“Crazy Arms” is an American country song which was a career-making hit for Ray Price. The song, released in May 1956, went on to become a number 1 country hit that year, establishing Price’s sound, and redefining honky-tonk music. It was Price’s first No. 1 hit. The song was published in 1949 by pedal steel player Ralph Mooney and Charles “Chuck” Seals.[1] The actual lyricist may have been Paul Gilley of Kentucky, who worked as a ghost writer for various artists including Hank Williams. What did you think? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.