Bob Wills - Sings & Plays/In Concert

Bob Wills - Sings & Plays/In Concert
Genre:
Album:
Sings & Plays/In Concert
Styles:
Traditional Country, Western Swing
Duration:
01:19:20
Artist:
Release Date:
August 8, 2006

Here are two Bob Wills titles packaged together on a single disc by Collectables. Bob Wills Sings & Plays was originally issued on the Liberty label in 1963; In Concert was released by Capitol in 1976 a year after Wills passed away, but it was from the same period as the Liberty sides. Both albums feature a late edition of the Texas Playboys in the post-Hollywood era.

The bands were smaller than his large groups of the '40s, but they were still potent, as both these recordings show; heavier on the strings, but no less swinging. Both sets contain Wills favorites, and cuts like "Sittin' on Top of the World," "Boot Heel Drag," "Beaumont Rag," "Don't Let Your Deal Go Down," and "St. Louis Blues" were part of the repertoire in those days.

Despite the late dates of the recordings, these sides are welcome addition to any Wills collection.

Title/ComposerPerformerTime
RosettaBob Wills2:16
Blues in "A"Bob Wills2:29
Sittin' on Top of the WorldBob Wills3:38
Yearning (Just for You)Bob Wills2:27
My MaryBob Wills2:41
Don't Let the Deal Go DownBob Wills2:40
South / Thamon HayesBob Wills1:48
Will You Miss Me When I'm GoneBob Wills2:19
Maiden's PrayerBob Wills2:23
My ConfessionBob Wills2:12
Boot Heel DragBob Wills2:31
Snap Your Fingers / Grady Martin / Alex ZanetisBob Wills2:51
South / Thamon HayesBob Wills4:02
Ida Red / D. MooreBob Wills2:47
Don't Let the Deal Go DownBob Wills2:19
San Antonio RoseBob Wills4:16
Beaumont RagBob Wills3:00
Sooner or Later / A.A. GlennBob Wills3:09
From a Jack to a King / Eddie MillerBob Wills3:27
La Golondrina / TraditionalBob Wills4:20
Summit Ridge DriveBob Wills feat: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys4:03
Right or WrongBob Wills2:48
Little Star of Heaven / C.C. MitchellBob Wills2:39
Smith's Reel / A. SmithBob Wills1:06
Just FriendsBob Wills2:38
St. Louis Blues / W.C. HandyBob Wills7:06
Gone IndianBob Wills1:25

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