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Wills and the Texas Playboys recorded with several publishers and companies, including Vocalion , Okeh , Columbia , and MGM , frequently moving. In 1950, he had two Top 10 hits, "Ida Red Likes The Boogie" and " Faded Love ", which were his last hits for a decade. Throughout the 1950s, he struggled with poor health and tenuous finances, but continued to perform frequently despite the decline in popularity of his earlier music as rock and roll took over. Wills had a heart attack in 1962 and a second one the next year, which forced him to disband the Playboys although Wills continued to perform solo.

Western Swing became the official state music of Texas on June 17, 2011 when Governor Rick Perry signed Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 35…

Wills was born in Cleveland, Tennessee . His family later moved to Blue Ridge, Georgia . [1] In his teenage years, Wills played in garage bands , taking inspiration from rock groups such as Bon Jovi . [1] During his young adulthood, however, he began to take an interest in country music. He entered a local talent contest in Marietta, Georgia , at age 17, and after winning the contest, he began to perform locally. [1] From there, he went to work as a demo singer in Atlanta, Georgia , before doing the same in Nashville, Tennessee . While in Nashville, he was discovered by record producers Carson Chamberlain and Keith Stegall , who helped him sign to a recording contract with Mercury Records Nashville . [1]


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