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Cherish this music and cherish this man.
We will not see his likes again.
Robert K. Oermann Nashville, TN
MAY 15, 1918 - MAY 8, 2008
Don Stewart, My friend and Partner, passed away in the early
hours on July 26, 2017.
I find it difficult to express my sadness since Don's passing.
I miss his frequent e-mails and Guest Book entries.
But most of all I miss the telephone conversations with Don.
Goodbye my dear friend. Bill Comer
The following information was provided by Don's ex-wife, Marge Stewart:
Don passed away quietly on July 26, 2017 of congestive heart failure. He was born on November 9, 1927 in Englewwood, New Jersey.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Catherine Hosie Stewart, a baby sister Catherine, his brother Albert and his beloved son, Thomas. He is survived by his ex-wife, Marge and his beloved son, Donald and wife Gerry. Don left behind three grandchildren, Courtney, Michael and Nicole. Also survived by a brother, David.
A memorial service was held on August 11 at Ephrata Manor, 99 Bethany Road, Ephrata, PA 17522.
Monetary donations in Don's memory may be made to his church,
which is East Cocalico Church of the Brethren, 4 Bunker Hill Road, Box 288, Reamstown, PA 17567.
Thank you all so much for your expressions of sympathy. I know he would have loved to know so many people cared about him.
THIS NONPROFIT WEBSITE EXISTS SO THAT EDDY ARNOLD, GUITARIST, SINGER, PERFORMER, ENTERTAINER, SONG WRITER, TV HOST, ACTOR, ASTUTE BUSINESSMAN AND A GENTLEMAN WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!
Eddy Arnold is the ONLY singer to place songs on the BILLBOARD CHARTS in seven different decades!
WARNING TO VISITORS OF THIS WEBSITE!
EXPOSURE TO EDDY ARNOLD'S MUSIC MAY BECOME ADDICTIVE. PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers, was flying an American spy airplane over Russia. It was shot down and Powers was captured, tried and imprisoned by the Russians.
After the incident, Eddy Arnold recorded the following song:
"There's A Star Spangled BannerWaving Somewhere" on May 31, 1960 by RCA.
Fans: If you have heard this song before, please let me know via the Guest Book. Bill Comer
Apparently, this song is as rare as I predicted since no one has indicated that they have listened to it.
Bill, I just listened to Eddy sing the song you posted about Gary Powers.
Beautiful! I never heard it before.
If any of you folks haven't listened to it yet, please do so and let Bill know if you heard it before.
You won't be disappointed. Marge Stewart
May 22, 2017
What do you know about the following Eddy Arnold Song?
I recorded this one song on a CD years ago and I do not remember where I downloaded it from.
Do you know when it was released or any other information about the song?
If so, please inform me via Guest Book.
I have heard it many times but I just simply cannot get a handle on it.
My age is sneaking up on this old man. Bill Comer, Webmaster
Song / If All the World Were As Pretty As You /
ANSWER PROVIDED BY JIM FECHETTE.
See Guest Book entries #1882 and #1883
FANS: A MESSAGE FROM ED READ, A CLOSE FRIEND OF THE LATE EDDY ARNOLD
Don Stewart, a long time fan of Eddy Arnold, mentioned this letter to me a short time ago.
He then read it to me and we discussed the letter.
Since this happened I have thought about the matter often and decided to post it here to allow repeat visitors and new fans to read and enjoy the contents of this wonderful letter. Bill Comer, Webmaster
Posted for Eva Queen
NEW NEW Video / Eddy Arnold / Medley of Songs / (4 minute video) NEW NEW
Tribute to Jim Reeve
Courtesy of YouTube
The following song is dedicated to Michelle Gaboian a person who has a special place in my heart.
Michelle is one of the professional staff members who took care of me when I was recently a patient at The Commons, a Rehab Center in Orlando, Florida. Bill Comer
Eddy Arnold / Songs from Radio
Eddy Arnold / Songs from Radio 2
Twelve Chapters now play...Enjoy!
The Eddy Arnold Story / Narrated by Jack Wells / A 12 Hour Radio Show less Commercials and Station Breaks
His memory will live forever as a giant in the music industry. What a common down toearth southern gentleman. As the lyrics go in his song: "Can I Put You In a Love Song"---stealing people's hearts before they know what's going on ! Stan Towers
In 1964, EDDY RECORDED AN ALBUM UNDER THE RCA LABEL IN THE AFRIKAANS DIALECT. IT WAS RELEASED AND SOLD ONLY IN SOUTH AFRICA. GERRARD (Jerry) PURCELL WAS EDDY'S MANAGER AND CHET ATKINS WAS THE PRODUCER.
BILL WALKER WAS ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS ENDEAVOR. Information concerning this RARE Album follows:
ALBUM: POPULAR 31,969 (RCA LABEL)
EDDY ARNOLD SING IEDJIES VAN DIE VELD
Eddy Arnold Sings Inspirational Songs
Don Stewart sent the following poem to me and he also posted it in the Guest Book.
I have posted it here and hope you enjoy it.
Also, Thanks to Mark Halstead for providing the name of the author.
Bill Comer, Webmaster
THE GUY IN THE GLASS
When you get what you want in your struggle for self.
And the World makes you King for a day.
Just go to a mirror and look at yourself,
and see what that guy has to say.
For it isn't your Father or Mother or Wife,
who's judgement upon you must pass.
The fellow whose verdict counts most in your life,
is the one staring back from the glass.
Some people might think you're a straight shooting chum,
And call you a wonderful guy.
But the guy in the glass says you're only a bum,
If you can't look him straight in the eye.
He's the fellow to please, never mind all the rest
For he's with you clear to the end.
And you've passed your most dangerous test
If the guy in the glass is your friend.
You may fool the whole world down the pathway of years
And get pats on the back as you pass.
But your final reward will be heartache and tears, if you can't face THE GUY IN THE GLASS !!!
Author / Dale Wimbrow / 1934
Thank you Don for sharing this poem with Eddy Arnold Fans!--- Bill
Many thanks to my good friend, Don Stewart, who helps me, on a daily basis, to bring fans to this website. Don was the first fan to sign the Guestbook in 1998 and the first fan to sign the GB in 2010 when this website was reactivated. He also posted Guest Book entry #1000 on September 13, 2013. Bill Comer, Webmaster
Don passed away on July, 26, 2017
Eddy's son, Richard Edward (Dickie) Arnold, Jr., died recently in Atlanta, Georgia.
This information was first provided to this website by Leo Beaulieu in the Guest Book posting number 1, 603 dated May 16, 2016. Several fans have commented on this matter in the GB. Bill Comer, Webmaster
Don Stewart: POSTED BELOW ARE A FEW OF THE SONGS I DISCUSSED WITH YOU. HOPE YOU ENJOY THEM. Bill Comer
About the Webmaster
BILL COMER has been a fan of Eddy Arnold since childhood.
Eddy And Bill Comer back stage at the Orleans Hotel Auditorium in Las Vegas on May 16, 1999. (Eddy's final concert)
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
Star Spangled Banner
by Christy Lane
GOD BLESS AMERICA / GOD BLESS OUR MILITARY AND VETERANS
"Freedom is not free, the price is great!"
WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF EDDY ARNOLD
THIS WEBSITE HAS TWO PARTS OR CHAPTERS.
YOU ARE NOW ON PART 1
Portion of Radio Show from the 1940's
Radio Shows Sponsored by Purina-1940's
Song of the Day-Five Minute Shows With Commercials
|There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
Changing Partners by Patti Page
|Let Me Be the One
|The Isle of Capri
|Life Would Be So Fair
Radio Show / Country Hoedown / Host / Jimmy Dean / Starring Eddy & George Morgan
CLICK HERE *
*Includes the song "Just Walkin' in the Rain" by Eddy
Eddy Arnold Songs
Additional Eddy Arnold Songs
TV SHOW / The Life and Times of Eddy Arnold
* Having gone through several moves, and severe illnesses, we are still in the process of settling in. Hopefully, this segment will be posted soon.
Photos from the video "The Life and Times of Eddy Arnold"
RALPH EMERY & EDDY ARNOLD (Portion of Radio Show)
POSTED JANUARY 20, 2016
VIDEO: TEX RITTER, MARTHA CARSON AND EDDY ARNOLD
IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY CLICK HERE
Photos from The Johnny Cash TV Show
Photos from Eddy Arnold Time TV show / At the Country Store / 1955 circa
|Bob Daisey's Guitar Autographed by Eddy on July 8, 2003
||Eddy and Bob ln Eddy's Office on July 8, 2003 and July 13, 1999
A Message from Shannon / Eddy's Grandson
Fans: If you will e-mail me a photo of you & Eddy or a photo of yourself, I will place the photo here. Scan the photo and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org Bill Comer
Photos of Fans
|Don Stewart & Eddy
||Bill Comer & Eddy
||Bob Daisey & Eddy
||Eddy & Doris Lewis
|Eddy & Boyd Wolfrum
||Eddy & Stevie McKenna
||Eddy & Stan Towers
||Eddy & Don Mackin
||Eddy & Vanda King
|Eddy & Don Sturrock
||Nancy Richardson & Eddy
|Eddy & Glenda Comer
||Eddy & Christy Miller
||Eddy & Jesse Collins
||Eddy & Don Cassente
||Virginia Cuerdon & Eddy
|Mary Ann & Mark Halstead
+++++++++Leo and Pierrette Beaulieu-Tribute to Eddy Arnold++++++++++++
PLAY VIDEO Repositioned on website
Super Tribute to Eddy!
Video-Eddy Sings Two Songs from Eddy Arnold Time...Dancing Floor
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Ronald Reagan
Video-Eddy Arnold & Ferlin Husky Sing a Duet
Eddy Plays a Fiddle...Husky Plays the Guitar
Fans selection of songs everone ought to hear. Please let us know your preferences.
Unrecorded Songs Eddy performed on the Radio and/or TV requested by or posted for fans...
Songs Eddy spoke about often...
|Mommy Please Stay Home With Me
Eddy often declared this was the first song he recorded. He called it a morbid song.
Bluebird label 12/4/1944 78 RPM 33-0520
|Cattle Call 1949 version
||Eddy's favorite version. He recorded it for the 1949 movie Feudin' Rhythm.
|Cattle Call 1955 version
||Recorded with Hugo Winterhalalter's Orchestra and Chorus. This song also Charted.
|Cattle Call 1999 version
||Duet with LeAnn Rimes. Song also Charted. Released in Video also.
|You Don't Know Me
||Eddy co-wrote this song with Cindy Walker. He recorded it five times. Plugged it often.
|Sweey Bunch of Daisies
||Eddy recorded this song for his Mother. It was her favorite song.
|The Valley Below
||Eddy was certain this song would Chart. It did not.
|That's How Much I Love You
||This song was Eddy's first big hit.
|Make the World G0 Away
||Big hit both International and Domestic.
|Out of the Blue
Fans:: The Album "A Man for All Seasons" is now posted on the following link:
PLAY SONGS BY CLICKING ON THE FOLLOWING LINK:
THIS WILL PLACE YOU ON THE WEBSITE "EDDY ARNOLD 2.0."
Then scroll down to and click on "EDDY ARNOLLD'S MUSIC."
Reviews of Eddy Arnold Albums
To Play Videos and Radio Shows Click on the Following Link:
POSTINGS FROM EDDY ARNOLD FANS
Some long-forgotten reporter quoted Eddy Arnold's aspirations decades ago in a newspaper that's now tattered and yellowed with time: "When I finally put my guitar in the case the last time, I want to be remembered just as a singer, not a country singer or pops singer---just a singer." His journey over many years and musical styles tells the story. Eddy Arnold accomplished his goal.
(Michael Streissguth's biography/ Eddy Arnold: Pioneer Of The Nashville Sound). (Available in both Hardback and Paperback covers)
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. Steve Jobs
(The following narrative is a story of a young boy who loved his Family, his God, his Church and Eddy Arnold)
"LEE'S LOVE FOR EDDY"
The authors, Jan and Anthony Howse, have written a book about the above subject which is available at Barnes & Noble and other local book stores. The book is also available online. Check with Arthur House Publishers, Amazon and other online stores. The name of the book is "God Does No Wrong." A message from the authors. Read
Anthony & Jan Howse introduces their newly released book Titled: "God Does No Wrong."
This book takes the reader through the true Life altering events a Young Christian Wife experienced. Death has already taken her husband and son Testing the very core Foundation of her Faith. What will the Outcome be as she must understand "God Does No Wrong."
Fans: R. Shannon Pollard, grandson of the late Eddy Arnold, and CEO of Plowboy Records announces
the issue of the following album:
To view video of Eddy Arnold's tribute CD titled You "Don't Know Me-Rediscovering Eddy Arnold" by various artists and issued by Plowboy Records visit Shannon's websites by clicking the following links:
To visit the Facebook Official Eddy Arnold Website copy and paste the following link on the URL line of your browser
19th ANNIVERSARY OF THIS WEBSITE
Gabriel Comer EDDY ARNOLD'S YOUNGEST FAN
Madison Gott A Young Lady Fan of Eddy Arnold
Leo and Pierrette Beaulieu-Tribute to Eddy Arnold
If you are unable to play any audio or video file, or have difficulty with any links, please inform me via the Guest Book so I can repair the problem promptly. Visit the site frequently as I will continue adding new items for your enjoyment. Bill Comer, Webmaster
Eddy's Social Security Radio Shows
New Eddy Arnold Tribute Album
by Andy Lee Lang of Vienna, Austria
Sally, JoAnn and Eddy c1946 Eddy
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. Mark Twain
Ten Songs That Touched My Heart By Eddy Arnold
ROBERTA EDGING, EDDY ARNOLD'S SECRETARY FOR OVER 40 YEARS, PASSED AWAY THE EVENING OF JANUARY 1, 2013.
SHE WILL BE MISSED BY HER FAMILY, THE ARNOLD FAMILY AND THE FANS OF EDDY.
GOD BLESS THIS LOVELY LADY!
Click the following link for additional details provided by R. Shannon Pollard
“ I appreciate the almost 43 years I spent with a gentleman, Eddy Arnold.”
(Roberta was Eddy's secretary/assistant for more than forty years)
COMMENTS FROM EDDY ARNOLD FANS AND ASSOCIATES
Hello Fans . If you are unable to play any audio or video file, or have difficulty with any links, please inform me via the Guest Book so I can repair the problem promptly. Visit the site frequently as I will continue adding new items for your enjoyment. Bill Comer, Webmaster
The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The following article was written in 2002 by the webmaster, Bill Comer.
Send me your comments concerning the Kennedy Center Honors failure to honor Eddy via the Guest Book,
Pro & Con comments are welcome and will be posted at your request.
FANS: A MESSAGE FROM ED READ, A CLOSE FRIEND OF THE LATE EDDY ARNOLD
This e-mail was posted on this site in 2002, but misplaced when I rearranged the website in April 2010. I am delighted that I rediscovered it. Bill Comer, Webmaster
A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory. Author Unknowm
Fans: If you remember a joke Eddy told at one of his concerts, please place it in the Guest Book or e-mail it to email@example.com and I will post it. Bill Comer
"If Eddy Arnold never sang a song he would still be a hero of mind. His infectious laugh and great personality made him special
beyond measure." Bill Shoop
Welcome Eddy Arnold Fans From The Webmaster, Bill Comer!
DEMISE OF EDDY AND SALLY ARNOLD CLICK HERE
Appreciation makes people feel more important than almost anything you can give them. Author unknown
Eddy Arnold placed 147 Chart songs on Country Billboard. A number of these songs also Charted on the Pop Billboard.
Two songs Charted on the Pop Billboard that DID NOT chart on the Country Billboard. The first person to name these two songs will receive a prize from my Eddy Arnold Collection.
If you know the answer, please identify them on the Guest Book.
identified by Dottie Vick. Click on the above songs to play them. Each lady received a prize from my Eddy Arnold Collection. Congratulations ladies! Bill Comer
Many thanks to my good friend, Don Stewart, who helps me, on a daily basis, to bring fans to this website. Don was the first fan to sign the Guestbook in 1998 and the first fan to sign the GB in 2010 when this website was reactivated. He also posted Guest Book entry #1000 on September 13, 2013.
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Quotes From EddyArnold Fans
A NEW HONOR FOR EDDY ARNOLD
PHOTOGRAPHS OF EDDY
Who angers you, controls you. Author unknown
Eddy Arnold Honored by Belmont University in Nashville
PARADE, THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE, SLIGHTS EDDY ARNOLD
PHOTO OF BILL COMER AND HIS "BOSS" GLENDA COMER
Eddy Arnold Becomes Dr. Richard (Eddy) Arnold
CLICK HERE ,
Don't worry about today because when tomorrow comes, today will be yesterday. Author unknown
Remarks Eddy Made At Chet Atkins' Funeral
Fans, Please Tell Us Why You Like Eddy
PHOTOGRAPH OF EDDY ARNOLD IN CONCERT
The following links do not work at the present time.