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Cindy Walker

Cindy Walker (July 20, 1917 – March 23, 2006) was an American songwriter, as well as a country music singer and dancer. She wrote many popular and enduring songs recorded by many artists.

She adopted a craftsman-like approach to her songwriting, often tailoring particular songs to specific 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.

She was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1997, and 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: composer, vocalist, lyricist, songwriter

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia H843 10-in. 7/15/1942 You're from Texas Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia H1365 10-in. 4/11/1945 Triflin' gal Al Dexter and his Troopers String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO1584 10-in. October 1945 Silver spurs (on the golden stairs) Gene Autry String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO1791 10-in. 4/8/1946 Over and over again Gene Autry String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO1886 10-in. 7/2/1946 Cowboy blues Gene Autry String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO1900 10-in. 7/15/1946 Kokomo Island Al Dexter and his Troopers Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Columbia HCO2007 10-in. 9/5/1946 Sugar moon Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO2009 10-in. 9/4/1946 How can it be wrong Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO2020 10-in. 9/9/1946 Here's to the ladies Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Columbia HCO2335 10-in. 5/26/1947 Texas waltz Al Dexter and his Troopers String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO2800 10-in. 11/15/1947 It's just because of you (the frog song) Al Dexter and his Troopers String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO2808 10-in. 11/15/1947 Rose of Mexico Al Dexter and his Troopers String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO2902 10-in. 12/7/1947 Is that the way to treat a friend Al Dexter and his Troopers String band, with male vocal solo and group vocal ensemble composer, lyricist  
Columbia HCO2903 10-in. 12/8/1947 Calamity Jane Al Dexter and his Troopers String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO2982 10-in. 12/15/1947 I'll always be loving you Al Dexter and his Troopers String band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia CCO4514 10-in. 3/11/1946 Golden treasure Roy Acuff and his Smoky Mountain Boys String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia CCO4871 10-in. 10/16/1947 New Texas Playboy rag Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia CCO5066 10-in. 7/22/1949 The warm red wine Bob Atcher Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  
Columbia RHCO10077 10-in. 12/27/1951 I was just walkin' out the door Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal chorus composer, lyricist  
Columbia CO41681 10-in. 8/26/1949 I love everything about you George Morgan Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  
Columbia CO41776 10-in. 9/27/1949 I wouldn't doubt you darling Seven Rowe Brothers String band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia CO41777 10-in. 9/27/1949 Save some love for a rainy day Seven Rowe Brothers String band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia CO41781 10-in. October 1949 I'm startin' sweetheartin' again Al Dexter and his Troopers Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  
Columbia CO42814 10-in. 2/3/1950 Angel mother George Morgan Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  
Columbia CO42819 10-in. 2/3/1950 Lucky seven George Morgan Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  
(Results 26-50 of 77 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Walker, Cindy," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107390.

Walker, Cindy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107390.

"Walker, Cindy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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