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Eddy Arnold: Pioneer of the Nashville Sound
Eddy Arnold Pioneer of the Nashville Sound Author:Michael Streissguth, Michael Streisguth Category: Rock music/ BiographyThe Legendary Country Artist who Scored with Make the World Go Away.This is the story of Eddy Arnolds career from a farm in Western Tennessee during the Depression. It covers his success as a country star in the 40s and 50s and his decline as listeners gravitated toward the new rock sound, embodied by Elvis Presle... more »y. Arnold kept recording, however, and working on his style. By the mid-60s he re-emerged as a pop crooner with Make the World Go Away. He became a major concert attraction and a television personality and, though his star has faded, he has managed to place songs in the country Top Ten in every decade since.Michael Streisguth is a television producer who has contributed articles to Goldmine and other recording-history journals. He has worked as a writer/producer for Fox Television, CBS Evening News, and National Public Radio.« less
An excellent biography about musical legend Eddy Arnold. This book starts off with his childhood and goes up until his life into the '90s. Also gives a good overview into the history of both country music as well as RCA records.