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Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, 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 79) 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

Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-06-30 19:34:37
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network.

Television: Glen Campbell’s Sunset Tour
NY Times TV, 2015-06-24 18:51:45
“Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me,” Sunday on CNN, follows the musician as he performs while confronting the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

CNN Prescribes New Eli Lilly Commercials For Glen Campbell Documentary
Variety, 2015-06-19 13:45:07
CNN has a new advertising prescription: Take a documentary about a music star afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease and mix it with a pharmaceutical sponsor that wants consumers to recognize its efforts to find a cure for the devastating ailment. When the Time Warner-owned cable-news network airs “Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me,” ...

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