True Grit (song)

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"True Grit"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album True Grit (soundtrack)
B-side "Hava Nagila"
Released July 1969
Recorded March 13, 1969
RCA Studio, Hollywood, California
March 18, 1969
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California
Genre Country, pop
Length 2:32
Label Capitol
Songwriter(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"
"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
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 9
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 35
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening 7
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 23
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary 4


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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