Glen Campbell Biography

Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, guitarist, television host and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as for hosting a variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television.

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, 4 Platinum albums and 1 Double-Platinum album. Campbell's hits include 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".

Campbell made history by winning four Grammys in both country and pop categories in 1967. For "Gentle on My Mind" he received two awards in country & western, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" did the same in pop. He owns trophies for Male Vocalist of the Year from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM), and took the CMA's top award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year. In 1969 Campbell was picked by actor John Wayne to play alongside him in the film True Grit, which gave Campbell a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer. Campbell sang the title song which was nominated for an Academy Award.

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Glen Campbell diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

Country singer announces last UK dates before he retires from playing live

  • Jun 22, 2011

Guided By Voices, Jakob Dylan and The Replacements write songs for final Glen Campbell album

Country legend's 'Ghost On The Canvas' is released in August

  • Jun 8, 2011

Glen Campbell covers Green Day, Foo Fighters on new album

The country legend reinterprets his favourite tunes

  • Jul 31, 2008

Isobel Campbell to release her second album of the year

This time the Mercury nominee goes it alone

  • Sep 7, 2006

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Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.)

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Rhinestone Cowboy

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The Capitol Years 65/77

The Capitol Years 65/77

[a]Glen Campbell[/a] never commanded [B]Presley[/B]'s sultry, gospel-kissed depths or [a]Roy Orbison[/a]'s blazing, operatic peaks.....

  • Feb 11, 1999

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