Midweek Music – True Grit – Vale Glen Campbell

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It is with sadness that today I note the passing of Glen Campbell, at the age of 81.

While Glen had a number of smash hits across the years, my favourite song he recorded was True Grit, first released in mid 1969. The song was a minor hit for Glen, just making it into the Top Ten on the U.S. Country charts, only just appearing in the mainstream charts for a week, and not even registering here in Australia, only played by a few local radio stations for a short time, and that’s where I first heard the song. There are a number of video clips of Glen performing this song, but the one I have selected is a recent one, this from 2001. While some of those earlier clips show Glen ‘going off’ during the small guitar solo in the middle of the song, here he just plays…

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