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Wills, Billy Jack

Born 1926 in Memphis, Texas. Brother of Bob and Johnnie Lee Wills. Died in 1991.

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Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
4 Star (Calif.) X-11  Borderline Label shot Song sample Roped And Tied — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band / Vocal By Billy Jack Wills 4049 Bullet Lenox CD 1016 (#9)
Bullet Orbit CD 5907 (#9)
Bullet TRG CD 505 105 (#27)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Water Baby Boogie – (instr.) — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band 4045 Bullet Lenox CD 1016 (#10)
Bullet Orbit CD 5907 (#10)
 
 
4 Star (Calif.) X-18  Borderline Label shot Song sample Tobacco Chewing Boogie — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band / Vocal By Billy Jack Wills 4077  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Lilly Dale — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band / Vocal By Billy Jack Wills 4075  
1955/Apr. 9
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K11966  Pertinent Label shot Song sample There's Good Rockin' Tonight — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band 55-XY-12 Bullet Bear Family CD 15789 (#20)
Bullet GVC CD 2016 (#47)
Bullet One Day Music CD 139 (#32)
Bullet Pan American CD 56022 (#26)
Bullet TRG CD 505 105 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Red Mittens — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band 55-XY-9 Bullet TRG CD 505 105 (#10)
1956/Jan. 28
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12172  Pertinent Label shot Song sample All She Wants To Do Is Rock — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band 55-XY-71 Bullet Bear Family CD 15789 (#26)
Bullet Chief CD 1156511 [1st] (#10)
Bullet One Day Music CD 139 (#16)
Bullet Revival LP 4003 (#2)
Bullet TRG CD 505 105 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Label shot When A New Love Is Born (An Old Love Dies) — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band 55-XY-70 Bullet TRG CD 505 105 (#14)
1957/Sept.
(Bb est.)
MGM (N.Y.) K12559  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Troubles (Those Lonesome Kind) — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band 56-XY-168 Bullet Doghouse CD 002 (#22)
Bullet Pan American CD 56009 (#21)
Bullet Revival LP 4003 (#3)
Bullet TRG CD 505 105 (#19)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Not Very Long — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band 56-XY-166 Bullet TRG CD 505 105 (#20)

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Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1988Revival 4003LPRockabilly Boogie - Rare Items, Vol. 3
1995Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156511 [1st]CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 11
Lenox (France) 1016CDHillbilly Rock, Vol. 3
1996Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15789CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 7
TRG (Netherlands) 505 105CDThere's Good Rockin' Tonight / Billy Jack Wills
2008GVC 2016CDHonky Tonkin' Rhythm
Pan American (Switzerland) 56022CDShe Got Eyes
2011One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 139CDEssential Rockabilly: The MGM Story
year?Doghouse 002CDCowboy Hit Parade, Vol. 2
Orbit (United States) 5907CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 7
Pan American (Switzerland) 56009CDHey Mama


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Gerd Miller, Al Turner


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