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|Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys||Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor, Vocals|
|Johnnie Lee Wills||Composer|
|Billy Jack Wills||Composer|
|Charlie R. Townsend||Liner Notes|
Posted November 26, 2014
As I begin this review i confess to having little knowledge of western swing music.These sessions were recorded about the same time that Asleep At The Wheel began their career. According to the liner notes Wills suffered a massive stroke before the second day of recording and was not present for them. The tunes heard here, the notes state, were meant for dancing and not deep introspection. I don't know the originals and can't compare these versions to them. The notes say that many of Wills' pr-WWII hits were augmented by horn sections; this lineup of Playboys is more basic. It's hard to imagine many of these musicians had been playing together for 40 years. They really had their hearts in the music.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.