By the Time I Get to Phoenix – Glen Campbell
“By the Time I Get to Phoenix” is a song written by Jimmy Webb. Originally recorded by Johnny Rivers in 1965, it was covered by American country music singer Glen Campbell on his album of the same name. Released on Capitol Records in 1967, Campbell’s version topped RPM’s Canada Country Tracks, reached number two on Billboard’s Hot Country Singles chart, and won two awards at the 10th Annual Grammys. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) named it the third most performed song from 1940 to 1990. The song was ranked number 20 on BMI’s Top 100 Songs of the Century.
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February 10, 2017 @ 4:20 pm
He sure had great talent great singer
With what he was blessed with at the end of his career he never fogot the words to a Rinestone Cawboy
February 10, 2017 @ 7:05 pm
Such a beautiful man with a beautiful voice, singing a beautiful song! It doesn’t get better than that!
February 10, 2017 @ 10:11 pm
He will always be one of the best! ?
February 11, 2017 @ 1:44 pm
Great oldies bring back good old day. He was a wonderful signer .Wish we had more like it today.
February 13, 2017 @ 9:54 am
ONE OF THE BEST SINGERS OF MY TIME**AND EVEN IF I AM APPROCHING MY 81TH BIRTHDAY**I STILL LOVE THIS HANDSOME TALENTED SINGER****
January 20, 2018 @ 1:29 pm
Beautiful memories, from a quieter and gentler time, great voice.
January 31, 2018 @ 7:12 am
Sometimes a singer can make a song his own.
March 11, 2018 @ 10:44 am
Oh, Yes! I was a very young girl in High School at the time. Who could ever forget?
April 18, 2018 @ 12:59 am
There will never ever be another songwriter who can put so much into a song as Glen could!
February 9, 2019 @ 4:04 pm
gone but will never be forgotten….the music lives on.
May 2, 2021 @ 7:29 pm
Loved his smooth & calming voice.