—and bought his first fiddle with his cowboy wages in 1950. He played with Clyde Chesser and the Texas Village Boys and the Miller Brothers Band before being asked to join Bob Wills and become the 463rd Texas Playboy—a band that had a tremendous impact on the country-western music field. McWhorter tells stories of touring with these bands and of his hours spent listening to Wills tell his stories.

McWhorter, who began cowboying in 1948, also reveals his adventures and misadventures with horses, cattle and other cowboys’ days on the JA Ranch.

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ISBN-13:
9781574410259
Publisher:
University of North Texas Press
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.47(d)

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