The biggest hit for "Right or Wrong" came on April 28, 1984, when George Strait recorded the old Bob Wills song for his best-selling album of the same name (See Right or Wrong).The single from that album (MCA 52337) reached #1, staying on the charts for 12 weeks.
George Strait's success led to the songwriter, Haven Gillespie, receiving an ASCAP award in 1985 for writing the song.
"Ida Red" is an American traditional song of unknown origins that was made famous in the upbeat 1938 version by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. Wills' Ida Red served as the primary inspiration for Chuck Berry's first big hit Maybellene. It is chiefly identified by variations of the chorus:
Ida Red, Ida Red, I'm a plumb fool 'bout Ida Red.
Verses are unrelated, rather humorous, and free form, changing from performance to performance. Ida Red's identity is unknown, but is feminine in most uses.
The Texas Playboys - Boot Heel Drag Live on The Texas Connection.After forming a new band, The Playboys, and relocating to Waco, Wills found enough popularity there to decide on a bigger market. They left Waco in January 1934 for Oklahoma City. Wills soon settled the renamed Texas Playboys in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and began broadcasting noontime shows over the 50,000 watt KVOO radio station. Their 12:30–1:15 p.m. Monday–Friday broadcasts became a veritable institution in the region. Nearly all of the
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys, on Tv show.
Bob Wills is still the king. On this occasion he plays 5 songs on television.
San Antonio Rose (instrumental),Rose of Old Pawnee,Intrumental,Rock A Bye Baby Blues,Can’t Break a Heart without Killing the Soul and Take Me Back To Tulsa