Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, Tommy Duncan, Leon McAuliffe And His Cimarron Boys - San Antonio Rose, Steel Guitar Rag album mp3
After the initial breakup in 1965, the band continued performing briefly "The Texas Playboys", led by Leon Rausch. The would reunite again as The Original Texas Playboys Under The Direction Of Leon McAuliffe from 1973-1986, until the death of pianist Al Stricklin. At that point, Leon Rausch and Tommy Allsup purchased the rights to use the name "Bob Wills' Texas Playboys" from Betty Wills and continued touring.
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Album · 2006 · 16 Songs. His later recordings are also good, but hardly as indicative of the time. Just try for instance not to smile after hearing Leon McAuliffe pick and slide his lap steel alongside a swinging saxophone on "Steel Guitar Ra. And "Red Hot Gal Of Mine" recalls the kind of animated music that often accompanied prewar Disney cartoons where both people and animals alike danced with one hand on their hip and the other shaking an index finger in the air to the rhythm.
In September 1935, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys recorded their first. songs in a makeshift recording studio in an old Dallas Warehouse. point on, The Texas Playboys became an overnight sensation and recorded. prolifically and made such classics as "Steel Guitar Rag", "Maiden's. Prayer", "Take Me Back to Tulsa" and Wills' signature song, "San Antonio. The Texas Playboys always had fine. singers like Tommy Duncan and Leon McAuliffe, and Wills punctuated the tunes with jive talking, falsetto asides and cries of "Ah-ha!" He'd call out. soloists by name and instrument, good-naturedly goading them on to. rollicking solo performances. In terms of personnel, The Texas Playboys expanded and contracted over the. years, according to Wills' desires and the whims of the market.
Remarkable too are how many songs here, now regarded as beloved American standards, were first cut by the Texas Playboys; among them are "San Antonio Rose," "Steel Guitar Rag," "Take Me Back to Tulsa," "Trouble in Mind," "Miss Molly," "New San Antonio Rose," "Spanish Two Step," and many others. All of them are infused with the bristling energy, sizzling intent, and good humor and charisma of the bandleader . What's The Use To Take You Back Again (2:39) 16. Deep Water (2:59) 17. Have I Stayed Away Too Long (2:46) 18. Cimarron (4:05) 19. Stardust (3:35) 20. My Buddy (2:07) 21.
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys – New San Antonio Rose. Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys – You're From Texas. Bob Willis & His Texas Playboys – Texas Playboy Rag. 2:56. Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys – Trouble In Mind. Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys – Texas Playboy Rag. 2:18. Bob Wills – Liza Pull Down the Shades.
Today, Bob Wills' "New San Antonio Rose" is widely regarded as a classic of the country music genre. However, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys used the song to push against the boundaries of western swing and country music to produce the band's first national hit in 1938. Eighty years later, the song is still arresting with its peppy swing rhythm, forlorn lyrics and - on the Texas Playboys' recording, a ripping steel guitar solo. Wills initially brought the band together in 1934, leading the band while playing fiddle
|A1||San Antonio Rose|
|A2||Time Changes Everything|
|A3||Water Baby Boogie|
|A5||Bubbles In My Beer|
|B1||Steel Guitar Rag|
|B3||Orange Blossom Special|
|B4||Walkin' The Floor Over You|
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