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Re: Glen Campbell and Independence Day

Post by Dee » Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:07 pm

Glen Campbell Sings "God Bless America"
along with guest stars from John Wayne's 1970 variety show, Swing Out, Sweet Land
(also packaged and released as John Wayne's Tribute to America), a "special program in living color".
This show was seen by approximately 30 million viewers who tuned in to see: The Duke (Wayne),
Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, Johnny Cash, William Shatner, Bob Hope, Red Skelton, Bing Crosby,
the cast of "Bonanza" (Dan Blocker's role as an Indian is embarrassing to see today, I think),
Ricky Nelson, Dan Rowan and Dick Martin, Glen Campbell, Tom Smothers,
and many, many more. This program is still available on DVD through online retailers.

Glen Campbell Performs "An American Trilogy"
From BBC's The Glen Campbell Music Show produced in 1975 (tbc) in London.
Glen is backed by his then regular band and the BBC Concert Orchestra.
The trilogy is a medley arranged by Mickey Newbury and includes three 19th century
songs—"Dixie", "All My Trials", and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".

Glen Campbell Sings a Hip "God Must Have Blessed America"!
From a single released in 1976 or 1977 (tbc) on the Capitol label
An arlw favorite! Thanks for sharing, arlw!

Glen Campbell Sings "White Lightning" Recorded 46 Years Ago
This recording of "White Lightning" is from Glen Campbell's 15th album, Glen Campbell Live,
recorded on July 4, 1969, at the Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey.
Originally released as a double album by Capitol Records in the U.S., it was digitally
re-mastered and reissued on CD with extensive liner notes by BGO Records in 2008.

Glen Campbell Performs "God Bless the U.S.A."
with the U.S. Army Band in November 1991
Thanks again breautube!

Glen Campbell Sings "This Land Is Your Land"
with Uncommon Folk. This is a rough mix and has not been released.
A Cowpoke favorite!
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"Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me" is Rebroadcasted by CNN on July 4, 2015
Millions of viewers watched CNN's premiere of Glen's documentary on June 28, 2015.
By popular demand, this broadcast was added to CNN's 2015 Independence Day programming schedule.
Glen Campbell--an American treasure loved the world over!
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