August 22, 2014 Record of the Day

Bob Wills was known as the “King of Western Swing.” Playing fiddle, Wills formed his band, the Texas Playboys, in 1934. Their hits began in the 1940s with songs like “San Antonio Rose” and “Stars and Stripes on Iwo Jima.” Their last biggest hits came in the 1950s with “Faded Love” and “Ida Red Likes the Boogie.” Bob Wills was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1968. The album “The Texas Playboys,” released on Antone records, is worth up to $200.00 today. Find the most up-to-date value of your records from Mighty John the Record Guy within 24 hours. Just click on “Online Appraisals” at the top of the page.

 

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