Bob Wills

Bob Wills
1905 - 1975

Bob Wills  American Country Musician


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Bob Wills was previously married to Betty Anderson Wills (1942 - 1975), Mary Louise Parker Wills (1939 - 1941), Mary Helen Brown (1938 - 1939), Ruth McMaster (1936) and Edna Posey (1923 - 1935).


American Country Musician Bob Wills was born James Robert Wills on 6th March, 1905 in Limestone County, Texas, USA and passed away on 13th May 1975 Fort Worth, Texas, USA aged 70. He is most remembered for I'm Sitting On Top Of The World. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Bob Wills is a member of the following lists: Singers from Oklahoma, People from Dallas and Musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma.


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Married5 34 years, 4 months 10 years, 8 months 1 year
Total5 34 years, 4 months 10 years, 8 months 1 year


First Name Bob
Last Name Wills
Full Name at Birth James Robert Wills
Alternative Name The King of Western Swing, "King of Western Swing"
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th March, 1905
Birthplace Limestone County, Texas, USA
Died 13th May, 1975
Place of Death Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Build Large
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, Songwriter, And Bandleader
Occupation Country Musician
Claim to Fame I'm Sitting On Top Of The World
Music Genre (Text) Western swing
Music Genre Country
Year(s) Active 1929‒1969
Music Style Traditional Country, Western Swing, Fiddle
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Exuberant, Joyous, Rollicking, Playful, Freewheeling, Fun, Earthy, Cheerful, Bright, Warm, Energetic, Summery, Sophisticated, Amiable/Good-Natured, Happy, Organic, Boisterous
Instrument Songwriter, Leader, Vocals
Record Label Vocalion, OKeh, Columbia, Mgm, Liberty, MGM
Associated Acts Light Crust Doughboys, Texas Playboys
Brother Johnnie Lee Wills

James Robert "Bob" Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975) was an American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader. Considered by music authorities as the co-founder of Western swing, he was universally known as the King of Western Swing (after the death of Spade Cooley who used the moniker "King Of Western Swing" from 1942 to 1969.)

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Bob Wills70 PiscesCountry Musician
Betty Anderson Wills66 Leo
Mary Louise Parker Wills-
Mary Helen Brown-
Ruth McMaster-
Edna Posey-


Frontier Frolic1946Bob WillsShort Film
Blazing the Western Trail1945BobMovie
Lawless Empire1945BobMovie
Rhythm Round-Up1945Bob WillsMovie
The Last Horseman1944BobMovie
Wyoming Hurricane1944BobMovie
The Vigilantes Ride1943BobMovie
Saddles and Sagebrush1943Bob -Texas Playboys Band LeaderMovie
Silver City Raiders1943Sheriff Bob HallidayMovie
Riders of the Northwest Mounted1943Mountie Bob Wills (Texas Playboys Band Leader)Movie
The Lone Prairie1942Bob WillsMovie
A Tornado in the Saddle1942Bob Wilson (Texas Playboys Band Leader) (as Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys)Movie
Go West, Young Lady1941BobMovie
Take Me Back to Oklahoma1940Bob WillsMovie
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