By the Time I Get to Phoenix (album)

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By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Glen Campbell By the Time I Get to Phoenix album cover.jpg
Studio album by Glen Campbell
Released November 1967
Recorded 1967
Capitol Recording Studio,
Hollywood, CA
Genre Country, folk
Length 24:31
Label Capitol
Producer Al De Lory, Nick Venet
Glen Campbell chronology
Gentle on My Mind
(1967)
By the Time I Get to Phoenix
(1967)
Hey Little One
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

By the Time I Get to Phoenix is the seventh album by American singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, released in November 1967 by Capitol Records.

In March 1969 the album won the Grammy for Album of the Year (for 1968), the first country album to do so. In February 1968 the album's lead single "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", released October 1967, won Grammys for both Best Vocal Performance, Male and Best Contemporary Male Solo Vocal Performance (for 1967).[2] In 2004 "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame.[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" (Jimmy Webb) – 2:42
  2. "Homeward Bound" (Paul Simon) – 2:37
  3. "Tomorrow Never Comes" (Ernest Tubb, Johnny Bond) – 2:27
  4. "Cold December (In Your Heart)" (Alex Hassilev) – 2:27
  5. "My Baby's Gone" (Hazel Houser) – 2:50
  6. "Back in the Race" (Glen Campbell, Vic Dana) – 1:56
Side 2
  1. "Hey Little One" (Dorsey Burnette, Barry De Vorzon) – 2:30
  2. "Bad Seed" (Bill Anderson) – 2:18
  3. "I'll Be Lucky Someday" (Lee Martin, Dick McBride, Bob Wills) – 2:24
  4. "You're Young and You'll Forget" (Jerry Reed) – 2:15
  5. "Love Is a Lonesome River" (Glen Campbell, Kella Christian) – 2:05

Personnel[edit]

Music
Production
  • Al De Lory – producer, arranger, conductor
  • Nick Venet – producer ("Tomorrow Never Comes")
  • Mort Garson – arranger ("Cold December" and "Bad Seed")
  • Leon Russell – arranger ("My Baby's Gone")
  • Jimmie Haskell – arranger ("Tomorrow Never Comes")
  • Ed Simpson, Capitol Photo Studio – photography

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (United States)

Entry date Chart Peak position
12/30/1967 Billboard Country Albums 1
Billboard Top LPs 15

Singles – Billboard (United States)

Year Single Hot 100 Hot Country
Singles
Easy
Listening
1967 "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" 26 2 12
1968 "Hey Little One" 54 13 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Official Grammy website
  3. ^ Official Grammy website Archived June 26, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Grammy Hall of Fame Awards
  4. ^ Basham, David (February 28, 2002). "Got Charts? Expect 'O Brother' Sales Boost After Unexpected Win". MTV. Retrieved November 1, 2012.