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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, 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 78) 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

In the news

Aaron Watson Debuts at No. 1 on Top Country Albums, Oscars Lift Glen Campbell
Billboard, 2015-02-26 20:43:01
Texas/Red Dirt touring-circuit veteran Aaron Watson becomes the first solo male of the Nielsen Music era (1991-present) to debut at No. 1 on...

Tim McGraw reflects on Glen Campbell's song
USA Today Movies, 2015-02-26 18:46:22
Tim McGraw looks back on his emotional tribute to Glen Campbell at the Oscars.         

Hats Off To Tim McGraw & Faith Hill! - VIDEO
Access HW Music, 2015-02-23 06:55:45
Faith Hill & Tim McGraw talk with Billy Bush on the 2015 Oscars red carpet. Tim discusses how he’s honoring Glen Campbell in the show.

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