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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 77) 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: Bobby Darin, Ricky Nelson, The Champs, The Forte’ Four, Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, The Green River Boys, Frank Sinatra, Phil Spector, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, Bobbie Gentry, Anne Murray John Hartford, Jimmy Webb, Kenny Rogers, Leon Russell, Roy Clark, Linda Ronstadt, Andy Williams
  • Website: www.glencampbellshow.com

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

In the news

Glen Campbell moved to Alzheimer's care facility, report says
LA Times Entertainme, 2014-04-17 20:14:00
Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer’s disease care facility, a friend of his family has told People magazine.

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Cast, Glen Campbell Honored at ‘A Night at Sardi’s’
Variety, 2014-03-27 16:43:16
The Beverly Hilton transformed into New York City’s Broadway institution Sardi’s for the 22nd Annual “A Night at Sardi’s” in support of the Alzheimer’s Association on Wednesday. Country Hall of Famer Glen Campbell was honored with the first Glen Campbell Courage Award. His wife, Kim, accepted the award on his ...

Video: Singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb performs "Easy For You To Say"
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2013-09-07 16:37:12
Jimmy Webb's songs have been recorded by the likes of Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, and Glen Campbell. He joins Second Cup Cafe to sing "Easy For You To Say."

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