Glen Campbell

1936 - 2017

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Glen Travis Campbell (April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017) was an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and television host. He was best known for a series of hit songs in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television from 1969 until 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glen Campbell has received more than 8,680,200 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Glen Campbell is the 61st most popular singer (down from 50th in 2019), the 430th most popular biography from United States (down from 326th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Singer.

Glen Campbell is most famous for being a country singer in the 1960s and 1970s.

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  • 8.7M

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  • 75.07

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  • 39

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  • 11.98

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  • 1.92

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Among singers, Glen Campbell ranks 61 out of 3,541Before him are Art Garfunkel, Constanze Mozart, Carlos Gardel, Little Richard, Jennifer Lopez, and José Carreras. After him are Marianne Faithfull, The Notorious B.I.G., Víctor Jara, Rod Stewart, George Michael, and 50 Cent.

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Among people born in 1936, Glen Campbell ranks 23Before him are Richard Bach, John McCain, F. W. de Klerk, Dennis Hopper, Robert Woodrow Wilson, and Barry Barish. After him are Ursula Andress, Michael Landon, Uwe Seeler, Aga Khan IV, Ismail Kadare, and Georges Perec. Among people deceased in 2017, Glen Campbell ranks 18Before him are Jeanne Moreau, Jalal Talabani, Jerry Lewis, John Hurt, Manuel Noriega, and Raymond Kopa. After him are Zbigniew Brzezinski, George A. Romero, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Johnny Hallyday, Mireille Darc, and Martin Landau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Glen Campbell ranks 430 out of 15,968Before him are Nicole Kidman (1967), Julia Roberts (1967), Dean Martin (1917), Ernest Borgnine (1917), Bryan Cranston (1956), and Jack Lemmon (1925). After him are Black Dahlia (1924), Crazy Horse (1840), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Lauren Bacall (1924), Terry Gilliam (1940), and Sylvia Plath (1932).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Glen Campbell ranks 28Before him are Sarah Vaughan (1924), Joe Dassin (1938), Marvin Gaye (1939), Art Garfunkel (1941), Little Richard (1932), and Jennifer Lopez (1969). After him are The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), 50 Cent (1975), Billie Holiday (1915), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Steven Tyler (1948), and Nancy Sinatra (1940).

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