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"Make the World Go Away'" is a famous Country/Pop song that was written by Hank Cochran and was recorded and became a hit for Eddy Arnold in 1965. The first version of the song was recorded by Ray Price in 1963, going to #2 on the Country charts and #100 on the Pop charts. Garland Perry Hank Cochran (born August 2, 1935 in Isola, Mississippi) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Eddy Arnold (May 15, 1918) is an American country music singer. ... Ray Price (born January 12, 1926) is an American country and western singer. ...


Written by Hank Cochran in 1963, it was first recorded by Ray Price and it was one of Ray's first songs to feature an orchestra and female chorus, a trend that continued with other songs like "Burning Memories" and "For The Good Times". It reached #2 on the Country charts and reached #100 on the Pop Charts. For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Ray Price (born January 12, 1926) is an American country and western singer. ...


"Make the World Go Away" became an even bigger hit for Eddy Arnold in 1965, going to #1 on the Country charts and #6 on the Pop charts. Hank Cochran, who wrote the song, was an already a successful songwriter, who wrote two big hits for Patsy Cline, which were "I Fall to Pieces" and "She's Got You". Eddy Arnold was already a Country/Pop singer, who was working to create more big hits for himself. This song was part of the Nashville Sound movement in Country music. This was a development for Country singers to create success in the Pop music field, besides just the Country field. In other words it was the beginning of the "Crossover" market in Country music. "Make the World Go Away" became one of the most popular recordings of the 60s and also in Country music. The song also became Eddy Arnold's signature tune and has remained as a classic today. Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Garland Perry Hank Cochran (born August 2, 1935 in Isola, Mississippi) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Patsy Cline (b. ... I Fall to Pieces is a famous Country/Pop ballad written by Hank Cochran and Harlan Howard and was first recorded and released as a single by Patsy Cline in 1961. ... Shes Got You is a famous Country/Pop song written by Hank Cochran and was first recorded and released as a single by Patsy Cline in 1962. ... Eddy Arnold (May 15, 1918) is an American country music singer. ... The Nashville Sound (often known as Countrypolitan) arose during the late 1950s as a sub-genre of American country music, replacing the chart dominance of the Honky Tonk sound which was most popular in the 1940s and 1950s. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) Country music, the first half of Billboards country and western music category, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ...


In 1975, Donny and Marie Osmond covered "Make The World Go Away" as a pop song, taking to the Top 40 charts in the U.K. and U.S.


In 2005, Martina McBride covered this song in her "Timeless" album.


It was also covered by Engelbert Humperdinck, as well as Jimmie Rogers, Elvis Presley, and Tom Jones. The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ...


 
 

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