Bob Willis

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Merle Haggard at Billy Bob's, 6/28/14

    Merle Haggard Billy Bob's Texas, Fort Worth Saturday, June 28, 2014 Country music is built on a bedrock of incredible artists like Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, but you'd be an idiot to not consider the tremendous influence of everyone's favorite former felon, Merle Haggard. His career has cer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2011

    Thirty Years Later, The History of Western Swing in 26 Minutes as Told by Johnny Gimble

    Via.Johnny Gimble and Bob Wills, circa '64​What you'll find after the jump was posted to Vimeo only a few hours ago: a cleaned-up version version of Ken Harrison's 1981 doc on Western Swing fiddle-playing legend Johnny Gimble titled, simply, Gimble's Swing. The film, made for the Tennessee Folklor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    First Presbyterian's Pastor, Rev. Joe Clifford, on the Possibilities For 508 Park Avenue

    Justin Terveen​This morning, First Presbyterian Church of Dallas's senior pastor, the Rev. Dr. Joseph J. Clifford, left a comment in Monday's item concerning the church's pending purchase of 508 Park Avenue, the beleaguered downtown site in which Robert Johnson, Bob Willis and, legend has it, Char ... More >>

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    November 30, 2006

    It Was the Art!

    See a vast Conspiracy at the Longhorn Ballroom

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2006

    Oh, Norah

    When is the new Norah Jones CD not the new Norah Jones CD? When it's credited to The Little Willies, a band consisting of Jones on vocals and piano (duh), Richard Julian offering remarkably Lyle Lovett-like vocals and guitar, Lee Alexander on bass, Jim Campilongo on electric guitar and Dan Rieser on ... More >>