Lee Hazelwood died today

Hazlewood was most famous for writing the 1960s Nancy Sinatra hit, “These Boots Are Made for Walkin'”. He also wrote “Houston,” a hit recorded by Dean Martin. However, his own output also achieved a cult status in the underground rock scene, with songs covered by artists such as Lydia Lunch, Primal Scream, Einst?rzende Neubauten, Nick Cave, Anita Lane, Megadeth, and Boyd Rice.

Lee Hazelwood Wikipedia entry.