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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

Tim McGraw to perform live at the Oscars
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2015-01-29 20:57:08
He'll be singing "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" from Glen Campbell's "Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me"

Tim McGraw to sing for Glen Campbell at Oscars
USA Today Music, 2015-01-29 15:46:02
Get ready to weep.         

Tim McGraw Headed to the Oscars for Glen Campbell Tribute
Billboard, 2015-01-29 14:31:18
Tim McGraw will perform "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" as a tribute to the Oscar-nominated Glen Campbell at the 87th Oscars. The song appears in the...

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