Eddy Arnold

1918 - 2008

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Richard Edward Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008) was an American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a Nashville sound (country/popular music) innovator of the late 1950s, and scored 147 songs on the Billboard country music charts, second only to George Jones. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddy Arnold has received more than 846,862 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Eddy Arnold is the 1,584th most popular singer (down from 1,377th in 2019), the 8,793rd most popular biography from United States and the 452nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 850k

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  • 55.42

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  • 21

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  • 1.75

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  • 4.00

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Among singers, Eddy Arnold ranks 1,584 out of 3,541Before him are David Bisbal, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Patrick Fiori, Johnny Ace, MC Ren, and Serdar Ortaç. After him are Charlie Dominici, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Ulla Pia, Emilíana Torrini, Sandra Nasić, and Magnus Uggla.

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Among people born in 1918, Eddy Arnold ranks 235Before him are Tony Rolt, Allan Arbus, James Daly, Kenneth Connor, Avery Dulles, and Gunnel Vallquist. After him are Dave Bartholomew, Pearl Bailey, Edith Massey, Ben Klassen, Virginia Davis, and Duncan White. Among people deceased in 2008, Eddy Arnold ranks 280Before him are Avery Dulles, Ann Savage, Jimmy Stewart, Viktor Kuzkin, Heinz Wewers, and Jerry Wexler. After him are Richey Edwards, Jeff Healey, Abby Mann, František Čapek, Joy Page, and Nirmala Deshpande.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddy Arnold ranks 8,793 out of 15,968Before him are MC Ren (1969), Kevin Nealon (1953), Judy Reyes (1967), Paul Lynde (1926), Bayard Rustin (1912), and Marc Webb (1974). After him are Charlie Dominici (1951), Judy Blume (1938), William Clothier (1881), John Carroll (1735), William Bartram (1739), and John Oliver Creighton (1943).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Eddy Arnold ranks 452Before him are Jonathan Richman (1951), Kendrick Lamar (1987), Porter Wagoner (1927), Mississippi Fred McDowell (1906), Johnny Ace (1929), and MC Ren (1969). After him are Charlie Dominici (1951), Frankie Lymon (1942), Fontella Bass (1940), Loleatta Holloway (1946), Brad Delp (1951), and Lucinda Williams (1953).