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Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys is a tribute album by American country group Asleep at the Wheel in memory of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys. It was released in March 2015 under Proper Records.

Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
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Compilation album by
ReleasedMarch 3, 2015 (2015-03-03)
GenreWestern Swing, Country
Length1:10:29
LabelProper
ProducerRay Benson
Sam Seifert
Asleep at the Wheel chronology
It's a Good Day
(2010)
Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
(2015)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic82/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleGuest PerformerLength
1."Texas Playboys Theme"Leon Rausch1:13
2."I Hear Ya Talkin'"Amos Lee3:28
3."The Girl I Left Behind Me"The Avett Brothers2:31
4."Trouble in Mind"Lyle Lovett4:07
5."Keeper of My Heart"Merle Haggard and Emily Gimble3:32
6."I Can't Give You Anything but Love"Kat Edmonson and Ray Benson3:18
7."Tiger Rag"Old Crow Medicine Show2:55
8."What's the Matter With the Mill"Pokey LaFarge3:06
9."Navajo Trail"Willie Nelson and The Quebe Sisters3:05
10."Silver Dew on the Blue Grass Tonight"Del McCoury Band3:27
11."Faded Love"The Time Jumpers4:20
12."South of the Border (Down Mexico Way)"George Strait4:13
13."I Had Someone Else Before I Had You"Elizabeth Cook2:45
14."My Window Faces the South"Brad Paisley2:32
15."Time Changes Everything"Buddy Miller3:37
16."A Good Man Is Hard to Find"Carrie Rodriguez and Emily Gimble2:36
17."Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas"Robert Earl Keen and Ray Benson3:25
18."Brain Cloudy Blues"Jamey Johnson and Ray Benson4:20
19."Bubbles in My Beer"Devil Makes Three2:38
20."It's All Your Fault"Katie Shore2:54
21."Twin Guitar Special"Tommy Emmanuel, Brent Mason and Billy Briggs4:04
22."Bob Wills Is Still the King"Shooter Jennings, Randy Rogers and Reckless Kelly2:23

Commercial performanceEdit

The album debuted on the Top Country Albums chart at No. 14 and No. 187 on the Billboard 200, selling 3,900 for the week in the US.[3] It rose to No. 11 on the Top Country Albums chart in its third week, selling 8,600 in three weeks.[4] The album has sold 24,600 copies in the US as of August 2015.[5]

ChartsEdit

Chart (2015) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[6] 187
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[7] 11
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[8] 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Metacritic Review". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2015-03-28.
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "AllMusic Review". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2015-03-28.
  3. ^ Matt Bjorke (March 11, 2015). "Country Album Chart Report For March 11, 2015". Roughstock. Figure given here
  4. ^ Matt Bjorke (March 25, 2015). "Country Album Chart Report For March 25, 2015". Roughstock. Sales figure given here
  5. ^ Bjorke, Matt (August 24, 2015). "Country Album Chart Report for August 24, 2015". Roughstock. Sales figure given here
  6. ^ "Asleep at the Wheel Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Asleep at the Wheel Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "Asleep at the Wheel Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard.