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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, 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

Laughter Outweighs Tears at ‘Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me’ Premiere
Variety, 2014-11-12 20:59:38
Without leaving a dry eye in the house, “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” premiered Tuesday at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood to an audience of friends, fans and family of the country music and television legend. The documentary follows Campbell, who announced his diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and impending ...

Could Alzheimer's-Afflicted Glen Campbell Land a Best Original Song Oscar Nom?
Hollywood Reporter, 2014-11-06 01:16:19
The iconic "Rhinestone Cowboy," who now lives in a memory care facility, co-wrote "Not Gonna Miss You," the song that plays over the credits of a doc about his "Goodbye Tour" — which means he is eligible for an Oscar nomread more

Hollywood Music in Media Awards: Gregg Alexander Performs, Glen Campbell Feted
Hollywood Reporter, 2014-11-05 07:20:47
Alexander, the former New Radicals frontman who is behind the Oscar-contending song 'Lost Stars' from 'Begin Again,' sang publicly for the first time in 15 yearsread more

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