Cindy Walker. Presented to you by: Jamie Simmons, Jacinda Melson, and Stephanie Drake. Early Life and Influences. Texas Musical Family Grandfather, F.L. Eiland – hymn writer Mother, Oree Walker – piano player. First Gigs. Wrote “Dusty Skies” at the age of 12
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Glen Campbell, Ricky Skaggs, Ray Charles, Lacy J. Dalton, Mickey Gilley, and Merle Haggard are among those who have kept her songwriting legacy alive
“When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again”
“Take Me in Your Arms and Hold Me”
3. What was significant about Cindy Walker’s induction in thte Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame?