Wayne Walker

Real Name:Wayne Paul Walker

American country and rockabilly singer and songwriter.
Born December 13, 1925 in Quapaw, Oklahoma.
Died January 2, 1979 in Nashville, Tennessee.

For Songwriter Wayne D. Walker BMI IPI #: 32428800 see Wayne Walker (2)

He wrote over 500 songs and won over 20 BMI songwriting awards. He worked as a vacuum cleaner salesman, fire escape salesman, car salesman, and roofer while getting his music career off the ground. As a songwriter, he charted 88 times in the U.S. (including one in the U.K.) between 1956 and 1988. His top hit was the #1 country song "All the Time" by Jack Greene in 1967, which he co-wrote with Mel Tillis. In 1958, "Are You Sincere?" by Andy Williams hit #3 overall in the U.S. Twenty-six of his country hits made it into the top 10 and fifteen in the top 5. On twenty of his charted songs he collaborated with Mel Tillis and on twelve he collaborated with Webb Pierce. He never charted as a singer.
Current songwriting affiliation: BMI IPI #: 32428999. ,
In Groups:Hoyle Nix And His West Texas Cowboys
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