Glen Campbell

Born in April 22nd, 1936

From Delight, Arkansas, USA

Glen Campbell Biography

Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is a Grammy- and Dove Award-winning, Golden Globe-nominated American country pop singer, guitarist, television host and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as for hosting a variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television. During his 50 years in show business, Campbell has released more than 70 albums.

He has sold 45 million records and racked up 12 RIAA Gold albums, 4 Platinum albums and 1 Double-Platinum album. Of his 74 trips up the country charts, 27 landed in the Top 10. Campbell's hits include John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind", Jimmy Webb's "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman" and "Galveston", Larry Weiss's "Rhinestone Cowboy" and Allen Toussaint's "Southern Nights".

Campbell made history by winning four Grammys in both country and pop categories in 1967. For "Gentle on My Mind" he received two awards in country & western, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" did the same in pop. He owns trophies for Male Vocalist of the Year from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM), and took the CMA's top honor as 1968 Entertainer of the Year.

In 1969 Campbell was hand picked by actor John Wayne to play alongside him in the film True Grit, which gave Campbell a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer. Campbell sang the title song which was nominated for an Academy Award. In 2005, Campbell was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Description above from the Wikipedia article Glen Campbell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .

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Glen Campbell Filmography

The Wrecking Crew Poster
March 11, 2008
Karaoke Video Poster
January 1, 2007
Glen Campbell: In Concert Poster
December 3, 2002
Third World Cop Poster
February 12, 2000
Rock-A-Doodle Poster
April 3, 1992

Glen Campbell Videos