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17 May 1967, Working at the Capitol Recording Studio in Hollywood, Glen Campbell recorded ‘Gentle On My Mind,’ a song written by John Hartford and arranged by Leon Russell. The song went on to win won four Grammy Awards the following year and became the theme to the television variety show, The Glen Campbell Goodtime […]

Former DIO and DIO DISCIPLES guitarist Craig Goldy has weighed in on the way Vivian Campbell was fired from DIO, saying that Vivian must have done something “pretty insulting” to get himself kicked out of Ronnie James Dio‘s band. Ronnie, Vivian, drummer Vinny Appice and bassist Jimmy Bain collaborated on the first three DIO albums — 1983’s “Holy Diver”, 1984’s “The Last In Line” and 1985’s “Sacred Heart” — before Irishman Campbell left to join WHITESNAKE in 1987. Vivian later publicly took issue with Ronnie‘s need […]

CRAIG GOLDY Says VIVIAN CAMPBELL Must Have Done Something ‘Pretty Insulting’ To Get Himself Fired From DIO CRAIG GOLDY Says VIVIAN CAMPBELL Must Have Done Something ‘Pretty Insulting’ To Get Himself Fired From DIO Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5606562692695681

LAMB OF GOD’s JOHN CAMPBELL To Miss Next Couple Of Shows; PHIL DEMMEL To Step In LAMB OF GOD’s JOHN CAMPBELL To Miss Next Couple Of Shows; PHIL DEMMEL To Step In Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5581820838503200

Watch: LAMB OF GOD Performs Without Singer RANDY BLYTHE And Bassist JOHN CAMPBELL At Green Bay Concert LAMB OF GOD Performs Without Singer RANDY BLYTHE And Bassist JOHN CAMPBELL At Green Bay Concert Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5580979738587310

Born on this day, 22 April 1936, Glen Campbell, country singer, songwriter, TV presenter. Hits include ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’, ‘Wichita Lineman’, and ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’. As a session musician in the 1960s he worked with Bobby Darin, Ricky Nelson, The Monkees, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra. His guitar playing can be heard on […]

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 […]

Watch VIVIAN CAMPBELL And VINNY APPICE Perform DIO Classics With LAST IN LINE At Florida’s ROKISLAND FEST Watch VIVIAN CAMPBELL And VINNY APPICE Perform DIO Classics With LAST IN LINE At Florida’s ROKISLAND FEST Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5283418681676752

21 Dec 1968, Glen Campbell topped the US album chart with ‘Wichita Lineman’. Although the LP would stay on the chart for 46 weeks, it would be Campbell’s only No.1 album. The title track which was written by American songwriter Jimmy Webb reached No 3 on the US singles chart. https://youtu.be/6GWF0RwVVjo Glen Campbell – Wichita […]

4 Dec 1982, Special guests on this week’s syndicated US music television series The Glen Campbell Music Show included B.J. Thomas who performed “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” and then with Glen Campbell played “Hang On Baby (Ease My Mind)” and “Amazing Grace”. https://youtu.be/eA3hC2UwkIE Glen Campbell & BJ Thomas – Good Times Again (2007) […]


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