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Glen Campbell

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Glen Campbell

American country music singer, guitarist, television host and occasional actor add

Category: Music (655)

Born in 1936.

Countries: United States (77%), United Kingdom (7%), Canada (5%)

Main connections: Elvis Presley, True Grit (1969 film), John Wayne

Linked to: CBS, Country Music Association, Capitol Records, NBC

 

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Glen Campbell was born in 1936 add something


1950

James Burton - Since the 1950s, Burton has recorded and performed with an array of notable singers, including Bob Luman, Dale Hawkins, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, John_Denver, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, Judy Collins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Claude King, Elvis Costello, Joe Osborn, Roy Orbison, Joni Mitchell, Vince Gill, Suzi Quatro and Allen "Puddler" Harris


1956

Campbell has been married four times and is the father of five sons and three daughters, ranging in year of birth from 1956 to 1986 add something


1958

In 1958 Campbell formed his own band, the Western Wranglers add something


1960

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Campbell released a long series of singles and appeared in the movies "True Grit" with John Wayne and Kim Darby and "Norwood" with Kim Darby and Joe Namath add something

 

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 add something

 

In 1960, Campbell moved to Los Angeles to become a session musician add something

 

Al De Lory - He was the producer and arranger of a series of worldwide hits by Glen Campbell in the 1960s, including John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind", Jimmy Webb's "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman" and "Galveston"

 

Ken Mansfield - Since the 1960s, Mansfield has been associated with an array of notable performers including The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Waylon Jennings, James Taylor, Roy Orbison, Don Ho, the Imperials, Tompall Glaser, Harry Nilsson, Glen Campbell, Buck_Owens, Lou Rawls, Andy Williams, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Eric Burdon, Badfinger, Ray Stevens, Jackie Lomax, The Four Freshmen, Judy Garland, Dolly Parton, David Cassidy, Nick Gilder, Claudine Longet and Jessi Colter


1961

In May 1961 he left The Champs and subsequently got signed by Crest Records, a subsidiary of American Music add something


1962

In 1962 Campbell signed with Capitol records add something


1964

From December 1964 to early March 1965, Campbell was a touring member of the Beach Boys, filling in for Brian Wilson add something

 

The Beach Boys - For the rest of 1964 and into 1965, Glen Campbell served as Wilson's replacement in concert, until his own career success required him to leave the group in April 1965


1965

In 1965 he had his biggest hit yet, reaching number 45 on the Hot 100 with a version of Buffy Sainte-Marie's "Universal Soldier" add something

 

Bruce Johnston - On April 9, 1965, Johnston joined the Beach Boys, replacing Glen Campbell, who was playing bass on the road and singing Brian Wilson's vocal parts


1966

The follow-up singles didn't do well though and Capitol was considering dropping Campbell from the label in 1966 when he was teamed with producer Al DeLory add something

 

Howie Smith - As a freelance musician Smith composed and produced commercial jingles for radio and television between 1966 and 1972, and in the late 1960s and early 1970s toured with Elvis Presley, Glen Campbell, Bob_Crosby, Warren Covington and Les Elgart, among others

 

Gene Vincent - In 1966 and 1967, in the States, he recorded for Challenge Records, backed by ex-members of The Champs and Glen Campbell


1967

Campbell and De Lory collaborated again on 1967's "Gentle on My Mind", written by John Hartford add something

 

Campbell made history by winning four Grammys in both country and pop categories in 1967 add something

 

It was followed by the bigger hit "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" later in 1967, and "I Wanna Live" and "Wichita Lineman" in 1968 add something

 

Together they first collaborated on "Burning Bridges" which became a top 20 country hit in early 1967, and the album of the same name add something

 

Leon Russell - He worked sessions with Dorsey Burnette and Glen Campbell on Campbell's 1967 album "Gentle on My Mind", where he was credited as "Russell Bridges" on piano.


1968

After he hosted a 1968 summer replacement for television's "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" variety show, Campbell hosted his own weekly variety show, "The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour", from January 1969 through June 1972 add something

 

He owns trophies for Male Vocalist of the Year from both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music , and took the CMA's top award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year add something


1969

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 add something

 

The 1969 song True Grit by composer Elmer Bernstein and lyricist Don Black, and sung by Campbell, who co-starred in the movie, received nominations for both the Academy award for Best Song and the Golden Globe add something

 

The Monkees - Throughout 1969 the trio appeared as guests on television programs such as "The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour", "The Johnny Cash Show", "Hollywood Squares", and "Laugh-In"

 

Buddy Guy - Buddy Guy appeared onstage at the March 1969 "Supershow" at Staines, England that included Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Jack Bruce, Stephen Stills, Buddy Miles, Glen Campbell, Roland Kirk, Jon Hiseman, and The Misunderstood


1970

At the height of his popularity, a 1970 biography by Freda Kramer, "The Glen Campbell Story", was published add something

 

Jeff Barry - During the 1970s and 1980s Barry scored numerous hit songs on the country charts, among them "Out Of Hand" by Gary Stewart, "Sayin' Hello, Sayin' I Love You, Sayin' Goodbye" by Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius, "Lie To You For Your Love" by The Bellamy Brothers, a remake of "Chip Chip" by Patsy Sledd, and "Walkin' In The Sun" by Glen Campbell

 

Charles Portis - "Norwood" was adapted as a movie in 1970, starring Glen Campbell as the title character, with Kim Darby and the football star Joe Namath


1971

From 1971 to 1983, Campbell was the celebrity host of the Los Angeles Open, an annual professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour add something


1972

After the cancellation of his CBS series in 1972, Campbell remained a regular on network television add something


1974

Campbell had heard the songwriter Larry Weiss' version while on tour of Australia in 1974 add something


1975

The song was included in Dickie Goodman's "Jaws" movie parody song "Mr. Jaws"; both songs were on the October 4, 1975 Hot 100 top 10 add something


1976

He hosted a number of television specials, including 1976's "Down Home, Down Under" with Olivia Newton-John add something

 

Shortly after, he had an affair with and later married singer Mac Davis's second wife, Sarah Barg, in 1976 add something

 

Mac Davis - She left him in 1976 for Glen Campbell and had one child with Campbell, whom she left shortly after Dylan's birth


1980

Campbell made a cameo appearance in the 1980 Clint Eastwood movie "Any Which Way You Can", for which he recorded the title song add something

 

From 1980-81 Campbell had a very public relationship with 21-year-old country star Tanya Tucker that was the subject of supermarket tabloids for months add something

 

They had one child together and divorced in 1980, three weeks after Dillon's birth add something


1984

It was the inspiration for the 1984 Dolly Parton/Sylvester Stallone movie "Rhinestone" add something


1987

Steve Wariner - Wariner sang duet vocals on Glen Campbell's 1987 single "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle"


1990

Jackson went to work for Campbell's music publishing business in the early 1990s and later had many of his hit songs published in part by Campbell's company, Seventh Son Music add something


1991

In 1991, he provided the voice of the Elvis Presley sound alike rooster Chanticleer in the Don Bluth film "Rock-A-Doodle add something

 

Jonathan David Brown - He produced Glen Campbell's 1991 gospel album "Show Me Your Way", and Steve Taylor's debut EP and LP, "I Want To Be A Clone" and "Meltdown"


1997

Wade Hayes - In 1997, Hayes issued a cover of Glen Campbell's song "Wichita Lineman" as the first single for a third album which was to have been titled "Tore Up from the Floor Up"


1999

In 1999 Campbell was featured on VH-1's "Behind the Music", A&E Network's "Biography" in 2001, and on a number of CMT programs add something


2002

Campbell made a techno/pop version of the song in 2002 with UK artists Rikki & Daz and went to the top 10 in the UK with the dance version and related music video add something


2003

Campbell ranked 29th on "CMT's 40 Greatest Men of Country Music" in 2003 add something


2005

In 2005, Campbell was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame add something


2007

Barbara Mandrell - Time-Life recently released a DVD collection called "The Best of Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters" on May 1, 2007, which features more than 40 guest musical performances including country superstars Johnny Cash, Alabama, Marty Robbins, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, The Statler Brothers, Ray Charles, John Schneider, Glen Campbell and many more, as well as comedy legend Bob Hope


2008

In a 2008 interview they said that they have been adherents of Messianic Judaism for two decades add something

 

It was announced in April 2008 that Campbell was returning to his signature label, Capitol, to release his new album, "Meet Glen Campbell" add something

 

The first single, a cover of Green Day's "Good Riddance ", was released to radio in July 2008 add something


2010

In March 2010, a farewell album titled "Ghost on the Canvas" was announced which served as a companion to "Meet Glen Campbell" add something


2011

In June 2011, Campbell announced that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six months earlier add something

 

"Ghost on the Canvas" was released on August 30, 2011, with collaborations that include Paul Westerberg , Wallflower's singer Jakob Dylan, Chris Isaak, Rick Nielsen and Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins add something


 

Campbell sang "Rhinestone Cowboy" as a goodbye at the 2012 Grammy awards which was held on February 12, 2012 add something

 

Josh Homme - In June 2012, it was revealed that Homme would be starring in Glen Campbell's final music video for the song "A Better Place"


2014

In April 2014, news reports indicated the 78 year old had become a patient at an Alzheimer's long-term care and treatment facility add something

 

The song, which is featured in a new documentary, "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me", was released on September 30, 2014, with the documentary following on October 24 add something

 

James Keach - He directed a documentary, "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me", about country music singer Glen Campbell and his battle with Alzheimer's disease, that was released in October 2014


2015

On March 10, 2015, NBC News reported that Campbell could no longer speak for himself and that two of his children had sought legal action against Campbell's wife Kim, with the assertion that she had "secluded" the singer and prevented them from "participating" in the 78-year-old's medical care add something


2016

On 8 March 2016, the Rolling Stone reported that Campbell was living in a Nashville memory care facility and that he was in the "final stages" of his disease add something

 

On this occasion, Jimmy Webb, with whom Campbell had frequently collaborated, announced he would launch a special edition of his national touring show on May 3, 2016 called "Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years," at Nashville's City Winery add something

 

In August 2016, Campbell's eldest daughter Debby, and son Travis claimed that their father's present wife, Kim, had refused to let Campbell's children visit him and that she was keeping him secluded add something

 

On August 30, 2016, during the 10th Annual ACM Honors, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton and others performed a medley of Glen Campbell's songs in tribute of him add something


2017

In April 2017, Campbells final album, "Adiós", was announced, featuring twelve songs from his final 2012-13 sessions add something

 

His final studio album, "Adiós", is slated for release on June 9, 2017 add something

 

The album is slated for release on June 9, 2017 add something

 

He died in Nashville, Tennessee on August 8, 2017 at the age of 81 add something

 

"Glen Campbell, the Rhinestone Cowboy, was an avid golfer who helped restore prestige to the Los Angeles Open," "Golf Digest", August 9, 2017 add something

 

Stuart Chatwood - The first single "This Land is Your Land" featuring Glen Campbell was released in August 2017 and may be found s://www


2019

On June 25, 2019, "The New York Times Magazine" listed Glen Campbell among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire add something