Sunday, May 11, 2008

R.I.P. EDDY ARNOLD



Country singer Eddy Arnold died last week at the age of 89. Read about him HERE .

I think my favorite Eddy Arnold hit was his version of Roger Miller's "The Last Word in Lonsesome is Me."

According to Jim Terr, this photo, by his friend music historian Tony Byworth, might be one of the last ever taken of Eddy. (Photo(c) 2008. Used by permission.)

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