If you’ve been to Turkey, Texas, I’m sure you will agree that it is a town full of friendly people, and there could be no better place in the U.S.A. to host the annual Bob Wills Day Festival. Western Swing artists from all over the southwest converge for a couple of days of family friendly, boot scootin’, genuine Texas music. In the midst of all of it, I happen to find Buck and Rhoda Coghlan from Scottsdale, Arizona. They have single-handedly refurbished buildings and brought what appears to be Bob Wills Bus to be on permanent display in Turkey, Texas.
The story behind the bus parked in Turkey is to say the least, interesting, and Buck and Rhoda have earned a place in the on-going stories about the life and times of Bob Wills. Everyone in Turkey, Texas, appears to agree. One more thing — we at the Free Range Texan Podcast would like to apologize for the West Texas wind. Our state of the art digital recording microphones still do not handle it well. We will endeavor to overcome this situation in the future …. enjoy!
Thank you John Sanders for being there on the scene and shooting some great photographs.