Snuffy Walden



W.G. Snuffy Walden is an American musician and composer. Snuffy has been nominated for 13 Primetime Emmy awards, winning for Outstanding Main Title Theme for “The West Wing.” He’s won more than 50 BMI awards for his music and was awarded BMI’s Richard Kirk Award for Outstanding Career Achievement.

Snuffy has worked on close to a hundred television programs, including “The West Wing,” “Wonder Years,” “Thirtysomething,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Nashville,” “SEAL Team,” “Under the Dome,” “Aquarius,” “Sports Night,” “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” “The Drew Carey Show,” “Felicity,” “Providence,” “Norm,” “Ellen,” “Rosanne,” “My So-Called Life,” “I’ll Fly Away,” “The Stand” and others, as well as seven feature films and documentaries.

Snuffy is also a guitar player who’s recorded and/or toured with such acts as Emerson Lake & Palmer, Stevie Wonder, Donna Summer, Chaka Khan, Eric Burdon and Free. His life and his work have been chronicled in the award-winning documentary “Up to Snuff.”

Snuffy Walden playing guitar.
In recovery since January 11, 1982.
“I haven't had a drink all day, and that makes me a winner. I'm a member of the 'No Matter What' club. I just don't drink, no matter what.”
Snuffy Walden


Snuffy Walden Interview by The Bob Lefsetz Podcast.


Up to Snuff (Documentary Feature)


Snuffy Walden Website

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