NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Eddy Arnold, whose mellow baritone on songs like "Make the World Go Away" made him one of the most successful country singers in history, died Thursday morning, days short of his 90th birthday. Arnold died at a care facility near Nashville, said Don Cusic, a professor at Belmont University and author of the biography "Eddy Arnold: I'll Hold You in My Heart." His wife of 66 years, Sally, had died in March, and in the same month, Arnold fell outside his home
❦ Ian Tyson is one of the great cowboy singers and songwriters in Canada and the United States. He is one of a kind — authentic and durable. He writes and sings about a group of people few others write or sing about. Many of his songs are about cattle, horses and authentic cowboys and buckaroos.
After witnessing the suffering of the dairy and beef cattle and calves on his home farm for more than twenty years, this is the song the author wrote when he made the vow that he would never again eat flesh. The Deeds of Man, kind?