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Tuesday, 30 October 2007
Musical Interlude: Eddy Arnold
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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.

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