This month back in 1970, The Glen Campbell Goodtime album debuted on Billboard’s Country Music Chart!
When Charlie Kaman gave Glen an Ovation guitar to try out, Glen took a liking to it so much that Charlie then asked him “What would you like to have?” And from that, the “Glen Campbell Deluxe Balladeer was born. Built to perfectly to fit his specifications and style, the new acoustic helped propel him into the mainstream. He played it on Goodtime Hour and showcased it in his photo-ops. Glen and his new Ovation guitar catapulted each other into … Read the rest
Glen Campbell played a major role in developing the American Country Music Awards. Before 1963, west coast country was not getting the recognition it deserved, even with all the contributions it has made to country music as a whole. Therefore, GlenCampbell, along with songwriter and publisher, Eddie Miller came up with the idea for a West Coast country music awards presentation. It did not become officially founded until 1964 where it was renamed, “Country and Western Music Academy”.… Read the rest
The limited edition Glen Campbell “Signature Burst” tote bag is now available! Click here for details.
“Glen Campbell is one of the greatest talents to ever walk the face of the earth,” Kimbrell says. “…My goal is to make sure Glen’s musical legacy lives on forever and is passed down for generations to come.” Read more here!
Pictured (L-R): TK Kimbrell and Glen Campbell… Read the rest
Make sure to catch Glen Campbell’s daughter, Ashley Campbell, at one of her upcoming tour dates! See the full list of dates below!
Sat, June 11th – Nashville, TN – CMA Music Festival
Weds, June 15th – Uncasville, CT – Wolf Den
Sat, July 30th – Buffalo, NY – Buffalo Ribfest TICKETS
Sat, August 27th – St. Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fair – Leinie Lodge Bandshell (1:00 pm) TICKETS
Sat, August 27th – St. Paul, MN – Minnesota State … Read the rest