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The day I met Eddy Arnold

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The day I met Eddy Arnold was definitely one of the highlights of my life. As I recall, he only had a couple of records out at the time, but I had heard them on various Shreveport radio stations and juke boxes around town. Even on “first listen” I predicted (to one and all) that ol’ Eddy-boy was “Hit City” bound … My best buddy, an aspiring young singer named Webb Pierce, seemed to share my enthusiasm for our up-and-coming “golden boy,” so when we learned that he was coming to our city for a concert we immediately started trying to figure out how we might meet him.

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