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Wills, Bob [James Robert]

composer, violin, bandleader, fiddle


born: 06 Mar 1905 Hall County, Texas / state, USA Source: 1  

born: - Kosse, Texas / state, USA  
born: 06 Mar 1906 Source: 2  

died: 13 May 1975 Fort Worth, Texas / state, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 21 May 1975  

The Music Sack has 30 items with information about Bob [James Robert] Wills:


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1995

Haislop, Neil
Lathrop, Tad
Sumrall, Harry
Giants of country music : classic sounds and stars, from the heart of Nashville to the top of the charts
By Neil Haislop, Tad Lathrop, Harry Sumrall
New York: Billboard Books, 1995, 258 p.
      (Series: Billboard Hit Makers Series)

Number of People : 162


 1994

The comprehensive country music encyclopedia : From the editors of Country Music Magazine
Random House, 1994, 445 p.

Number of People : 536

More Details : (1 Section)


 1993

Gregory, Hugh
Who's who in country music
London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1993, 262 p.

Number of People : 662


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Lablanc, Michael
Contemporary musicians volume 6
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1992, 286 p.

Number of People : 72


 1990

White, Timothy
Rock lives : profiles and interviews.
New York: Henry Holt, 1990

Number of People : 54


 1988

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1985

Kienzle, Rich
Weize, Richard
Pinson, Bob
Papa's jumpin' : the MGM years of Bob Wills.
By Rich Kienzle
Discogr by Bob Pinson with add. by Richard Weize.
Bremen: Bear Family Records [1985]. 31 S.
       Mit Ill.
      (Series: Bear Family Book; 10002)

Number of People : 1


 1984

Willoughby, Larry
Texas rhythm : a pictorial history of texas music
By Larry Willoughby
Austin, Texas: Texas Monthly Press, 1984, 144 p.

Number of People : 48


 1982

Hagen, Chet
Country music legends in the hall of fame
Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1982

Number of People : 34


 1981

Kingsbury, Ken
Kingsbury's who's who in country and western music
Culver City, Ca.: Black Stallion Country Press, 1981, 304 p.

Number of People : 730


 1981

And still more bands

p. 503 In:
Simon, George Thomas
The big bands
New York: Schirmer Books, 1981

Number of People : 110


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1979

Mendelson, Michael
[Review]
Western Folklore. 38 (1979), S. 205-208.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Dellar, Fred
Thompson, Roy
The illustrated encyclopedia of country music
By Fred Dellar and Roy Thompson
London: Salamader Books, 1977, 256 p.

Number of People : 537


 1976

Milton, Donald
Baggelaar, Kristin
The folk music encyclopaedia
Donald Milton
London: Omnibus Press, 1976

Number of People : 282


 1976

Index to music necrology : 1975 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1976, p. 736

Number of People : 165


 1976

Townsend, Charles R.
Pinson, Bob
San Antonio rose
The life and music of Bob Wills.
With a discography and filmusicography by Bob Pinson.
Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press 1976. XV, 395 S.
       Mit Diskogr., Bibliogr., Taf, u. Ill.
      (Series: Music in American life)

Number of People : 1


 1975

McCulloh, Judith
Stars of country music : Uncle Dave Macon to Johnny Rodriguez
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1975

Number of People : 19


 1975 Source: 1

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974 Source: 2

Shestack, Melvin
The country music encyclopedia
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1974, 410 p.

Number of People : 190


 1969

Stambler, Irwin
Landon, Grelum
Encyclopedia of folk, country and western music
By Irwin Stambler and Grelun Landon
London: St. Martin's Press, 1969, 396 p.

Number of People : 444


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