Songwriter

Chrislyn Lawrence

Almost 30 years ago, Sam Baker was traveling on a train in Peru when a terrorist bomb exploded, nearly killing him. After countless surgeries and years of therapy, Baker worked out not only what it means to survive, but to thrive. He describes his new album, “Say Grace,” as part of an ongoing healing process.

The Mockingbird of Mexia

Oct 26, 2010
Cindy Walker
Photo Courtesy of Texas Country Music Hall of Fame

Cindy Walker may be the biggest name in country music youve never heard. As a teenager in the 1930s, her songs were recorded by some of the most popular artists in the genre, including Bob Wills . Cindy wrote one of Wills many hits, Dusty Skies, when she was just 12 years old. For five decades, Cindy Walkers songs would be recorded by almost every major name in country & western music. And with over 500 songwriting credits to her name she was easily one of the most prolific songwriters of...