Author Archives: Shannon Pollard
70 years ago today, Sally Gayhart of Louisville, KY and Eddy Arnold were married. Pee Wee KIng was his Best Man. Check out this telegram wishing them well. We miss you both.
In honor of all veterans, please take a look at this letter from Sgt. John Arnold, Eddy’s brother, who was member of the 82nd Airborne, 325th Glider Unit. He was killed the morning after D-Day. This letter is dated May … [more]
Did you know Eddy Arnold was the first CMA Entertainer of the Year? Click here to read more about that night in 1967.
Happy Birthday SaSa! Today Sally Arnold would be 91. Here is a photo of her in the “old house” in the living room/kitchen combo that housed their first color TV and a parrot. It’s possible she had just been golfing. … [more]
As many of you know, Roberta Edging, Eddy Arnold’s assistant for over forty years has had recent health problems that have kept her in either the hospital and/or a nursing facility over the last two weeks. Remember the Source Award … [more]
I have not had a chance to hear Hank III’s new cd set which includes one titled Cattle Callin’ but as a longtime fan of the grandson of Hank Williams and son of Hank Jr., I am looking forward to … [more]
Last night I had the honor of accepting a Source Nashville award on behalf of Eddy Arnold’s longtime assistant and friend, Roberta Edging. Mrs. Edging started working for Mr. Arnold in 1967 and continued to assist the family after Mr. … [more]
I just had a wonderful email exchange with legendary artist, songwriter and award winning producer Rik Tinory who was a colleague and friend to Eddy Arnold. Mr. Tinory’s credits are extensive, including Aerosmith’s Pump album, among many other classics. Click … [more]
Folks, click here to read an article describing yesterday’s fire at Cowboy Jack Clement’s home and studio. Eddy Arnold recorded his last album at this studio and he truly enjoyed spending time there with Mr. Clements and his cats. Cowboy … [more]
Here’s a long lost photo of Eddy Arnold with an unknown child. Note the title of the magazine as well as Wanda Jackson on the cover and Buck Owens on the back.