Cindy Walker

1998 Cowgirl Honoree – Texas

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(1918-2006)

Called the greatest female country composer in history, Cindy wrote her first song when she was twelve. She is the only songwriter to have made the Top Ten Hits in five successive decades. Cindy wrote more than 500 classic songs and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. A recording artist in her own right, Cindy wrote songs for Bob Wills, appeared in Gene Autry movies and hosted her own radio show in California.