Music: Asleep At The Wheel pays tribute to Bob Wills again

Today marks the arrival of a collection of songs by the most famous  Western Swing band of the past covered by the best one of today… along with some mighty talented friends. Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys by Asleep At The Wheel features 23 cuts, including some of the best songs of this genre. Bob Wills was one of the founding fathers of Western Swing and eventually even found his way into the Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame. Asleep At The Wheel, is today’s version of this iconic band. Formed in 1970 by Ray Benson, who grew up in Philadelphia, Asleep at The Wheel has created two previous Bob Wills tribute albums: A Tribute to the Music of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys in 1993 and Ride with Bob in 1999. Also on this new CD are the likes of Kat Edmonson, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Lyle Lovette, The Old Crow Medicine Show and George Strait. $12.99 on iTunes. $10 on Amazon.