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Eddy Arnold

Richard Edward "Eddy" Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008) was an American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a Nashville sound (country/popular music) 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 (beginning 1943) and the Country Music Hall of Fame (beginning 1966), Arnold ranked 22nd on Country Music Television's 2003 list of "The 40 Greatest Men of Country Music."

Birth and Death Data: Born May 15th, 1918 (Henderson), Died May 8th, 2008 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1948

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D8VB-4082 10-in. 12/20/1948 M-o-t-h-e-r (a word that means the world to me) Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D8VB-4083 10-in. 12/20/1948 I wouldn't trade the silver in my mother's hair (for all the gold in the world) Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D8VB-4084 10-in. 12/20/1948 That wonderful mother of mine Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D8VB-4085 10-in. 12/20/1948 Bring your roses to her now Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D8VB-4086 10-in. 12/20/1948 I wish I had a girl like you, mother Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor D8VB-4087 10-in. 12/20/1948 My mother's sweet voice Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D8VB-4088 10-in. 12/20/1948 There's no wings on my angel Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor D8VB-4089 10-in. 12/20/1948 The echo of your footsteps Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D8VB-4096 10-in. 12/21/1948 Don't rob another man's castle Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D8VB-4104 10-in. 12/22/1948 Show me the way back to your heart Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor D8VB-4106 10-in. 12/22/1948 One kiss too many Eddy Arnold ; Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist, songwriter, instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arnold, Eddy," accessed June 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100566.

Arnold, Eddy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100566.

"Arnold, Eddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100566

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