Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell

About Glen Campbell

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 no less than 12 RIAA Gold albums, 4 Platinum albums and 1 Double-Platinum album. Of the 74 trips up the country charts, 27 landed in the Top 10. 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.

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