Thursday, August 10, 2017

Music Deaths: Glen Campbell-- Part 2: A Remarkable Solo Career

He then toured with the Beach Boys as Brian Wilson's replacement.

And then, as a solo artist he had twenty Top 40 hits on the Pop Charts (considering that he was primarily a country performer this is amazing.  Among them were two #1s:

Rhinestone Cowboy  1975
Southern Nights  1977

Other big hits:

Wichita Lineman  #3-1969
Galveston  #4- 1969
It's Only Make Believe  #10-1970

He hosted the Glen Miller Good Time Hour on CBS from 1968-1972.  Appeared in the movies "True Grit" and "Norwood."

Won six Grammy Awards and was nominated for 11 more.  Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2012, Country Music Hall of Fame 2005.

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