Willie "Big Bo" Thomas, Jr.

Vocals, Saxophone

Date of Birth:  June 20, 1926    Forney, TX

Date of Death:  October 1, 2009    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Dallas - Fort Worth National Cemetery

                            2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy

                            Dallas, TX 75211

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Section 106 Site 766

SELECTED RECORDINGS
 

Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– Fuzzy / De De Dinah, Fuzzy (1008)

Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– Big Bo's Twist / Hully Gully, Now, Duchess (1013)

Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– It Keeps Rainin' / Cantina, Duchess (1016)

Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– Peacock Stomp / Well, Get It, Gay Shell Records (1002)

Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– Big Bo’s Iron Horse / Hully Gully, Gay Shel Records (701)

Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– The Frog / Delmonicos, Gay Shel Records (1003)

Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– How About It Part I / How About It Part II, Gay Shel Records (1111)

Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– Ascot Shuffle Part I / Ascot Shuffle Part II, Gay Shel Records (8068)

Big Bo And The Arrows featuring Fred Lowery - Thousand Miles Away / I Done Got Over It, Checker (1068) 

Fred Lowery with Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– Ride The Iron Horse / I'll Take Care Of You My Love, Cotillion (45-44084)

Fred Lowery with Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– I'm Sorry / You're Not Worth The Tears, Gay Shel Records (202)
Fred Lowery with Big Bo And The Arrows ‎– Work With Me Annie / Daddy's Baby, Gay Shel Records (7668)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Govenar, Alan. Meeting the Blues – The Rise of the Texas Sound. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995.

______. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

Greensmith, Bill, Mike Rowe, and Mark Camarigg. Blues Unlimited. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.

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