House, Mr and Mrs Ed 1969-06-04

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The Houses recall Bob Wills and the Wills family in the years before Bob became a well-known personality.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Ed House

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: June 4, 1969

Location: Turkey, Texas

Interviewer: Charles Townsend

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Bob Wills bought chewing tobacco from Ed House (early 1930s), Wills family played for dances, Wills home, Rented sandy farm, W. Lee O’Daniel and the Light Crust Doughboys, Wills educated at Weatherby, Some Wills relatives in Memphis Texas, Musical talent natural, "Ah-ha" in Bob Wills’ music, Wills family, Mother, Children (8 or 9), Religion in Wills’ life, Doc Garner.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1920s-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1920s-1930s

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