Cowboy Fiddler In Bob Wills' Band
Cowboy Fiddler in Bob Wills' Band
McWhorter, who began cowboying in 1948, also reveals his adventures and misadventures with horses, cattle and other cowboys’ days on the JA Ranch.
Frankie McWhorter grew up in Bob Wills Country (the Texas Panhandle) and bought his first fiddle with his cowboy wages in 1950. McWhorter later played with Clyde Chesser and the Texas Village Boys and the Miller Brothers Band before being asked to join Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys -- a band that had a tremendous impact on the country-western music field. McWhorter tells stories of touring with these bands and of his hours spent listening to Wills tell his stories. McWhorter, who began cowboying in 1948, also reveals his...