Southern Nights (Glen Campbell album)

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Southern Nights
Studio album by Glen Campbell
Released February 1977
Recorded 1976, Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA
Genre Country pop
Label Capitol
Producer Gary Klein, Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell chronology
Bloodline
(1976)
Southern Nights
(1977)
Live at the Royal Festival Hall
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Southern Nights is the 32nd album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1977 (see 1977 in music).

Track listing[edit]

Side 1:

  1. "Southern Nights" (Allen Toussaint) - 3:07
  2. "This Is Sarah's Song" (Jimmy Webb) - 2:34
  3. "For Cryin' Out Loud" (Micheal Smotherman) - 3:03
  4. "God Only Knows" (Brian Wilson, Tony Asher) - 3:18
  5. "Sunflower" (Neil Diamond) - 2:50

Side 2:

  1. "Guide Me" (John Jennings) - 2:24
  2. "Early Morning Song" (Jimmy Webb) - 3:30
  3. "(I'm Getting) Used To The Crying" (Roger Miller, Micheal Smotherman) - 2:47
  4. "Let Go" (Brian Cadd) - 3:30
  5. "How High Did We Go" (Victoria Medlin, Ned Albright) - 3:04

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers - Gary Klein, Glen Campbell
  • Arranged & conducted by Charlie Calello
  • "This Is Sarah's Song" arranged and conducted by Jimmy Webb
  • "Sunflower", "Let Go" arranged by Jack Nitzsche and conducted by Alan Broadbent
  • Engineers - Armin Steiner, Linda Tyler
  • Production coordinator - Rosemary Xhiaverini
  • Art direction - Roy Kohara
  • Photography - Kenny Rogers
  • Illustration - Gary van der Steur

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 22
Canadian RPM Top Albums 4

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US US AC CAN Country CAN CAN AC
1977 "Southern Nights" 1 1 1 2 1 1
"Sunflower" 4 39 1 7 37
Preceded by
Luxury Liner by Emmylou Harris
Top Country Albums number-one album
April 23-May 7, 1977
Succeeded by
New Harvest – First Gathering by Dolly Parton

References[edit]