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Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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March 6, 2005 Hear a profile of Bob Wills, the father of Western Swing.

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March 4, 2005 Music critic Ashley Kahn presents an appreciation of Bob Wills, "The King of Texas Swing."

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October 5, 2006 Legends Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys; Remembering Piedmont picker Etta Baker; Croatian mando...

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