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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

Gentle Giant

Gentle Giant

50 years ago today (May 17), Glen Campbell recorded “Gentle on My Mind” at the Capital Recording Studio in Hollywood. The tune earned four Grammy Awards, including two for Glen and two for writer John Hartford.MORE

Gentle Glenn

Gentle Glenn

On this day (May 17) in 1967, Glen Campbell recorded “Gentle on My Mind,” a tune that earned him a pair of Grammys in the categories for Best Country & Western Solo Vocal Performance (Male) and Best Country & Western Recording. Click to hear Glen perform the iconic tune.MORE

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Ashley McBryde Packs It All For Her Tour

Ashley McBryde Packs It All For Her Tour

Ashley McBryde’s This Town Talks tour gets rolling next month in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Then for the next 7 months she’ll be crisscrossing this nation playing shows from Georgia to Montana and everywhere in between.

So, with all that travel, and different locations, packing for a tour can present some challenges. Ashley shares one basic piece of advice when it comes to preparing for the road, “At first, learning how to pack for on tour…I really didn’t do a good job. I guess maybe I thought I was leaving for summer camp. So, I would spend a couple of weeks where I overpacked, and a couple of weeks where I under packed. Just let me tell you…if you have to choose between the two – overpack. You can put those clothes away when you get back.”

 

Photo Credit: Daniel Meigs