Everything a Man Could Ever Need

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"Everything a Man Could Ever Need"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Norwood
B-side "Norwood (Me and My Guitar)"
Released June 1970
Genre Country
Length 2:26
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Mac Davis
Producer(s) Neely Plumb
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Oh Happy Day"
"Everything a Man Could Ever Need"
"It's Only Make Believe"

"Everything a Man Could Ever Need" is the title of a song written by Mac Davis and recorded by American country music artist Glen Campbell. It was released in June 1970 as the first single from his album Norwood. The song peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

The song was also recorded by Roy Drusky for his 1970 album All My Hard Times.

Australian Matt Flinders covered the song on his 1972 album Matt Flinders On Television.

Chart performance (Campbell version)[edit]

Chart (1970) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 5
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 52
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening 3
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 47
U.K. Singles Chart 32


  1. ^ "Glen Campbell singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for September 19, 1970". RPM. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
Preceded by
by Anne Murray
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 12, 1970
Succeeded by
"Me and Bobby McGee"
by Gordon Lightfoot