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Turkey, Texas: Bob Wills Monument

Bob Wills was born in Turkey in 1905. A tall monument topped with twin fiddles honors his reign as "The King of Western Swing."

Main St., Turkey, TX
The tall monument stands at the western edge of town, on the south side of Hwy 86/Main St.
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Bob Wills Monument.

Bob Wills Monument

Monument to Bob Wills, the "King of Western Swing." An interesting memorial engraved with a biography of the town's native son.

[Jon, 11/28/2013]

The town of Turkey is also home to a Bob Wills Museum, an annual Bob Wills Reunion festival, and a lonely Bob Wills Tour Bus. The twin fiddles atop the monument are a symbol of Bob Wills' band, the Texas Playboys.

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