Wichita Lineman (album)

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Wichita Lineman
Glen Campbell Wichita Lineman album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 4, 1968
Recorded1968
Capitol Recording Studio,
Hollywood, CA
GenreFolk, country
Length29:02
LabelCapitol
ProducerAl De Lory
Glen Campbell chronology
That Christmas Feeling
(1968)
Wichita Lineman
(1968)
Galveston
(1969)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Wichita Lineman is the twelfth 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eder, Bruce. "Wichita Lineman". Allmusic. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  2. ^ Official Grammy website Archived July 7, 2015, at the Wayback Machine Grammy Hall of Fame Awards