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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
  • Occupations: Musician, songwriter, actor
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar, banjo, bass, bagpipes
  • Years active: 1958–2013
  • 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

Glen Campbell, on the Road With Alzheimer’s in ‘I’ll Be Me’
NY Times Movies, 2014-10-23 22:28:03
“I’ll Be Me,” a documentary directed by James Keach, follows Glen Campbell’s final tour, as he and his family deal with his decline from Alzheimer’s disease.

Movie Review: ‘Glen Campbell I’ll Be Me,’ a Final Tour, With Alzheimer’s
NY Times Movies, 2014-10-23 20:43:53
“Glen Campbell ... I’ll Be Me,” a documentary by James Keach, captures the final concert tour of a country music legend in the grip of Alzheimer’s disease.

At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's
LA Times Entertainme, 2014-10-23 14:00:00
Actor and filmmaker James Keach got a glimpse of how Glen Campbell might adjust to life at an Alzheimer's care facility near Nashville on one of the singer and guitarist's first visits there last year.

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