SAN ANTONIO ROSE

Latest update on 05/05/2017

Artist: Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
Author: Bob Wills
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1938

Instrumental, apart from Wills' exaltations. Using the melody of Wills' older fiddle tune Spanish Two Step ('35). The chord changes are identical in reverse.

Covers:

1939:

Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers

1940:

Bob Wills [as New San Antonio Rose for OKeh; vocal: Tommy Duncan]

1940:

Bing Crosby [idem; top 10 US with his brother Bob's Orchestra]

1942:

Spike Jones & His City Slickers

1951:

Jo Stafford [idem]

1954:

Chet Atkins

1956:

Les Paul & Mary Ford

1956:

Hank Snow

1959:

Ernest Tubb

1960:

Pat Boone

1961:

Patsy Cline

1961:

Floyd Cramer [top 10 US & C&W]

1961:

Mills Brothers

1962:

Johnny & The Hurricanes

1962:

Ray Price

1962:

George Jones

1963:

Ventures

1964:

Faron Young

1966:

Mother Maybelle Carter

1966:

Willie Nelson

1968:

Amigos De Musica Band

1968:

Ace Cannon

1969:

Ferlin Husky

1970:

Merle Haggard

1974:

Leo Kottke [in medley with America The Beautiful]

1976:

John Denver

1976:

Commander Cody

1983:

Flaco Jimenez

1990:

Asleep At The Wheel

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