Bob Wills, the Fiddler of Western Swing Bob Wills would have been 100 years old today. NPR's John Burnett takes a look at the life of the man who with his band, the Texas Playboys, combined jazz and country music to create Western Swing.
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Bob Wills, the Fiddler of Western Swing

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Bob Wills, the Fiddler of Western Swing

Bob Wills, the Fiddler of Western Swing

Bob Wills, the Fiddler of Western Swing

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Bob Wills would have been 100 years old today. NPR's John Burnett takes a look at the life of the man who with his band, the Texas Playboys, combined jazz and country music to create Western Swing.

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