Glen Campbell
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"Glen Travis Campbell" is an American country music singer, guitarist, Presenter/television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of chart-topper/hits in the 1960s and 1970s, and 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. He has placed a total of 80 different songs on either the Hot Country Songs/Billboard Country Chart, Hot 100/Billboard Hot 100, and/or the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks/Adult Contemporary Chart, of which 29 made the Top 10 and of which nine reached number one on at least one of those charts. Campbell's hits include his recordings of John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind (song)/Gentle on My Mind", Jimmy Webb's "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", and "Galveston (song)/Galveston", Larry Weiss's "Rhinestone Cowboy (song)/Rhinestone Cowboy", and Allen Toussaint's "Southern Nights (song)/Southern Nights".

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So John Wayne ... rolled in the saddle as his nag ran at a gallop in the snow toward the chest-high fence. The horse stretched, Duke rose, and the two cleared the fence with plenty of room.

Duke insisted that he do his own jump.

Acting alongside the larger-than-life star I'd grown up idolizing back in Delight, Arkansas, was truly one of the most memorable experiences of my life.

I was standing in the old Western Studio 3 in Los Angeles looking at record albums. I saw a Johnny Rivers album with a song whose title intrigued me. I didn't know if 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix' was about the town or about the mythological bird coming out of the ashes.

Some people have said that I can 'hear' a hit song, meaning that I can tell the first time a song is played for me if it has potential. I have been able to hear some of the hits that way, but I can also 'feel' one.

In 1969, Pod Rogers came up with the idea of getting on the 'Glen Campbell Good Time Hour,' Russell said.

I guess I'm like Roger Miller who used to say that he didn't have as many jokes as he thought he did.

I had albums before that, but once the TV show started everything really took off, ... I used that show to get every country act I could onto television.

I can't tell you how short a period it seems like -- 32 years -- to 1967. And now I'm up here getting the Pioneer Award. Then I was getting the go get 'em award.