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 Bob Wills

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Bob Wills

Original Name James Robert Wills
Birth
Mexia, Limestone County, Texas, USA
Death 13 May 1975 (aged 70)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Section 15, Lot 560, Space 2
Memorial ID 1479 View Source
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Country Western Musician, Fiddler and Vocalist. Composer and bandleader of "Light Crust Doughboys" & "Texas Playboys" with such country-western classics as "Take Me Back to Tulsa" and "New San Antonio Rose." Known as the "King of Western Swing" and considered by music authorities as the co-founder of Western swing music genre.


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DEEP WITHIN MY HEART LIES A MELODY


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 1479
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1479/bob-wills : accessed ), memorial page for Bob Wills (6 Mar 1905–13 May 1975), Find a Grave Memorial ID 1479, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .