Glen Campbell (US country singer, guitarist & actor)

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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, 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 accumulated 12 RIAA Gold albums, 4 Platinum albums and 1 Double-Platinum album. 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 award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year. In 1969 Campbell was 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.

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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1965 The Big Bad Rock Guitar of Glen Campbell Glen Campbell 1
1967 Gentle On My Mind Glen Campbell 2
1967 By the Time I Get to Phoenix Glen Campbell 2
1968 Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell 2
1969 Galveston Glen Campbell 1
1970 Try a Little Kindness Glen Campbell 1
1970 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Album Glen Campbell 1
1971 The Last Time I Saw Her Glen Campbell 1
1971 Anne Murray / Glen Campbell Anne Murray & Glen Campbell 1
1971 A Satisfied Mind Glen Campbell 1
1974 Reunion: The Songs of Jimmy Webb Glen Campbell 1
1975 Rhinestone Cowboy Glen Campbell 1
1975 Ernie Sings & Glen Picks Tennessee Ernie Ford & Glen Campbell 1
1976 Bloodline Glen Campbell 1
1977 Southern Nights Glen Campbell 1
1988 Still Within the Sound of My Voice Glen Campbell 1
1988 Light Years Glen Campbell 1
1991 Unconditional Love Glen Campbell 1
1991 Country Classics Glen Campbell 1
1992 Wings of Victory Glen Campbell 1
1995 Christmas With Glen Campbell Glen Campbell 1
1995 Ultimate Glen Campbell Glen Campbell 1
2001 Reunion: The Songs of Jimmy Webb Glen Campbell 1
2003 Show Me Your Way Glen Campbell 1
2008 Old Home Town Glen Campbell 1
2008 Meet Glen Campbell Glen Campbell 3
2011 Ghost on the Canvas Glen Campbell 2
2013 See You There Glen Campbell 2
A Glen Campbell Christmas Glen Campbell 1
Big Bluegrass Special Glen Campbell 1
Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell 1
Ode to Billy Joe / Bobbie Gentry & Glenn Campbell Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell 1
That Christmas Feeling Glen Campbell 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1971 Christmas with Glen Campbell Compilation Glen Campbell 1
1987 20 Golden Greats Compilation Glen Campbell 3 1
1987 The Very Best of Glen Campbell Compilation Glen Campbell 1
1989 Favorite Hymns Compilation Glen Campbell 1
1989 The Complete Glen Campbell Compilation Glen Campbell 1
1992 The World of Glen Campbell Live Compilation Glen Campbell 1
1994 Glen Campbell Live! His Greatest Hits Compilation Glen Campbell 1
1995 Classics Collection Compilation Glen Campbell 1
1995 The Essential Glen Campbell, Volume 2 Compilation Glen Campbell 1
1999 The Capitol Years 65/77 Compilation Glen Campbell 1
2000 20 Great Hits Compilation Glen Campbell 1
2002 Rhinestone Cowboy / Bloodline: The Lambert & Potter Sessions 1975-1976 Compilation Glen Campbell 1
2003 Rhinestone Cowboy: The Best of Glen Campbell Compilation Glen Campbell 1
2003 The Legacy (1961-2002) Compilation Glen Campbell 1
2004 And I Love You So Compilation Glen Campbell 1
2004 The Definitive Glen Campbell Compilation Glen Campbell 1
2006 Classic Campbell Compilation Glen Campbell 1

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