Glen Campbell Receives Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
The Recording Academy has announced that Country Music Hall of Famer Glen Campbell will recieve the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in February, 2012.
During his 50-plus years in show business, five-time GRAMMY winner Glen Campbell has released more than 70 albums. In 1967 he won GRAMMYs in both country and pop categories for his hits “Gentle On My Mind” and “By The Time I Get To Phoenix,” respectively. Campbell has three recordings in the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame and has also been inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame. He was also a member of the famed Wrecking Crew, Los Angeles’ group of top studio musicians in the ’60s. In 2011 he released his farewell album, Ghost On The Canvas, which featured collaborations with Jakob Dylan, Chris Isaak and Billy Corgan, among others. The ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ is currently on his goodbye tour. George Jones will also be honored.
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