WICHITA LINEMAN

Latest update on 12/12/2020

Artist: Glen Campbell
Author: Jimmy Webb
Label: Capitol
Year: 1968

N°1 C&W, n°5 US, top 10 UK.

Covers:

1969:

Tom Jones

1969:

Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66

1969:

Tony Joe White

1969:

Johnny Duncan

1969:

Dells [in medley with By The Time I Get To Phoenix]

1969:

Lettermen

1969:

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

1969:

Tennessee Ernie Ford

1969:

Eddy Arnold

1969:

Boots Randolph

1969:

Andy Williams

1969:

King Curtis

1969:

Santo & Johnny

1970:

Meters

1970:

Sammy Davis Jr.

1971:

Ray Charles

1971:

José Feliciano

1971:

Kool & The Gang

1971:

Al De Lory [arranged the (o)]

1972:

Fatback Band

1972:

Dennis Brown

1975:

Eddy Mitchell [as Seul est l'indompté]

1982:

Jimmy Webb [author]

1987:

Urge Overkill

1993:

Freedy Johnston

1996:

R.E.M.

1997:

Dwight Yoakam

2001:

Friends Of Dean Martinez [cd title track]

2002:

Cassandra Wilson

2002:

Johnny Cash [posthumous release]

2004:

Freddy Fender

2005:

Pat DiNizio

2007:

Gomez

2008:

James Taylor

2009:

Celtic Thunder

2016:

Villagers

2016:

Douwe Bob [obvious inspiration for Jacob's Song]

There's a Wichita in Kansas, in Oklahoma and in Texas.

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