Image Source: Wikipedia

Cindy Walker

Cindy Walker (July 20, 1918 – March 23, 2006) was an American songwriter, as well as a country music singer and dancer. As a songwriter Walker was responsible for many popular and enduring songs recorded by many different artists.

She adopted a craftsman-like approach to her songwriting, often tailoring particular songs to specific recording artists. She produced a large body of songs that have been described as “direct, honest and unpretentious”. She had Top 10 hits spread over five decades.

Walker was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1997 and inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame in March 2011.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 20, 1918 (Texas), Died March 23, 2006 (Mexia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 37 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-058146 10-in. 12/9/1940 Lone Star Trail Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-058828 10-in. 1/3/1941 Lone Star Trail Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Hal Lieber Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor PBS-061518 10-in. 8/8/1941 Barstool cowboy from old Barstow City Slickers ; Spike Jones ; Del Porter Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor E0VB-3537 10-in. 2/4/1950 The eagle's heart Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and vocal harmonies composer  
Victor E0VB-3583 10-in. 3/22/1950 Havaii-na Dale Evans Female vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E0VB-5003 10-in. 10/12/1950 'Tater pie California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E1VB-0554 10-in. 1/29/1951 Pliney Jane Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D7VB-0669 10-in. 3/18/1947 On silver wings to San Antone Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D9VB-0718 10-in. 8/24/1949 Christmas on the plains Dale Evans ; Riders of the Purple Sage ; Roy Rogers ; Foy Willing Mixed vocal chorus, with string band, strings and narration composer  
Victor D9VB-0784 10-in. 11/17/1949 Texas star Les Anderson ; Spade Cooley ; Bob "Tex" Cromer Male vocal solo, with dance calls and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D9VB-1259 10-in. 4/8/1949 Lorelie Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor D9VB-1787 10-in. 7/5/1949 The warm red wine Shorty Long ; Santa Fe Rangers (Shorty Long) Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor D9VB-2233 10-in. 9/13/1949 Take me in your arms and hold me Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Decca 70456 10-in. 3/10/1942 It never can be Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 70457 10-in. 3/10/1942 Bye lo baby buntin' Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 70458 10-in. 3/10/1942 It's all your fault Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 70459 10-in. 3/10/1942 Till the longest day I live Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 70460 10-in. 3/10/1942 Now or never Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 70461 10-in. 3/10/1942 Why I don't trust the men Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 71867 10-in. 3/14/1944 Oh darling Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 71868 10-in. 3/14/1944 Blue Kimona blues Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 71869 10-in. 3/14/1944 When my blue moon turns to gold again Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca 71870 10-in. 3/14/1944 Pins and needles (in my heart) Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca DLA 2082 10-in. 8/23/1940 Seven beers with the wrong man Texas Jim Lewis and his Lone Star Cowboys vocalist  
Decca DLA 2083 10-in. 8/8/1940 Seven beers with the wrong woman Texas Jim Lewis and his Lone Star Cowboys vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 37 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Walker, Cindy," accessed September 25, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107390.

Walker, Cindy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 25, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107390.

"Walker, Cindy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 September 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107390

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.