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Eddy Arnold (1918–2008)

Eddy Arnold was born on May 15, 1918 in Henderson, Tennessee, USA as Richard Edward Arnold. He was married to Sally Gayhart. He died on May 8, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee. See full bio »


(age 89) in Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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 2014 The Heart of Country: How Nashville Became Music City USA (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Yesterday's Memories")
 2010 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "Lovin' Up a Storm" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Eight (2009) ... (writer: "You Don't Know Me" - uncredited)
 2008/I W. (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2008 Terribly Happy ("You Always Hurt the One Your Love")
 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army (performer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Pioneers (Video) (performer: "Cattle Call")
 2007 The Brave One (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 2006 Best of Country Live! (Video) (performer: "Tennessee Waltz")
 2006 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drumroll, Please (2006) ... (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 2005 Doc Martin (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Family Way (2005) ... (writer: "You Don't Know Me" - uncredited)
 2005 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michael Bublé: Caught in the Act (2005) ... (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 2005 The Notorious Bettie Page (performer: "One Kiss Too Many" - as Eddie Arnold) / (writer: "One Kiss Too Many")
 2005 Grand Ole Opry's Vintage Classics (TV Movie) (performer: "You Don't Know Me") / (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 2005 Peter Cincotti: Live in New York (Video documentary) (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 2004/I Ray (performer: "Anytime") / (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 2003 Bad Santa (performer: "Up on the House Top" (1866))
 2003 Idol stj√∂rnuleit (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 2001 Against the Dying of the Light (Short documentary) ("You Don't Know Me")
 2000 Nurse Betty (performer: "The Cattle Call")
 1998 In God's Hands (performer: "You Don't Know Me") / (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 1997 Two Girls and a Guy (writer: "You Don't Know Me" - as E. Arnold)
 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 1997 Private Parts (performer: "Cattle Call")
 1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 1994 Trapped in Paradise (performer: "Up on the Housetop")
 1993 Groundhog Day (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 1991 My Own Private Idaho (performer: "Cattle Call")
 1990 Postcards from the Edge (writer: "You Don't Know Me" - as E. Arnold)
 1989 Let It Ride (performer: "Cattle Call")
 1989 Great Balls of Fire! (writer: "I'm Throwing Rice at the Girl That I Love")
 1988 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Second Time Around (1988) ... ("You Don't Know Me")
 1986 Women of Valor (TV Movie) (performer: "I'm Waiting for Ships That Never Come In")
 1986 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- W.S.O.A. (1986) ... (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 1980 Melvin and Howard (performer: "Tennessee Stud")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 November 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Goodbye Sunshine")
  The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- The History of Country Music: Part 1 (1971) ... (performer: "You Don't Know Me", "Portrait of a Woman") / (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 1970 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.22 (1970) ... (performer: "Talk To The Animals")
 1967 Clambake (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 1967 A Time for Killing (performer: "The Long Ride Home")
 1966-1967 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.22 (1967) ... (performer: "There's Always Potato")
- Episode #3.21 (1966) ... (performer: "Make the World Go Away", "Just a Little Lovin'", "Where I Come From")
  The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963)
- Episode dated 21 November 1963 (1963) ... (performer: "She Thinks I Still Care" (uncredited), "Bouquet of Roses" (uncredited), "Anytime You're Feelin Blue" (uncredited), "How Many Arms Have Held You", "You Don't Know Me" (uncredited), "You're a Real Good Friend" (uncredited), "Just a Little Lovin'" (uncredited), "Columbus Stockdale Blues" (uncredited), "Gotta Travel On" (uncredited)) / (writer: "You Don't Know Me" - uncredited)
  Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Episode dated 26 July 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "I'll Have Nothing to Do", "I Really Don't Want to Know" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 24 June 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "Paper Roses", "Detour (There's a Muddy Road Ahead)" (uncredited), "It's a Sin")
- Episode dated 7 May 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "Wreck of the Old 97", "Y'All Come")
- Episode dated 27 February 1960 (1960) ... (writer: "You Don't Know Me")
 1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Country Style (1959) ... (writer: "Chip Off the Old Block" - uncredited)
  Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1959)
- Episode #3.1 (1959) ... (performer: "Any Time", "Till You Come Back Again", "I'll Hold You in My Heart") / (writer: "I'll Hold You in My Heart")
 1956 Tension at Table Rock (performer: "The Ballad of Wes Tancred")
 1956 The Tennessee Plowboy (Short) (performer: "Cattle Call", "I Walked Alone Last Night (Where Once We Wandered)")
 1950 Hoedown (performer: "Just a Little Lovin' (Will Go a Long Way)", "Bouquet of Roses", "I'm Throwing Rice (At the Girl I Love)") / (writer: "Just a Little Lovin' (Will Go a Long Way)", "I'm Throwing Rice (At the Girl I Love)")
 1949 Feudin' Rhythm (performer: "Cattle Call", "You Know How Talk Gets Around", "The Nearest Thing To Heaven", "There's No Wings On My Angel") / (writer: "There's No Wings On My Angel")
 1948 Song of the Drifter (writer: "I'll Hold You In My Heart")
 1947 Community Sing 9652: April Showers (Short) (writer: "That's How Much I Love You")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared on the NBC Radio Music program on March 5, 1951 and performed, "Tear Stains on Your Letter," "Driftwood on the River," "Born if Lose" and "It's a Sin." See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 10 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward Arnold

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Personal Quote:

(On singing with string-based orchestras to create what became known as "the Nashville sound") I got to thinking, if I just took the same kind of songs I'd been singing and added violins to them, I'd have a new sound.....They [the country music establishment] cussed me, but the disc jockeys grabbed it.....The artists began to say, "Aww, he's left us". Then, within a year, they were doing it! See more »


One of country music's most beloved performers, with a smooth baritone voice and relaxed style, his many hits, all of them on RCA Victor, include: "Cattle Call," "What Is Life Without Love?," "Bouquet of Roses," "Make the World Go Away," "Turn the World Around," "Anytime," "Will Santy Come to Shanty Town?," "Lonely Again," "I Want to Go With You," "Here Comes My Baby," and "What's He Doing in My ... See more »


He performed wearing a tuxedo or other traditional jacket, rather than the typical glitzy "country" outfit.


The Tennessee Plowboy

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