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 Walter Haynes

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Walter Haynes

Birth
Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1 Jan 2009 (aged 80)
Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Burial Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Plot Section G Garden of Graceland, Row 5 Space 20B1
Memorial ID 32598266 View Source
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Country Musician, Producer. He began his career in 1949, as a steel guitar player at the Grand Ole Opry and worked as a staff musician for 13 years. On the road and in the studio, he performed with such artists as Patsy Cline, Jeanne Pruitt, Jimmy Dickens, Del Reeves, The Everly Brothers and rocker J.J. Cale. As vice president of MCA Records, he produced hits for Del Reeves, Marty Robbins, Bill Monroe and was credited as one of the musicians who helped develop the famed "Nashville Sound." He is a recipient of the Country Music Association Producer of the Year Award and was inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame in 2003.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 3 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 32598266
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/32598266/walter-haynes : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Haynes (14 Dec 1928–1 Jan 2009), Find a Grave Memorial ID 32598266, citing Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .