Trio Country US formé en 1932 et composé de Guy Willis (né James Ulysses, le 5 Juillet 1915 à Alex (Arkansas)), Skeeter Willis (né Charles Ray Clayton Willis, le 20 Décembre 1917 à Coalton (Oklahoma)) et Vic Willis (né John Victor Willis, le 31 Mai 1922 à Schulter (Oklahoma)). Guy est mort le 13 Avril 1981, Skeeter, le 28 Janvier 1976 et Vic le 15 Janvier 1995.

Talents : Guy : Guitar, Vocalss, Emcee - Skeeter : Fiddle, Vocalss - Vic : Accordion, Piano, Vocalss

Style musical : Western Swing, Western

GIVE ME FORTY ACRES (1953)

BIG DADDY (1961)

DIESEL SMOKE ON DANGER ROAD (1968)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10

DISCOGRAPHY

78 t., Singles & EP

07/1947 78 t. MERCURY 6042 (US) . WILLIS BROTHERS & The OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Came The Dawn / Old Indians Never Die
12/1947 78 t. MERCURY 6071 (US) . I Don't Know (WILLIS BROTHERS) / Wrangler Boogie (WILLIS BROTHERS & The OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS)
05/1948 78 t. MERCURY 6102 (US) . My Pillow Knows  (WILLIS BROTHERS & The  OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS) / I Miss Ole Oklahoma ( OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS)
07/1948 78 t. MERCURY 6114 (US) . The Waltz And The Tennessee Moon (WILLIS BROTHERS) / Poor Boy (WILLIS BROTHERS & The OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS)
10/1948 78 t. MERCURY 6133 (US) . Monogahela Valley (WILLIS BROTHERS & The OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS) / Darling, Please Forgive And Forget (OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS)
10/1950 78 t. MERCURY 6283 (US) .

Wrangler Boogie (WILLIS BROTHERS & The OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS) /Open Up That Door, Hiram (PRAIRIE RAMBLERS)

10/1950 SP. MERCURY 6283-X45 (US) . Wrangler Boogie (WILLIS BROTHERS & The OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS) /Open Up That Door, Hiram (PRAIRIE RAMBLERS)
12/1950 78 t. RCA VICTOR 20-0420 (US) . Guy WILLIS & OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Down Yonder / Back Up And Push
12/1950 SP RCA VICTOR 48-0420 (US) . Guy WILLIS & OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Down Yonder / Back Up And Push
02/1951 78 t. RCA VICTOR 20-0421 (US) . Guy WILLIS & OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Soldier's Joy / Flop Eared Mule
02/1951 SP RCA VICTOR 48-0421 (US) . Guy WILLIS & OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Soldier's Joy / Flop Eared Mule
04/1951 78 t. RCA VICTOR 20-0442 (US) . Guy WILLIS & OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Shine, Shave, Shower / Look What Thoughts Will Do
04/1951 SP RCA VICTOR 48-0442 (US) . Guy WILLIS & OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Shine, Shave, Shower / Look What Thoughts Will Do
11/1952 78 t. RCA VICTOR 20-5057 (US) .

I May Be Lonesome / Flyin' Saucer Baby

11/1952 SP RCA VICTOR 47-5057 (US) . I May Be Lonesome / Flyin' Saucer Baby
02/1953 78 t. RCA VICTOR 20-5157 (US) . Somebody Mentioned Your Name / Alimony
02/1953 SP RCA VICTOR 47-5157 (US) . Somebody Mentioned Your Name / Alimony
1953 SP STARDAY 112 (US) . Give Me Forty Acres (To Turn This Rig Around) / Truck Driver's Queen
1954 78 t. CORAL 64175 (US) . Long Gone / Eat A Little More
1954 SP CORAL 9-64175 (US) . Long Gone / Eat A Little More
09/1954 78 t. CORAL 64184 (US) . Lonesome Polecat / Who Ppptt Tobacky (On Tessie's Wedding Gown?)
09/1954 SP CORAL 9-64184 (US) . Lonesome Polecat / Who Ppptt Tobacky (On Tessie's Wedding Gown?)
11/1954 78 t. CORAL 61285 (US) . Honey Bee / Hillbilly Gaucho
11/1954 SP CORAL 9-64285 (US) . Honey Bee / Hillbilly Gaucho
1959 SP STARDAY 45-467 (US) . Old Birmingham Jail / So Remember Me
09/1960 SP STARDAY 45-518 (US) . WILLIS BROTHERS & The OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Billy The Kid / Pretty Diamonds
12/1960 SP STARDAY 45-532 (US) . Little Footprints In The Snow / Y'All Come
07/1961 SP STARDAY 45-555 (US) . Everlovin' Dixieland / Tattooed Lady
12/1961 SP STARDAY 45-570 (US) . Big Daddy / It's The Miles
05/1962 SP STARDAY 592 (US) . Sally's Bangs / Honey, Do You Love Your Man
10/1962 SP STARDAY 604 (US) . Morning Glory / Yankee Dollar
1962 SP STARDAY 874 (US) . Buyin' Popcorn / A Thousand Acres
04/1963 SP STARDAY 625 (US) . Pvt. Lee / Axe Cabin
10/1963 SP STARDAY 645 (US) . Truck Driver's Queen / Who's Next On Your List
1963 SP STARDAY 7006 (US) .

Truck Driver's Queen (WILLIS BROTHERS) / Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves (Bobby SYKES)

1963 SP STARDAY 812 (US) . Somebody Knows / The End Of The Road
02/1964 SP STARDAY 661 (US) . Linda Do The Bubble Up Pt. 1 / Linda Do The Bubble Up Pt. 2
02/1964 SP STARDAY 662 (US) . Linda Do The Bubble Up Pt. 1 / Wash Up
06/1964 SP STARDAY 681 (US) . Give Me Forty Acres (To Turn This Rig Around) / Gonna Buy Me A Juke Box
12/1964 SP STARDAY 703 (US) . WILLIS BROTHERS - Blazing Smokestacks / Too Early To Get Up
1964 SP STARDAY 7012 (US) . The Wild Side Of Life (WILLIS BROTHERS & Helen CARTER) - The Wild Side Of Life / Slipping Around (Gene MARTIN & June STEARNS)
1964 EP STARDAY SEP 240 (US)

Christmas Songs Country Style - Y’All Come (Willis Brothers) /  Christmas Love Song (Red Sovine) / Droopy Little Christmas Tree (Benny Martin) / Hitch Up The Wagon (Willis Brothers) / Is There Really A Santa Claus (Red Sovine) / Jingle Jill And Jangle Joe (Willis Brothers)

04/1965 SP STARDAY 713 (US) . A Six Foot Two By Four / Strange Old Town
1965 SP STARDAY 604 (US) . Morning Glory / Yankee Dollar
1965 SP STARDAY 848 (US) . Diesel Driving Donut Dunkin' Dan / A Moonlight Ride In A Diesel
10/1965 SP STARDAY 730 (US) . Pinball Anonymous / When I Came Driving Through
01/1966 SP STARDAY 748 (US) .

Swing 'Til My Rope Breaks / Love Thy Neighbor

03/1966 SP STARDAY 760 (US) . Three Sheets In The Wind / Waltzing With Sin
08/1966 SP STARDAY 782 (US) . Ain't It Funny / Goin' To Town
1966 SP STARDAY 8016 (US) . Tattooed Lady / + Lattie MOORE
01/1967 SP STARDAY 796 (US) . Bob / Show Her Lots Of Gold
1967 SP STARDAY 748 (US) . Swing 'Til My Rose Breaks / Love Thy Neighbor
06/1967 SP STARDAY 812 (US) . Somebody Knows My Dog / The End Of The Road
01/1968 SP STARDAY 830 (US) . Ode To Big Joe / Drivin's In My Blood
10/1968 SP STARDAY 848 (US) . Moonlight Drive In A Diesel / Diesel Drivin' Donut Dunkin' Dan
01/1969 SP STARDAY 45-863 (US) . Alcohol And No. 2 Diesel / My Ramblin' Boy
07/1969 SP STARDAY 45-874 (US) . Buyin' Popcorn / A Thousand Acres
1969 SP STARDAY 625 (US) . Private Lee / Ax Cabin
01/1970 SP STARDAY 45-884 (US) . Cold North Wind / Gypsy Rose And Me
1970 SP STARDAY 45-903 (US) . Nashville Ace In The Hole / There Goes The Farm
02/1971 SP STARDAY 45-923 (US) . For The Good Times / Women's Liberation
1971 SP STARDAY 45-938 (US) . It's Time To Say Goodbye Again / What's This World Coming To
1971 SP STARDAY 45-8027 (US) . Give Me Forty Acres (To Turn This Rig Around) / Truck Driver's Queen
11/1972 SP MGM K 14455 (US) .

Cool Water / Hey, Lady Godiva

10/1973 SP MGM K 14664 (US) .

Truck Stop / Bow-Legged Sally

1973 SP STARDAY 45-962 (US) . John Told Jack / Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me
1975 SP GUSTO SG-112 (US) . Give Me 40 Acres / Truck Drivers Queen
1978 SP GUSTO GT4-2043 (US) . Give Me Forty Acres (To Turn This Rig Around) / Truck Driver's Queen

Albums

1962 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-163 (US) THE WILLIS BROTHERS IN ACTION - Everlovin' Dixieland / Pretty Diamonds / Old Chisholm Trail / Jack O'Diamonds / Billy The Kid / It's The Miles / Black Jack David / Y'all Come / Blood On The Saddle / Big Daddy / Little Footprints In The Snow / Roving Gambler / Tattooed Lady / Patonia
1963 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-229 (US) THE CODE OF THE WEST - (OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS) - Wagon Train / Cimarron (Roll On) / Cool Water / Rye Whiskey - That Pioneer Mother Of Mine / Buffalo Gals / Cody Of The Pony Express - Streets Of Laredo / Tumbling Tumbleweeds / Missouri / Red River Valley - I've Been Working On The Railroad / I Still Do / Strawberry Roan / Ace In The Hole / Battle Hymn Of The Republic
1965 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-323 (US) GIVE ME FORTY ACRES "To Turn This Rig Around" - Truck Stop Cutie / One Thousand Acres / Wheels A Turnin' / I Just Broke Up With My Baby / When I Come Driving Thru / Too Early To Get Up / Give Me Forty Acres / Love Avenue / Blazing Smoke Stack / Strange Old Town / Truck Driving Sam / Gonna Buy Me A Jukebox
1965 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-353 (US) ROAD STOP - JUKEBOX HITS - Pinball Anonymours / Gotta Have My Baby All The Time / Private Lee From Tennessee / Woke Up Love And Warmed Over Coffee / Credit Card / Y'all Come / Six Foot Two By Four / Who's Next On Your List / Gonna Swing Till My Rope Breaks / Love Thy Neighbor / Dig A Little Deeper / Satisfied Mind
1965 LP 12" HILLTOP JS-6035 (US) THE SENSATIONAL WILLIS BROTHERS - Footprints In The Snow / Axe Cabin / Billy The Kid / Patonia / Morning Glory / Pretty Diamons / Blood On The Saddle / Sally's Bangs / Black Jack David / Tattooed Lady
1966 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-369 (US) THE WILD SIDE OF LIFE - Wild Side Of Life / Color Of The Blues / Good Girl Bad / I'm Ragged But I'm Right / Room Across The Hall / Pretty Diamonds / Invitation To The Blues / Nobody's Business / Three Sheets In The Wind / When The Lights Go Dim Downtown / Don't Let My Glass Run Dry / Waltzing With Sin
1966 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-387 (US) GOIN' TO TOWN - Don't Let Me Do It / One Man's Sugar / Ruby Ann / Soft Shoulders / Bringing Mary Home / Ain't It Funny / Pay Pay Pay / Behind The Footlights / She's My Antibiotic / Show Her Lots Of Gold / Diamonds For Ruby / Goin' To Town
1967 LP 12" Nashville NLP-2040 (US) TRAVELIN' AND TRUCK DRIVER HITS - Blazing Smoke Stack / Convoy In The Sky / Hi Ballin' / Truck Stop Cutie / When I Come Driving Thru / Truck Driving Sam / Long Haul Weekend / Gear Shiftin' / Wheels A Turning / Truck Driver's Queen
1967 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-403 (US) BOB - Bob / Too Hot To Handle / End Of The Road / Goodbye New Orleans / Rosebuds And You / Drivin' In My Blood / Ring Of Fire / Weekend Willie / You Are The One / I Found My Girl In The USA / Stick Your Finger In A Glass Of Water / Miller's Cave
1968 LP 12" Nashville NLP-2053 (US) Y'ALL COME / SATISFIED MIND - Private Lee From Tennessee / Waltzing With Sin / Diesel Smoke On Danger Road / Pretty Diamonds / Satisfied Mind / Y'all Come / Good Girl Bad / Gonna Buy Me Jukebox / Who's Next On Your List / Nobody's Business
1968 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-428 (US) HEY MR. TRUCK DRIVER - Moonlight Ride In A Diesel / White Lines And Roadside Signs / Too Many Stops / Motorcycle Bill / Old Sleeper Cab / I'm Quitting While I'm Still Alive / Diesel Drivin' Donut Dunkin' Dan / Only Shoulder / Truck Driver Blues / Highway Patrol / Pineball Anonymous / Alcohol And No 2 Diesel
1969 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-442 (US) BUMMIN' AROUND WITH THE WILLIS BROTHERS - Gypsy Rose And Me / Hit In The Head With A Nite Club / Ramblin' Boy / There Goes The Farm / They Covered Up The Ole Swimmin' Hole / Bob / Bummin' Around / Nashville's Ace In The Hole / Be Glad / Blues Stay Away From Me / Cold North Wind / Boy Named Sue
1970 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-466 (US) THE BEST OF THE WILLIS BROTHERS - Give Me Forty Acres / Ring Of Fire / Gonna Buy Me A Jukebox / Somebody Knows My Dog / Private Lee / Bob / There Goes My Farm / Buying Popcorn / Nashville's Ace In The Hole / Six Foot Two By Four / Ode To Big Joe / Blues Stay Away From Me
1971 LP 12" STARDAY SLP-473 (US) FOR THE GOOD TIMES - For The Good Times / John Told Back / Signed Sealed And Delivered / These Are My Kind Of People / Something / She's Living In Sin / You Make My Heart Want A Dip Of Snuff / I Still Do / Women's Liberation / Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me / Eighty Horses Ago / I'll Sail My Ship Alone
1977 LP 12" CMH 6212 (US) THE SINGING COWBOY RIDES AGAIN - Johnny BOND & The WILLIS BROTHERS - One More Ride / Along The Navajo Trail / Sky Ball Paint / Silver On The Sage / San Antonio Rose / Last Roundup / Ghost Riders In The Sky / Sioux City Sue / Streets Of Laredo / Goin' Back To Texas / Empty Saddles
1977 LP 12" CMH 6213 (US) THE RETURN OF THE SWINGING COWBOY - Johnny BOND & The WILLIS BROTHERS - Cimarron / Idaho / Cowboy's Dream / High Noon / Boots And Saddle / Cool Water / Rollin' Plains / Take Me Back To Tulsa / South Of The Border / Happy Cowboy / Red River Valley / Back In The Saddle Again
1982 LP 12" MASTERPIECE MLP-204 (GER) THE WILLIS BROTHERS (OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS) - Who Pptt Tobacky (On Tessie's Wedding Gown) / Lonesome Polecat / Long Gone / Eat A Little More / Waltz And That Tennessee Moon / Poor Boy / Darling Please Forgive And Forget / Monogahela Valley / Warm Beer And A Cold Cold Woman / If I Should Need You (Would You Say Yes) / Country Kisses / I Know You'll Never Change / Slow Horses Fast Women / You're The Worm That Used To Be The Apple Of My Eye / Shine Shave Shower / Look What Thoughts Will Do
1983 LP 12" AUDIOGRAPH AA-6021 (US) AUDIOGRAPH ALIVE - Cool Water / Woman Like You / Always On My Mind / I Don't Care / Homecoming / Couldn't Live Without Your Love / Faded Love / Shenandoah / Way I Am / Colorado
1987 CD DELUXE DLX-7809 (US) 24 GREAT TRUCK DRIVIN' HITS - Old Sleeper Cab / Alcohol And No 2 Diesel / Blazing Smokestack / Give Me Forty Acres / It's The Miles / Big Daddy / Diesel Smoke On Danger Road / Rye Whiskey / Pony Express / When I Come Driving Thru / Wheels A Turning / Drivin's In My Blood / Truck Driving Sam / Motorcycle Bill / Ode To Billie Joe / Truck Driver's Blues / Highway Patrol / Long Haul Weekend / Truck Driver's Queen / White Lines And Roadside Signs / Only Shoulder / Diesel Drivin' Donut Dunkin' Dan / Soft Shoulders And Dangerous Curves / Moonlight Ride In A Diesel
09/1999 CD FIRST GENERATION 6 (US) THE VIC WILLIS TRIO - STAR OF THE GRAND OLE OPRY - Couldn't Live Without Your Love / A Woman Like You / Especially You / Old Flames Can't Hold A Candle To You / If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body (Would You Hold It Against Me) / American Trilogy / Shenandoah / Colorado / Last Cheater's Waltz / The Homecoming
2004 CD CATTLE CCD-0290 (GER) THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE WILLIS BROTHERS - Alimony / Back Up And Push / Came The Dawn / Candy In A Room With A Baby / Down Yonder / Gettin' High Feelin' Low Over You / Green Back Dollar / Hoot Owl Boogie / I Can't Go On This Way / I Don't Know / I Just Want To Be With You / If I Should Need You (Would You Say Yes) / Old Indians Never Die / Poor Boy / Savannah River Rag / Somebody Mentioned Your Name / The Waltz And That Tennessee Moon / Unahppy New Year / Warm Beer And A Cold Cold Woman / Wrangler Boogie / You Don't Have To Worry / You Don't Want Me
04/2007 CD BACM D-190 (UK) HILLBILLY RHYTHM OF THE OKLAHOMA WRANGLERS - Who Pptt Tobacky (On Tessie's Wedding Gown) / Lonesome Polecat / Long Gone / Eat A Little More / Darling Please Forget And Forgive / Monogehela Valley / Country Kisses / I Know You'll Never Change / Slow Horses Fast Women / Poor Boy / You're The Worm That Used To Be The Apple Of My Eye / Shine Shave Shower / Look What Thoughts Will Do / Hillbilly Rhythm / If You Want The Rainbow You've Gotta Have The Rain / Flop Eared Mule / Soldier's Joy / Drive My Blues Away / I Didn't Mean To Tell You / I'm Sorry If That's The Way You Feel / Farther And Farther Apart / I May Be Lonesome / Flying Saucer Baby / Back Up And Push
2008 CD GUSTO GT7-0841-2 (US) 20 GREAT TRUCK DRIVIN' SONGS - Give Me Forty Acres / It’s The Miles / Big Daddy (Is Alabama Bound) / Blazing Smokestack / Diesel Smoke On Danger Road / Convoy In The Sky / Drivin’s In My Blood / Gear Shiftin’ / Highway Patrol / Long Haul Weekend / Hi Ballin’ / Truck Driver’s Queen / Diesel Drivin’ Donut Dunkin’ Dan / Soft Shoulders And Dangerous Curves / Wheels A-Turning / Truck Stop Cutie / When I Come Driving Through / Truck Driving Sam / Motorcycle Bill / End Of The Road

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