Foy Willing

Foy Willing (May 14, 1914 – July 14, 1978) was a singer, songwriter, musician, and bandleader who performed Western music and appeared in Western movies. He formed the Western band Riders of the Purple Sage.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 14th, 1914 (Bosque County), Died July 14th, 1978 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 4015 10-in. 12/4/1945 160 acres Riders of the Purple Sage ; Foy Willing leader  
Decca L 4016 10-in. 12/4/1945 Address unknown Riders of the Purple Sage ; Foy Willing leader  
Decca L 4017 10-in. 12/4/1945 Someone won your heart, little darlin' Riders of the Purple Sage ; Foy Willing leader  
Decca L 4018 10-in. 12/4/1945 Detour Riders of the Purple Sage ; Foy Willing leader  
Decca L 4214 6/9/1946 No one to cry to Riders of the Purple Sage ; Foy Willing leader  
Decca L 4215 6/9/1946 I trusted you Riders of the Purple Sage ; Foy Willing leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Willing, Foy," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109281.

Willing, Foy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109281.

"Willing, Foy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109281

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