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Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« on: August 08, 2017, 04:56:37 PM »
Glen Campbell was part of the wrecking crew, and played on many incredible rock albums as a session musician before he became a country legend.  He toured with the Beach Boys, played on much of Pet Sounds, played for and with the likes of Jan & Dean, Elvis, The Monkees, & The Hollies; and was one of the best rock guitarists in the businesses.

But he made his bones singing Jimmy Webb tunes like none other.



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Re: Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2017, 05:15:31 PM »
His documentary I'll Be Me is worth a look.

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Re: Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2017, 05:45:44 PM »
He was capable of some pretty hot guitar work.


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Re: Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2017, 06:07:15 PM »
Even when I was a kid, he was a little too... Mormon... for me.

Amend and resubmit.

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Re: Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2017, 07:09:54 PM »



This is a pretty good interview with Glen Campbell.  He covers his days as a studio guitarist.  I've heard him talk about knowing how to use a capo before, and how it got him a lot of studio work. 
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Re: Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2017, 07:31:16 PM »
This is a pretty good interview with Glen Campbell.  He covers his days as a studio guitarist.  I've heard him talk about knowing how to use a capo before, and how it got him a lot of studio work.

Wow, a capo, huh. That's all it takes?

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Re: Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2017, 07:35:51 PM »
This is a pretty good interview with Glen Campbell.  He covers his days as a studio guitarist.  I've heard him talk about knowing how to use a capo before, and how it got him a lot of studio work.

Wow, a capo, huh. That's all it takes?

Yeah, and a lot of practice.  I had more written, and I edited it .  I obviously failed to get across my point, which was that he was a pretty humble guy, and he attributed his success as a studio musician to knowing how to use a capo and being able to play well in any key.
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Re: Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2017, 09:41:23 PM »
Yeah, and a lot of practice.  I had more written, and I edited it .  I obviously failed to get across my point, which was that he was a pretty humble guy, and he attributed his success as a studio musician to knowing how to use a capo and being able to play well in any key.

He was definitely a badass guitarist.

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Re: Glen Campbell Rock and country legend dead at 81
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2017, 11:22:56 PM »
I like the solo he played on this occasion, 


 

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