True Grit (song)

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This article is about the Glen Campbell song. For the Crystal Method song, see Legion of Boom.
"True Grit"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album True Grit
B-side "Hava Nagila"
Released July 1969
Genre Country, pop
Length 2:32
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Don Black
Elmer Bernstein
Producer(s) Neely Plumb
Al DeLory
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Where's the Playground Susie"
"True Grit"
"Try a Little Kindness"

"True Grit" is a song written by Don Black and Elmer Bernstein, and recorded by American country music artist Glen Campbell. It was released in July 1969 as the first single from his album True Grit. The song peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 9
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 35
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening 7
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 23
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary 4


  1. ^ "Glen Campbell singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for September 20, 1969". RPM. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 

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Preceded by
"A Boy Named Sue"
by Johnny Cash
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 20, 1969
Succeeded by
"Workin' Man's Blues"
by Merle Haggard