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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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

GLEN CAMPBELL LIVE WICHITA LINEMAN Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165671109620167

Happy 75th birthday to Jimmy Webb, born 15 Aug 1946, American singer, songwriter who wrote the 1968 hit for Richard Harris ‘MacArthur Park’, plus ‘Galveston’, for Glen Campbell (and other hits for Campbell), and ‘Up Up and Away’, a hit for 5th Dimension. According to BMI, his song ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’ […]

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 […]

22 April 1936, born on this day, 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 […]

8 Aug 2017, American singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and actor Glen Campbell died in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 81. He became a patient at an Alzheimer's long-term care and treatment facility in 2014. Campbell released more than 70 studio albums and sold 45 million records worldwide. His hits include: 'By the Time […]


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