Sunday, April 22, 2012

Good Times

Hey, it's Glen Campbell's birthday.  He was as a top session man on guitar--part of the Wrecking Crew--but by the late 60s became a major star on his own.

He had two #1 hits, both in the 70s--"Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Southern Nights." But I think his best hits were in the 60s, often written by Jimmy Webb.  For example, his first top ten song:

My favorite is probably this Webb creation that went to #4 in 1969:


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