Billy Jack Wills

Birth and Death Data: Born February 26, 1926, Died March 2, 1991

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 28 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia H1551 10-in. 10/3/1945 Empty chair at the Christmas table Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia H1552 10-in. 10/3/1945 I'm feelin' bad Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia H1553 10-in. 10/3/1945 White cross on Okinawa Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia H1554 10-in. 10/3/1945 This is southland Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2004 10-in. 9/4/1946 Cotton eyed Joe Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2005 10-in. 9/4/1946 Staccato waltz Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys Mixed vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2006 10-in. 9/4/1946 Punkin' stomp Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2007 10-in. 9/5/1946 Sugar moon Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2008 10-in. 9/5/1946 Rose of old Pawnee Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with female vocal duet instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2009 10-in. 9/4/1946 How can it be wrong Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2010 10-in. 9/5/1946 Brain cloudy blues Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2011 10-in. 9/5/1946 Bob Wills boogie Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2012 10-in. 9/6/1946 There's a big rock in the road Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2016 10-in. 9/6/1946 I'm gonna be boss from now on Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2017 10-in. 9/6/1946 Fat boy rag Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia HCO2018 10-in. 9/6/1946 The kind of love I can't forget Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4858 10-in. 10/15/1947 The devil ain't lazy Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4859 10-in. 10/15/1947 A sweet kind of love Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4860 10-in. 10/15/1947 Hometown stomp Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4861 10-in. 10/15/1947 Cowboy stomp Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4862 10-in. 10/15/1947 Misery Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4864 10-in. 10/15/1947 Bob Wills schottische Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4866 10-in. 10/16/1947 Texarkana baby Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4867 10-in. 10/16/1947 Good time cake-walk Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Columbia CCO4868 10-in. 10/16/1947 Can't get enough of Texas Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 28 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wills, Billy Jack," accessed March 4, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/371732.

Wills, Billy Jack. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 4, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/371732.

"Wills, Billy Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 4 March 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/371732

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