WorldCat Identities

Wills, Bob 1905-1975

Overview
Works: 1,000 works in 1,401 publications in 3 languages and 10,544 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Biography  Blues (Music)  Western swing (Music)  Country music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Composer, Singer, Originator, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Actor, Musician, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: M1630.18, 781.640973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Wills
Country music south and west( Recording )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains such country songs as I wanna be a cowboy's sweet heart, Born to lose, and cotton eyed Joe performed by such artists as Jimmie Rodgers, The sons of the pioneers, and the Carter family
Ride with Bob by Asleep at the Wheel (Musical group)( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to Bob Willis and the Texas Playboys, featuring many of country music's most popular recording artists
American roots music( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asleep at the Wheel tribute to the music of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys by Asleep at the Wheel (Musical group)( Recording )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wills by Bob Wills( Recording )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 by Larry Starr( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys 1935-1947 by Bob Wills( Recording )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of big bands & swing( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents ten musical shorts along with bonus performances providing an opportunity to see and hear the best in the big band era
Still the king : celebrating the music of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys by Asleep at the Wheel (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1941( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys by Bob Wills( Recording )

12 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of 105 songs recorded by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys from 1932 to 1973
Anthology (1935-1973) by Bob Wills( Recording )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideas : from the Arithmetic teacher by George, Comp Immerzeel( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of reprints from the ideas section of the "Arithmetic Teacher," has been selected from those activities appropriate for students in grades 4 through 8. The selections have been reprinted just as they originally appeared in the journal. The ideas are grouped under the headings computation, fractions, problem solving, geometry, and measurement. On one side of each page is the pupil activity sheet; the teacher directions are on the back of the page. This booklet is perforated so that the pages can be easily removed and reproduced for classroom use. (Mp)
The Bob Wills anthology by Bob Wills( Recording )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The words & music of World War II( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On container: An aural history on 2 CDs. Commemorates the 60th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. These are the actual songs and radio broadcasts of WWII. Contains musical performances by Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Kay Kyser, Gene Autry and many others. Also contains historic speeches from Ed Murrow, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur
Times ain't like they used to be early rural & popular American music, 1928-1935( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depression-era musicians filmed by newsreel crews of that era and commercial shorts, including the only surviving film of Jimmie Rodgers
Bob Wills by Bob Wills( Recording )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the last time by Bob Wills( Recording )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance music: ragtime, jazz & more( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology by Bob Wills( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bob Willis

Bob Wills amerikansk musiker

Bob Wills cantante statunitense

Bob Wills US-amerikanischer Country-Musiker, Bandleader und Begründer des Western Swing

Robert, James 1905-1975

Wills James Robert 1905-1975

Wills, Jim Rob 1905-1975

Уиллс, Боб

باب ویلس

鲍勃·威尔斯

Languages
English (125)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
Lone star swing : on the trail of Bob Wills and his Texas PlayboysMy years with Bob WillsThe king of western swing : Bob Wills rememberedBob Wills : his life, times, and musicFiddlin' man the life and times of Bob WillsAmerica's music the roots of country