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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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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

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.

Film Review: ‘Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me’
Variety, 2014-10-21 02:38:17
In 2011, while country crooner and legendary guitarist Glen Campbell prepared to tour in support of his latest album, his family revealed that he had received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

Playlist: What's Jerry Shriver listening to?
USA Today Music, 2014-10-20 20:07:14
This week's playlist includes new releases by Glen Campbell, Kat Edmonson and Bill Frisell         

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