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Eddy Arnold

May 1, 1991 OHC16 8 min.


Country music performer. Born May 15, 1918. Died May 8, 2008. Career active 1930s-1990s. Joined Pee Wee King’s Golden West Cowboys as a featured singer in 1940. Began a solo career in 1943. Career record sales number in the millions. Notable hits include “Bouquet of Roses” (1948), “Cattle Call” (1955), “What’s He Doing in My World” (1965), and “Make the World Go Away” (1965). Member, Country Music Hall of Fame®.

Interview Summary

1991 May
(8 minutes)
Country performer Eddy Arnold participates in an interview for the Country Music Foundation’s research for The Patsy Cline Collection (MCA, 1991). Discussion includes the first time he met Cline and his overall assessment of her contribution to music.

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