Boxcar Willie

Boxcar Willie was a unique figure in country music, both as a self-made myth and as an artist who, after years of marginal dabbling at the genre’s fringes, transformed himself into an international sensation. With his rumpled bib-and-tucker overalls, scraggly beard and the ability to vocally deliver a piercing, pitch-perfect train whistle effect, the singer-guitarist represented an appealing host of bygone socio-cultural touchstones—steam locomotives, carefree tramps, old-time hillbilly music—and ultimately sold multi-millions of albums in the United States, Canada and Great Britain. A resolute... Read More

City Of Origin:
Sterret, Texas, United States
Genre:
Country, Traditional Country
Birthdate:
09/01/1931
Death date:
04/12/1999
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Tracks

Wabash Cannonball

Boxcar Willie, the Very Best Of
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Wreck of Old '97

Boxcar Willie, the Very Best Of
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Heaven

Boxcar Willie, the Very Best Of
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Boxcar Blues

Boxcar Willie, the Very Best Of
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Hank and the Hobo

Boxcar Willie, the Very Best Of
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Mule Train

Boxcar Willie, the Very Best Of
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Red River Valley

Boxcar Willie, the Very Best Of
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