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Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman” & Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” Earn Historic Honor

Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman” & Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” Earn Historic Honor

The Library of Congress added 25 titles to the National Recording Registry, including Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman,” Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” and Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” which was penned by Dolly Parton. The 25 titles were chosen based on their “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant” importance. This year’s additions…MORE

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

An accomplished guitarist, Glen Campbell was a highly sought-after session player who performed on recordings by the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Merle Haggard before becoming a successful solo artist known for his uncanny ability to pick great songs. Below are the stories behind five of Glen’s most popular songs: “Gentle On My Mind,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “Rhinestone…MORE

Listen: Kix Brooks’ Interview with Glen Campbell

Listen: Kix Brooks’ Interview with Glen Campbell

We re-visit Kix Brooks’ interview with Glen Campbell from October 2007. In this special visit, Glen looks back on his career and what it was like playing sessions for the likes of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. Plus, he and Kix discuss the talents of Keith Urban and songwriter Jimmy Webb.MORE

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