Most known for singing the hit songs “Gentle on my Mind,” “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Galveston,” and “Wichita Lineman”, country singer Glen Campbell, was born on April 22, 1936.
During his 50 years in show business, Campbell has released more than 70 albums. He has sold 45 million records and accumulated 12 RIAA Gold albums, 4 Platinum albums and 1 Double-Platinum album.
Campbell was also an actor, and was personally chosen by John Wayne to be his co-star in the film True Grit. The guitar player also landed a TV variety show for a few years called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour.
After a 2012 farewell tour, with his three children as backup band, Campbell became a patient at an Alzheimer’s long-term care facility in the last stages of the disease until his death today.