Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

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While he may not have invented Western swing (Milton Brown, Leon Selph, Ted Daffan, and Bill Boyd deserve some credit), Bob Wills defined the genre. Take fiddle-based old-time string-band music from the…
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Year Album Artist
2016 Country Legends Back to Back, Vol. 2 Ernest Tubb / Bob Wills Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2016 The Bob Wills Collection 1935-1950 Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
2015 Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Asleep at the Wheel Tributee
2014 Riding Your Way: The Lost Transcriptions for Tiffany Music 1946-1947 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
2013 100 Country Hits & Greatest Country Classics Primary Artist
2012 Fender: The Golden Age 1950-1970 Primary Artist
2012 No. 1 Country Hits Collection Primary Artist
2012 Simply Country [2012] Primary Artist
2011 Christmas Songs [Christmas Company] Primary Artist
2011 The Story of the Blues Primary Artist
2011 Western Swing: The Absolutely Essential 3 CD Collection Primary Artist
2011 You Oughta See My Fanny Dance Primary Artist
2010 It's Beginning To Sound a Lot Like Christmas Primary Artist
2010 The Only Classic Country Collection You'll Ever Need Primary Artist
2010 What Makes Bob Holler The Hot Club of Cowtown Tributee
2009 100% Country Primary Artist
2009 Country's Greatest Stars Live Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2009 Simply Country Love Primary Artist
2009 The Tiffany Transcriptions [Box Set] Bob Wills Primary Artist
2009 The World of Music: Seventh Edition Ensemble
2008 Boots, Buckles & Spurs: 50 Songs Celebrate 50 Years of Cowboy Tradition Primary Artist
2008 Country Classics, Vol. 2: Honky Tonks Primary Artist
2008 Country Greats [Union Square] Primary Artist
2008 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1945 Primary Artist
2008 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1946 Primary Artist
2008 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1947 Primary Artist
2008 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1949 Primary Artist
2008 Dog House Blues Tommy Duncan Primary Artist
2008 Foot Tappin' & Dance at the Screamin' Festival, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2008 Honky Tonkin' Rhythm: 1950s Country Boppers Primary Artist
2008 Let Me Be Your Side Track: The Influence of Jimmy Rogers Primary Artist
2008 Music That Inspired Walk the Line Johnny Cash Primary Artist
2008 Radio Radio: Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2008 San Antonio Rose [Dynamic] Bob Wills Primary Artist
2008 Simply Country Greats Primary Artist
2008 The Roots of the Allman Brothers Primary Artist
2008 Vintage Country: The Golden Age of Country Music Primary Artist
2007 Famous Country Music Makers Bob Wills Primary Artist
2007 King of Western Swing [JSP] Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
2007 Lifetime of Country Romance Collection Primary Artist
2007 Music Inspired by O Brother, Where Art Thou? Primary Artist
2007 Pioneers of Country Primary Artist
2007 Roots and Rumours: The Roots of Elvis, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2007 Seven Miles out of Town Bob Wills Primary Artist
2007 Surf's Up Primary Artist
2007 The Essential Guide to Country [Essential Guide] Primary Artist
2007 The Triptych Lemon Jelly Primary Artist
2006 24 Country Yodeling Classics Primary Artist
2006 All American Country [BMG] Primary Artist
2006 Another Tomato Sampler Primary Artist
2006 Anthology of the American Cowboy Primary Artist
2006 Country Music Legends Bob Wills Primary Artist
2006 Greatest Ever! Country Primary Artist
2006 Hillbilly Boogie: Boogie All Night Primary Artist
2006 Historic Country and Western Historic Country & Western Primary Artist
2006 How Low Can You Go? Anthology of the String Bass (1925-1941) [Box Set] Primary Artist
2006 Killer Country B Side Primary Artist
2006 Legends of Country Music Bob Wills Primary Artist
2006 Legends of Country: Classic Hits from the '50s, '60s & '70s Primary Artist
2006 Lifetime of Country Romance: Sweet Dreams Primary Artist
2006 Original Hits: The Country Edition Primary Artist
2006 San Antonio Rose [Collectables] Bob Wills Primary Artist
2006 Sings & Plays/In Concert Bob Wills Primary Artist
2006 The Best of Country Fiddle Primary Artist
2006 The Kings of Western Swing [Fuel 2000] Primary Artist
2005 Country Goes Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 1: The Old Guard Primary Artist
2005 Deep in the Heart of Texas - Country Classics Primary Artist
2005 Faded Love 1947-1973 Bob Wills Primary Artist
2005 I Left My Heart in Texas Primary Artist
2005 Kings of Western Swing [Pazzazz] Primary Artist
2005 Kings of Western Swing, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2005 Progressions: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar Primary Artist
2005 Radio Days Bob Wills Primary Artist
2005 Roots of Rockabilly, Vol. 1: 1950 Primary Artist
2005 Sounds Like Jimmie Rodgers Primary Artist
2005 That's What I Like About the West Primary Artist
2005 The Definitive Real Country Collection Maverick Country Primary Artist
2005 There Stands the Glass: Country Drinkin' Songs Primary Artist
2004 Artist's Choice: Willie Nelson Willie Nelson Primary Artist
2004 Bob Wills Special Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
2004 Cowboy Crooners Sing Songs of the West Primary Artist
2004 Cowboys & Western Swinging Hollywood Hillbilly Cowboys Primary Artist
2004 Singing Cowboys Of The Silver Screen Primary Artist
2004 Swinging Hollywood Hillbilly Cowboys [Box] Primary Artist
2004 The Best of Western Swing Primary Artist
2004 You Done Me Wrong: Vintage Country Cheating Songs 1929-1952 Primary Artist
2003 Country Roots [K-Tel] Primary Artist
2003 Country Swingtime Primary Artist
2003 King of Lonestar Swing Bob Wills Primary Artist
2003 Stompin' at the Honky Tonk Primary Artist
2003 The Christmas Country Collection Performer, Primary Artist
2003 The Great Bob Wills/Remembering...The Greatest Hits of Bob Wills Bob Wills Primary Artist
2003 The Ultimate Yodelling Collection Primary Artist
2002 Best of Country: Home on the Range Primary Artist
2002 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys 1932-1947 Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
2002 Country Hits of the Forties Performer, Primary Artist
2002 Country, Bluegrass and Mountain Music Primary Artist
2002 Golden Greats: Greatest Country Hits Performer, Primary Artist
2002 He's a Ding Dong Daddy Bob Wills Primary Artist
2002 Jole Blon Primary Artist
2002 Kings of Western Swing [Charly] Performer, Primary Artist
2002 Take Me Back to Tulsa [Proper Box] Bob Wills Primary Artist
2002 Vintage Country [Hho] Primary Artist
2001 American Roots Music [Box Set] Primary Artist
2001 Beyond Nashville: The Twisted Heart of Country Music Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Bob Wills [St. Clair] Bob Wills Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Boot Heel Drag: The MGM Years Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
2001 Cherokee Maiden Bob Wills Primary Artist
2001 Faded Love [Catfish] Bob Wills Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Get with It Bob Wills Primary Artist
2001 Just a Plain Old Country Boy Bob Wills Primary Artist
2001 Singing Cowboys in the Movies Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Take Me Back to Tulsa: The Original Columbia Recordings, Vol. 1 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
2001 That'll Flat Git It!, Vol. 9 Primary Artist
2001 That's Country [Golden Stars] Primary Artist
2001 The End of the Line Bob Wills Primary Artist
2001 Western Swing Texas: 1928-1944 Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Yonder Come the Blues Primary Artist
2000 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Bob Wills Bob Wills Performer, Primary Artist
2000 American Roots: A History of American Folk Music Performer, Primary Artist
2000 As Good As It Gets: Western Swing Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Hall of Fame Bob Wills Primary Artist
2000 San Antonio Rose [Bear Family] Bob Wills Arranger, Primary Artist
2000 Solid South: Western Swing On Los Angeles Radio 1950s Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Take Me Back to Tulsa Primary Artist
2000 Tennessee Saturday Night: The Rural Route to Rock 'N' Roll Primary Artist
2000 Timeless Treasures: Legends of Country Don Williams Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Western Swing [ASV/Living Era] Performer, Primary Artist
1999 50 Million Sellers Primary Artist
1999 American Roots: A History of American Folk Music [Disc 3] Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Country & Western Story Primary Artist
1999 Country Swing Essentials Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Country: The American Tradition Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Country: The Life, Times & Music Series Primary Artist
1999 Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: Eyes of Texas Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: Oakie Boogie Primary Artist
1999 Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: Playboy Stomp Primary Artist
1999 Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: Tobacco State Swing/ Various Primary Artist
1999 Exposed Roots: Country Legends Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Harmony Airshots 1953 Bob Wills Primary Artist
1999 Singin in the Saddle' Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Sony Music 100 Years: Soundtrack for a Century Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Swingwest!, Vol. 3: Western Swing Performer, Primary Artist
1998 26 All-Time Country Classics Performer, Primary Artist
1998 American Yodeling, 1911-1946 Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Isle of Golden Dreams Primary Artist
1998 The King of Western Swing: 25 Hits (1935-1945) Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1998 The Ultimate Collection Bob Wills Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Time to Remember 1948 Primary Artist
1997 Legends of Country Music: The Best of Austin City Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Mystery Train: Classic Railroad Songs, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Pure Country: Classic Country Performer, Primary Artist
1997 San Antonio Rose [Rhino] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1997 The Hits Bob Wills Primary Artist
1997 Western Swing [Life Times & Music] Band, Primary Artist
1996 Blues, Country & Western Style.... Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Don't Fence Me In: Western Music's Early Golden Era Primary Artist
1996 Heroes of Country Music, Vol. 1: Legends of Western Swing Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Legacy Bob Wills Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Country [Life, Times & Music] Primary Artist
1995 Hawaiian Music: Honolulu Hollywood Nashville 1927-1944 Primary Artist
1995 Hillbilly Fever, Vol. 1: Legends of Western Swing Primary Artist
1995 Howdy! 25 Hillbilly All-Time Greats Performer, Primary Artist
1995 San Antonio Rose & Other Hits Bob Wills Primary Artist
1995 Songs That Won the War, Vols. 1-5 Primary Artist
1995 Songs that Won the War, Vol. 3: Swing Primary Artist
1995 Strictly by Ear Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1995 The Best of Delta Records, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
1995 The Songs that Won the War, Vol. 2: Hollywood Canteen Primary Artist
1994 50 Years of Jazz Guitar Primary Artist
1994 All-Time Legends of Country Music Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Classic Western Swing Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1994 Country: Nashville-Dallas-Hollywood 1927/1942 Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Encore Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1994 Hillbilly Boogie Primary Artist
1994 Songs That Won the War: G.I. Jive Primary Artist
1994 Songs of the West, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Texas Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Texas Music, Vol. 2: Western Swing & Honky Tonk Performer, Primary Artist
1993 Country Music Classics, Vol. 14 (1940's) Performer, Primary Artist
1993 Country Music Classics, Vol. 15 (1950-55) Performer, Primary Artist
1993 Perfect World Marty Robbins Performer, Primary Artist
1993 Songs of the West Performer, Primary Artist
1992 Country Music Hall of Fame Series Bob Wills Primary Artist
1992 The Essential Bob Wills 1935-1947 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1991 Anthology 1935-1973 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1991 Bob Wills 1953 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1991 Guitar Player Presents: Legends of Guitar: Country, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1991 Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
1991 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 9: 1946-1947 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1991 Uncle Art Satherly: American Originals Art Satherley Primary Artist
1991 Western Swing on the Radio Performer, Primary Artist
1991 Words and Music of World War II Primary Artist
1991 Your Hit Parade: 1941 Performer, Primary Artist
1990 Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 1: The Golden Age Performer, Primary Artist
1990 Greatest Hits Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1990 Guitar Player Presents Legends of Guitar: Country, Vol. 1 Performer, Primary Artist
1990 In the Mood Bob Wills Primary Artist
1990 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 10: McKinney Sisters 1946 McKinney Sisters / Bob Wills Primary Artist, Performer
1990 Tiffany Transcriptions: For Collectors Only Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1989 24 Greatest Hits Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1988 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 8: More of the Best Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1987 Fiddle Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1987 King of Western Swing/Wills... [MCA] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1987 The Golden Era Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1987 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 6: Sally Goodin' Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1987 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 7: Keep Knockin' Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1986 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 2 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1986 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 3 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1986 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 4 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1986 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 5 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1985 1953 California Radio, Vol. 2 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1985 For Collectors, Vol. 2 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1985 Papa's Jumpin' MGM Years Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1985 Right or Wrong Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1985 Take Me Back to Tulsa [Delta] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1984 1953 California Radio, Vol. 1 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1984 Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 2: Honky Tonk Heroes Primary Artist
1984 For Collectors, Vol. 1 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1984 Rare Presto Transcriptions, Vol. 4 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1984 Rare Presto Transcriptions, Vol. 5 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1984 The Very Best of Bob Wills Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1983 1932-41 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1982 Historic Edition Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1982 Okeh Western Swing Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1982 On Stage Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1982 Rare Presto Transcriptions, Vol. 3 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1982 Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 1 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1981 31st Street Blues Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1981 Bob Wills [Time Life] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1980 More Rare Presto Transcriptions Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1980 Rare Presto Transcriptions Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1979 Lone Star Rag Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1978 Tiffany Transcriptions Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1977 The Best of Bob Wills [CBS] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1976 Remembering...The Greatest Hits of Bob Wills Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1976 Texas Country Performer, Primary Artist
1975 The Legendary Bob Wills Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1974 Fathers and Sons Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1974 For the Last Time Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1973 Bob Wills Anthology Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist, Performer
1972 The History of Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1971 A Tribute to Bob Wills Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1971 Legendary Masters Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1971 San Antonio Rose [Starday] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1971 The Last Picture Show Primary Artist
1970 Bob Wills in Person Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1970 The Bob Wills Story Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1969 Country Walk Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1969 The Greatest String Band Hits Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1969 Time Changes Everything Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1968 Here's That Man Again Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1967 From the Heart of Texas Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1967 King of Western Swing [Kapp] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1967 The Best of Bob Wills, Vol. 1 Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1966 Western Swing, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
1965 Keepsake Album #1 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1965 The Great Bob Wills Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1965 Western Swing Along Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1963 Bob Wills Sings & Plays Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1963 The Best of Bob Wills [Harmony] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1961 A Living Legend Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1961 Mr. Words & Mr. Music Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
195? Texas Playboys Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1957 Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys [Decca/MCA] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1956 Ranch House Favorites Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1955 Dance-O-Rama #2 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1953 Old Time Favorites Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1951 Bob Wills Roundup Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
1940: A Time To Remember The Classic Years Primary Artist
1941: A Time To Remember The Classic Years Primary Artist
1946: A Time To Remember The Classic Years Primary Artist
1948: A Time To Remember The Classic Years Primary Artist
20th Century Masters Collection: Best of Classic Country, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
Beginner's Guide to Americana Primary Artist
Big Band Salute: In the Mood Primary Artist
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys [Columbia] Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
Cold, Cold Heart: Early Bluegrass Heroes, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Collector Series Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
Drunk: 100 Smashed Hits Primary Artist
Golden Oldies Hit Series, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Greatest Hits of Texas Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
Hillbilly Cats, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
It's All In the Name: The Girls Primary Artist
Jukebox Favourites: Hits of the 30's & 40's Primary Artist
My Kind of Music: Country Gold Primary Artist
Nashville's Fiddlin' Man Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
Okeh Stomping Boogie: The Best of Western Swing Primary Artist
Oldies Hits A to Z, Vol. 5 Primary Artist
Radio Bob, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Roly Poly Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
Singin'in the Saddle, Songs of the American Cowboy Primary Artist
Songs of the Wild West [K-Tel] Primary Artist
Texas, Hollywood And Chicago 1940-1947 Bob Wills / Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
The Real...Country Collection Primary Artist
The King of Swing Bob Wills Primary Artist
The Kings of Country Primary Artist
Tiffany Transcriptions, Vols. 1-9 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
Transcriptions Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
Western Swing Best of Bob Wills and His Texas Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist
Yodellin' Yippee-i-o Primary Artist
Your Friendly King of Western Swing Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Primary Artist