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Glen Campbell, the incredible voice behind 21 Top 40 hits has died today at age 81.   Glen Campbell’s career spanned six decades, and he sold over 45 million records. In 1968, one of his biggest years, he sold more than the Beatles.

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Campbell started playing guitar and became obsessed with music and dropped out of school when he was 14 and moved to Wyoming with an uncle.  In 1963 alone he appeared on 586 cuts, and countless more throughout the decade, including the Byrds’ “Mr. Tambourine Man,” Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas,” Merle Haggard’s “Mama Tried” and the Righteous Brothers’ “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling.”

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