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  • Category: Recording
  • Star rank: 932
  • Address:
    6811 Hollywood Blvd
  • Position: 3 tiles from the curb, facing east
  • GPS location:
    34.101665, -118.341170

Glen Campbell

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Previous star: Hattie McDaniel

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.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Glen Travis Campbell
  • Born: April 22, 1936 (age 78) Delight, Arkansas, U.S.
  • Genres: Country, rock, folk, pop, folk rock, gospel
  • Occupations: Musician, songwriter, actor
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar, banjo, bass, bagpipes
  • Years active: 1958–2012
  • Labels: Capitol, Atlantic, MCA, Liberty, 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

In the news

Country Legend Glen Campbell Refuses to be Silenced by Alzheimer's
Entertainment Tonigh, 2014-08-06 23:09:00
Alzheimer's has made it difficult for Glen Campbell to remember names and people, but he has no problem performing on stage. We have a look at the new documentary about his diagnosis.

Glen Campbell's wife defends Alzheimer's care
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2014-06-20 20:22:13
Kim Campbell has been on the defensive over her decision to place her country-singer husband in a long-term Alzheimer's care facility

Glen Campbell's Condition Deteriorates, Wife Defends His Care
Hollywood Reporter, 2014-06-20 14:12:18
Kim Campbell wrote that doctors persuaded her earlier this spring to discontinue care at the family's home, drawing criticism from Campbell's daughter, Debby.read more

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