Glen Campbell, who sadly passed away yesterday after a long illness, will be remembered for his beautiful voice and his hit songs – Rhinestone Cowboy and Wichita Lineman- but in the guitar playing world he is celebrated as a legendary session guitarist!
He has played guitar on many music stars songs from Elvis Presley to the Beach Boys to Frank Sinatra.
Glen was part of a studio session group called The Wrecking Crew who were the music recording industry go to music crew for literally thousands of songs in the 1960’s.
The Wrecking Crew featured on many hits songs.
They also formed an integral part of Phil Spector’s much famed ‘Wall of Sound’ pioneering production techniques.
The Wrecking Crew got their name because they were seen as rock and roll upstarts by the older, established musicians.
So for any of you who just know Glen for the tremendous career that he had in his own right, you might be surprised to learn that he cut his music teeth as a much sought after session guitarist.
Take a look at some of the classic songs which features Glenn’s guitar playing.
Some might surprise you!
Click the link below for the mind blowing, online backing track tool that lets you play these HIT songs as if you were in the band!
We cant wait to see your video performances on Facebook!
You might even go viral with your guitar performances!
Elvis Presley – Viva Las Vegas
Have some fun with this – take out the guitars, The King or whatever you play Viva Las Vegas
Frank Sinatra – Strangers in The night
Play Glen’s Guitar Parts with Ol’ Blues Eyes yourself here Strangers in The Night
I’m a Believer – The Monkees
Take out the guitars and vocals and be part of the band in this classic I’m a Believer
I get Around – The Beach Boys
Have some Surf Guitar Fun yourself here I Get Around
Righteous Brothers – Lost that loving feeling
It’s Gone, Gone to you to play the guitar on this Lost That Loving Feeling