Friday, April 17, 2009


Friday is Music day around here and this week Glen Campbell turns 73 this week.

Glen Campbell.

Birth name : Glen Travis Campbell
Born : April 22, 1936 (1936-04-22)
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 75 trips up the charts, 27 landed in the Top 10. Campbell was hand-picked by actor John Wayne to play alongside him in the 1969 film True Grit, which gave Campbell a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer, and gave Wayne his only Academy Award.
Campbell sang and had a hit with the title song (by the same name) which was nominated for an Academy Award. He performed it live at that year's Academy Awards Show.
In 2005, Campbell was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Here is a clip with Glen singing that song From "True Grit"

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Have a great weekend.

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