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The Time That Glen Campbell Sang Just for Elvis

Glen Campbell was enlisted to record demos for Elvis Presley because Campbell could sing in the same key and replicate Presley's distinctive style. The songs on Sings for the King were intended only for Elvis to hear.

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Glen Campbell: Rhinestone Cowboy (expanded reissue)

The overly amplified arrangements and an occasional clunker like the schmaltzy "Pencils For Sale" aside, Rhinestone Cowboy makes for an album well worth rediscovery.

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'The Wrecking Crew' Celebrates One of the Music Industry's Best Kept Secrets

By showing the range and the influence these session musicians had on the hits from the '50s to the '70s, The Wrecking Crew proves their place in rock 'n' roll history.

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Jimmy Webb: Still Within the Sound of My Voice

This superb collection properly revisits select songs from a wide portfolio, adding respectful guest appearances that accentuate more than not.

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'Live Fast, Die Young' Doesn't Move Too Fast

Chasing rock 'n' roll legacy in (mostly) all the wrong places has its funny moments, but the pursuit fails by playing it safe.

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Glen Campbell: Live In Japan

Live In Japan is an artifact completely unworthy of the reissue treatment.

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CONTEST: Glen Campbell Earns Lifetime Achievement Award + Win 'Meet Glen Campbell'

This Sunday, February 11, Glen Campbell will have Blake Shelton and the Band Perry accompanying him as he performs at the Grammy Awards where he will be presented with the Recording Academy® Lifetime Achievement Award.

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The Best Country Music of 2011

At first it seemed like an especially quiet year in country music, and in some ways it might have been. At the same time, country is country: it rolls on.

Jedd Beaudoin, Dave Heaton, Josh Langhoff, and Jonathan Sanders
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Glen Campbell: Ghost on the Canvas

Musicians do not always the same luxury of planning their end strategy as television writers, but Campbell and company do, and they make the most out of it.

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By the Time Jimmy Webb Got to Nashville

From Elk City to Los Angeles to Nashville, Jimmy Webb celebrates five decades of songwriting on Just Across the River with ten artists you just might recognize and tells PopMatters all about it.

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Glen Campbell: Greatest Hits

Everyone loves Glen Campbell. Well, everyone tolerates Glen Campbell. Who could honestly hate the most inoffensive singer since Pat Boone?

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Glen Campbell: Meet Glen Campbell

Marketing endeavor or not, Meet Glen Campbell is part of a long tradition of older vocalists tackling a younger set of songs.


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