Glen Travis Campbell is an American country music singer who recorded classics such as "Country Boy" and "Southern Nights." He is also famous for "Wichita Lineman" and "I Wanna Live."Continue Reading
Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter originally wrote "Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)." Glen Campbell later recorded the song and released it in October 1975 as the final single for his "Rhinestone Cowboy" album. It quickly rose in the charts, and it became Campbell's fifth number one hit on the Easy Listening chart. It also went to number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1976.
John D. Loudermilk wrote "I Wanna Live;" Glen Campbell later recorded the song, releasing it in March 1968 as a lead single from his "Hey Little One" album. This song was the musician's sixth release for the country charts, and it was his first of five hits that reached number one on the country charts. This song was originally so popular that it spent three weeks at the number one spot, and then a total of 15 weeks on the country charts overall. This song also graced the Top 40, and it peaked at number 36 as Glen Campbell's second Top 40 hit.Learn more about Art & Literature