Monday, September 26, 2011

Glen Campbell - Voice Your Choice

Glen Campbell was born April 22, 1936 in Delight, Arkansas. As a guitarist and member of the famous Wrecking Crew studio musicians, Glen Campbell recorded with The Champs (Tequila) in 1960, The Hondells (Little Honda) in 1964, The Beach Boys (Pet Sounds album) and Sagittarius (My World Fell Down) in 1967. He went on to host his own TV show, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour from 1968 to 1972.

He charted a whopping 75 times on the country music charts and 42 times on the Adult Contemporary charts. He also appeared on the pop charts 38 times between 1961 and 1981.

On August 30th, 2011 he released his final album, Ghost On The Canvas and is also performing in concert on his Goodbye Tour. He has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, and he is anxious to give his final performances while he is still able.

This week on Treasure Island Oldies, Voice Your Choice presents Glen Campbell with two of his many, many hits: Galveston and Rhinestone Cowboy. Cast your vote for the song you'd like to hear at the Voice Your Choice page. We'll play the winning song inthe 3rd hour of next week's show.