Don Von Tress
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Don Von Tress is an American country music songwriter. He is known for writing the song "Achy Breaky Heart", which was recorded in 1991 by The Marcy Brothers (under the title "Don't Tell My Heart"), and more notably in 1992 by Billy Ray Cyrus.
Von Tress was a member of the United States Army and served as a helicopter pilot starting in 1969. At the time of "Achy Breaky Heart"'s success, Von Tress lived in Cypress Inn, Tennessee, with his wife Jeanne.
- Rudder, Randy. "STORY BEHIND THE SONG ... 'ACHY BREAKY HEART'", Country Weekly, April 25, 2002.
- Shults, Lynn (May 30, 1992). "Country Corner". Billboard. https://books.google.com/books?id=jg8EAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA30&dq=%22don+von+tress%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjR49HH5LXOAhXITCYKHWwNCwoQ6AEIOzAG#v=onepage&q=%22don%20von%20tress%22&f=false.