Wichita Lineman (album)

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Wichita Lineman
Studio album by Glen Campbell
Released November 4, 1968
Recorded 1968
Capitol Recording Studio,
Hollywood, CA
Genre Folk, country
Label Capitol Records
Producer Al De Lory
Glen Campbell chronology
That Christmas Feeling
(1968)
Wichita Lineman
(1968)
Galveston
(1969)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Wichita Lineman is the 12th album by American singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1968 by Capitol Records.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "Wichita Lineman" (Jimmy Webb) – 3:08
  2. "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper) – 2:35
  3. "If You Go Away" (Jacques Brel, Rod McKuen) – 2:07
  4. "Ann" (Billy Ed Wheeler) – 1:56
  5. "Words" (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) – 2:50
  6. "Fate of Man" (Glen Campbell) – 2:38
Side 2
  1. "Dreams of the Everyday Housewife" (Chris Gantry) – 2:45
  2. "The Straight Life" (Sonny Curtis) – 2:55
  3. "Reason To Believe" (Tim Hardin) – 2:20
  4. "You Better Sit Down Kids" (Sonny Bono) – 3:13
  5. "That's Not Home" (Billy Graham) – 2:35

Personnel[edit]

Music
Production

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (United States)

Chart Entry date Peak position No. of weeks
Billboard Country Albums 11/16/1968 1(20) 46
Billboard 200 11/16/1968 1(5) 46

Singles – Billboard (United States)

Year Single Hot Country Singles Hot 100 Easy Listening
1968 "Dreams of the Everyday Housewife" 3 32 6
1968 "Wichita Lineman" 1 3 1

Awards[edit]

In 2000, the single Wichita Lineman was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame.[2]

Preceded by
Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Billboard 200 number-one album
November 30 - December 27, 1968
Succeeded by
The Beatles by The Beatles
Preceded by
By the Time I Get to Phoenix by Glen Campbell
Top Country Albums number-one album of the year
1969
Succeeded by
The Best of Charley Pride by Charley Pride

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eder, Bruce. "Wichita Lineman". Allmusic. Retrieved November 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ Official Grammy website Grammy Hall of Fame Awards