Eddy Arnold

Country, Musical Artist

1918 – 2008

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Who was Eddy Arnold?

Richard Edward "Eddy" Arnold was an American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a so-called Nashville sound innovator of the late 1950s, and scored 147 songs on the Billboard country music charts, second only to George Jones. He sold more than 85 million records. A member of the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame, Arnold ranked 22nd on Country Music Television's 2003 list of "The 40 Greatest Men of Country Music." He co-wrote the country and pop standard "You Don't Know Me".

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Born
May 15, 1918
Henderson
Also known as
  • Eddie Arnold
  • Richard Edward Arnold
  • Arnold, Eddy
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Tennessee
Died
May 8, 2008
Nashville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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