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Glen Campbell in 1967

Source: Wikipedia

Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American 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 variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Glen Travis Campbell
  • Born: April 22, 1936 (age 79) Delight, Arkansas, U.S.
  • Genres: Country, rock, folk, pop, folk rock, gospel
  • Occupation(s): Musician, songwriter, actor
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar, banjo, bass, bagpipes
  • Years active: 1958–2013
  • Labels: Capitol, Atlantic, MCA, Liberty, Surfdog Records, New Haven
  • Associated acts: The Champs, The Beach Boys, Bobbie Gentry, Anne Murray, Jimmy Webb, John Hartford, Jerry Reed
  • Website: www.glencampbellmusic.com

Read more about Glen Campbell at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Glen Campbell's widow Kim opens up about late singer's alcoholism: 'He was self-destructing'
USA Today Music, 2020-06-23 20:55:16
Glen Campbell's widow, Kim, has written a candid new memoir about her marriage to the late country star, who died in 2017 from Alzheimer's disease.        

Dr. Dre, Mister Rogers, Glen Campbell among 2020 Library of Congress recording inductees
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-03-25 07:01:17
Historic recordings by Dr. Dre, Whitney Houston, Glen Campbell, Mister Rogers are among 25 new inductees into the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.

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Variety, 2019-08-24 13:30:46
Before there was a name and a place for it, an “outlaw” was what Tanya Tucker was in the years following her gentle country smash with the gospel lilt, “Delta Dawn,” in 1972. A hellraiser and heartbreaker (Merle Haggard and Glen Campbell were just a few of her noted lovers), ...

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