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Can't find a less fuzzy clip, and no date available, but you can get a few good views of Bob Wills'  guitar picker.so....

Who was he, and what's the guitar he's pickin'?

Not a quiz.  I'd really like to know.  [wink]

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Leon McAuliffe, most likely. 

If they used Bob's players, and not movie extras. 
Not sure about the guitar. 

Tough to tell with that film quality. 

Thanks for sharing that. 
I love old western swing music. 

One of my favorite acts in that genre is John England and the Western Swingers. 

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I would imagine it's a very early model Gibson electric.  Mostly because I'm not sure when this performance was filmed and not sure when Epiphone or Gretsch started making electric guitars.

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22 hours ago, sparquelito said:

Leon McAuliffe, most likely. 

If they used Bob's players, and not movie extras. 
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Bob and the band appeared in a dozen or so movies.  A movie title and/or a date would be helpful.  Leon McAuliffe was mainly a steel guitar guy but he did play guitar as well.  I don't think he played with Bob much after the start of WWII.

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I saw that film a couple of days before my post on TCM.  But I "surfed" into it after it began and missed any opening credits that might have had a date displayed.  It wasn't in or at the end of any movie they were showing as the movie displayed on "info"  was much newer than the clip looked, and one I've seen before and was in color.  It was one of their in between movies "fillers".

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