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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 (Results 76-77 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 3790 10-in. 4/13/1945 Where is my darlin' Cindy Walker vocalist  
Decca L 3791 10-in. 4/13/1945 Careless sweetheart Cindy Walker vocalist  
(Results 76-77 of 77 records)


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Walker, Cindy," accessed June 17, 2024,

Walker, Cindy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from

"Walker, Cindy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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