Glen Campbell – Galveston

Written by on April 19, 2022

19 April 1969, Glen Campbell was at No.1 on the Billboard country singles chart with the Jimmy Webb song ‘Galveston’, which also made No.4 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song describes a soldier waiting to go into battle who thinks of the woman he loves and his hometown of Galveston, Texas: “I still hear your sea waves crashing/as I watch the cannons flashing/ I clean my gun/And dream of Galveston.” In 2003, this song ranked No.8 in CMT’s 100 Greatest Songs in Country Music.

Glen Campbell – Galveston

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