Walter Haynes

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Walter Haynes
Birth name Walter Ray Haynes
Born December 14, 1928
Died January 1, 2009(2009-01-01) (aged 80)
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Musician/Producer
Instruments Steel Guitar
Years active 1949–2008

Walter Haynes (December 14, 1928 – January 1, 2009) was an American steel guitarist and music producer who worked with such artists as Jimmy Dickens, Del Reeves, The Everly Brothers and Jeanne Pruett. He also co-wrote a number of songs including "Girl on the Billboard" - a song that became a No. 1 hit for Del Reeves in 1965. Haynes was a member of the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame. At the time of his death at the age of 80 in Tyler, Texas, he had been teaching music lessons in Bullard, Texas.[1]