Glen Campbell Biography (Wikipedia)
Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American rock and country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting a music and comedy variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television from January 1969 through June 1972.
During his 50 years in show business, Campbell has released more than 70 albums. He has sold 45 million records and accumulated 12 RIAA Gold albums, four Platinum albums and one Double-platinum album. He has placed a total of 80 different songs on either the Billboard Country Chart, Billboard Hot 100, or the Adult Contemporary Chart, of which 29 made the top 10 and of which nine reached number one on at least one of those charts. Campbell's hits include his recordings of John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind"; Jimmy Webb's "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", and "Galveston"; Larry Weiss's "Rhinestone Cowboy"; and Allen Toussaint's "Southern Nights".
- Jimmy Webb and Carol Kaye describe the origin of Glen Campbell's hit 'Wichita Lineman'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p013qrhq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p013qrhq.jpg2013-01-11T17:17:00.000ZJimmy Webb and Carol Kaye reveal how 'Wichita Lineman' came to life.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p013nf55
Jimmy Webb and Carol Kaye describe the origin of Glen Campbell's hit 'Wichita Lineman'
Glen Campbell Tracks