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Glen Campbell: The Glen Campbell Collection (1962-1989)

Colin Escott, Razor & Tie Records, 1997

ALTHOUGH GLEN CAMPBELL has always insisted that he's a country boy who sings--not a country singer, he arrived at a time when country music was in sore need of direction. He could no more forget the years he had played traditional country music than he could forget his mother and father back in Arkansas, but he was looking for a new breed of song from a new breed of songwriter.

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