Steel Guitar Hall Of Famer Walter Haynes Passes
January 5, 2009 at 1:33 PM (PT)
Belated condolences are in order to the family and friends of steel guitar master and producer/songwriter WALTER HAYNES, who passed away on JANUARY 2nd. Mr. HAYNES, who passed in TYLER, TX, was 80-years old.
As a steel guitarist, HAYNES was known for his work with LITTLE JIMMY DICKENS, DEL REEVES, The EVERLY BROTHERS, JEANNE PRUETT and many others. As a producer, he is best remembered for his classics that he produced, such as PRUETT's "Satin Sheets" and CAL SMITH's "Country Bumpkin." He also co-wrote the DEL REEVES hit, "Girl on the Billboard,' with HANK MILLS.
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