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Glen Campbell (2012)

Interview by Robin Platts, Rock's Backpages Audio, 2012

The master interpreter talks about his long, fruitful relationship with songwriter Jimmy Webb, from first recording such classics as 'Galveston' and 'By The Time I Get Phoenix', to their recent collaboration on the Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb: In Session album.

File format: mp3; file size: 11.8mb, interview length: 12' 55" sound quality: ** (phoner)


Small Faces, Velvet Underground etc.: New Albums Reviewed

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, June 1968

Cockney Rock LP puts Small Faces in West Coast bracket ...

Glen Campbell: Wichita Lineman (Ember STEREO NR5043)

Review by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, March 1969

'Wichita Lineman'; '(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay'; 'If You Go Away'; 'Ann'; 'Words'; 'Fate Of Man'; 'Dreams Of The Everyday Housewife'; 'The Straight ...

"Jimmy Webb Is A Country Boy", Glen Campbell tells R.M.'s Lon Goddard

Interview by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, May 1969

"JIMMY WEBB," explained smooth voiced Glen Campbell, somewhere south of Wichita, but still on the line, "is a likeable easy going country boy. One of ...

Glen Campbell – Former Beach Boy and Elvis Guitarist!

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, June 1970

IT MAY NOT be generally known that Glen Campbell is a former member of the Beach Boys... that he was once a brilliant session guitarist ...

Glen Campbell: Carnegie Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, New York Times, The, February 1973

Glen Campbell Adds To His Star Status In Carnegie Recital ...

Live in Las Vegas: Dawn and Glen Campbell

Report by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, December 1973

"HANG ON tight," said the man in the next seat on the Western Airlines jet. "Landings in Las Vegas are the roughest in the world." ...

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

Sleevenotes by 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 ...

Glen Campbell

Profile and Interview by David Bennun, Guardian, The, 2000

"I CAN," says Glen Campbell, "wriggle my right breast." He demonstrates. It's true. He can. ...

Glen Campbell: 'Wichita Lineman'

Retrospective by Johnny Black, Blender, November 2001

Vital statistics 

on Glen Campbell's 'Wichita Lineman' ...

Crooners: The Second Coming

Overview by Jude Rogers, New Statesman, October 2008

Inspired by Johnny Cash with his ring of fire, a slew of ageing crooners are pursuing their desires ...

Sir Cliff and Glen Campbell live in Newcastle

Live Review by Elaine Cusack, Rock's Backpages, October 2011

IF SOMEONE HAD told the 15-year-old Elaine that one weekend in the future she'd see both Cliff Richard and Glen Campbell in concert, she'd have ...

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