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Tuesday, 30 October 2007
Musical Interlude: Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold made his debut in June 1945, with "Each Minute Seems A Million Years". In October 1946, scored his first big hit "That's How Much I Love You", #2 for 4 weeks. Then May 24,1947 scored his first #1, "What Is Life Without Love" for one week.

Part 1:

1. June 14,1947 scored his next #1, "It's A Sin" for 5 weeks.
Was pushed out of the #1 by Tex Williams, and then Nov.1, 1947 all the way to Nov.12, 1948, Eddy Arnold held the #1 position with four records.
2. Nov. 1, 1947- "I'll Hold You In My Heart (Til I Can Hold You In My Arms)", held the position for 21 weeks, his biggest hit. In the All-Time Top 100, it ranks at #2.
3. April 3,1948- "Anytime" for 9 weeks. In the All-Time Top 100, it ranks at #53.

Part 2:

4. June 5, 1948 - "Bouquet Of Roses" for 19 weeks. And it's flip side,
5. "Texarkana Baby" - for 3 weeks.
In the All-Time Top 100, "Bouquet Of Roses" is at #6
6. "Just A Little Lovin' (Will Go A Long Way)" for 8 weeks. In the top 100, #61.

Eddy Arnold became the #1 artist of the 1940's, and the #2 of the 1950's. and he has earned the title of #1 artist of All-Time. Known as the "Tennessee Plowboy" he was inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame in 1966. In 1968, he was the first artist to have charted 100 songs.

Posted on 10/30/2007 6:21 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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