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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:58 am

Jimmy Webb: Poets and Prophets
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Ford Theater
April 29, 2017

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Jimmy Webb participated in an on-stage presentation held at the Country Music Hall of Fame!! This presentation was filmed for the museum's songwriter archives and is available (for a short time) on Live Stream. JW speaks at length about his collaborations with Glen Campbell. Clips of Glen are shown during the show.
Kim Campbell was in attendance and received a round of applause.

Watch the Live Stream (repeat) here: http://countrymusichalloffame.org/Conte ... QWO5xPyuUk
(The video takes a few seconds for the audio to start.)

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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:07 am

"A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb: The Cake and the Rain" at Carnegie Hall
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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:00 am

"A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb: The Cake and the Rain" at Carnegie Hall
by Will Friedwald
The Citiview New York

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This celebratory concert is Friedwald's event pick for New Yorkers!

WHERE:
Carnegie Hall, Isaac Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage
57th Street & 7th Avenue

WHEN:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

TICKETS & DETAILS HERE: http://www.musicof.org/

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BTW, the list of participating artists continues to grow!

Toby Keith
Dwight Yoakam
Art Garfunkel
Graham Nash
Michael Douglas
Judy Collins
Catherine Zeta-Jones
B.J. Thomas
Hanson
Johnny Rivers
Amy Grant
Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.
Sheléa
Liz Callaway
Ashley Campbell.... And Jimmy Webb

Also, one of Jimmy's documentarians and friends, as well as a member of Glen Campbell Forums, Erik the Dane, is flying in to New York all the way from Denmark on Sunday to attend this event of the year!
Wishing you safe travels and a rockin' good time, Erik!

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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:40 am

Hall of Fame songwriter Jimmy Webb pens new book on his career
GOOD DAY LA - VIDEO
Guest: Jimmy Webb
April 26, 2017

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He is the only person ever to win Grammy awards in music, lyrics, and orchestration. He is the youngest person ever inducted to the Songwriting Hall Of Fame. Even if you don't know the name Jimmy Webb - you know his unforgettable music.

A fun-to-watch video at: http://www.foxla.com/good-day-la/250860750-video
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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:00 am

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AN EVENING WITH JIMMY WEBB AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCED
JimmyWebb.com
April 17, 2017

“Few singers blend grit and grandeur like Jimmy Webb… [his] voice is like an old Mustang heading through a treacherous yet often gorgeous landscape.”
— ROLLING STONE
America’s greatest living songwriter, Jimmy Webb, is making his way to our shores in June and will see him perform in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne & Perth. The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian audiences.

:arrow: https://www.jimmywebb.com/the-news/
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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:49 pm

5 to find: Performers who collaborated with songwriter Jimmy Webb
By Jimmie Tramel
Tulsa World
April 19, 2017

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Webb’s multi-genre works have been performed by just about everyone in the music world, including Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand and Kanye West. Here’s a sampling of five singers or groups who helped turn Webb’s songs into hits.

:arrow: http://www.tulsaworld.com/weekend/fivet ... 2a3d0.html
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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:39 pm

Jimmy Webb Sheds New Light on "Galveston" and Other Classics
Houston Press
by Chris Gray
April 29, 2016

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Super insightful article about the origins of "Galveston" and "Highwayman", popular topics here on Glen Campbell Forums.
This article is a year old but popped up in my press feed this week. I believe a fan recently posted here asking if JW had traveled to Galveston early in his life. Here's your answer from Mr. Webb himself!
“JIMMY WEBB: I was always fascinated with the Gulf, and I got a chance to see the big water a couple of times with my dad,” he says. “I used to do evangelical stuff; go out and do revivals and stuff with my dad, so I got to see the water and the big boats and everything. I always remembered that, so when I started writing this song, I wanted to write a song about a blue-collar guy. My hero is just a regular guy, and that’s the guy I write about most of the time.”

:arrow: http://www.houstonpress.com/music/jimmy ... cs-8362586
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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:18 pm

Jimmy Webb: A Life Lived In New Memoir
By Dave Gil de Rubio
Long Island Weekly
April 27, 2017
“‘WICHITA LINEMAN’ IS A SIMPLE SONG ABOUT AN ORDINARY MAN THINKING EXTRAORDINARY THOUGHTS.” —BILLY JOEL

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JIMMY WEBB: In examining my memory, I realized that my story intersected some of the important events that happened in the 1960s in a very definite and almost spooky way. I thought this might be a thread that would make a book,” he explained.

:arrow: https://longislandweekly.com/jimmy-webb ... ew-memoir/
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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:08 pm

Jimmy Webb is hot on the trail making appearances to talk about his new memoir, The Cake and The Rain.
(You can read the first tantalizing chapter on Google Books as well as Amazon ["peek inside"]).
I can't keep up with the reviews, interviews (audio and video), and articles that are pouring in.
But I will try!
Fans, please join this topic -- post articles you are coming across as well as your personal reviews of the memoir after you read it.
We would love to read your thoughts about it!

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Jimmy Webb’s Favorite Jimmy Webb Covers
By Dave Gil de Rubio
Long Island Weekly
April 27, 2017

In Jimmy Webb’s new memoir, The Cake and The Rain, nearly a dozen pages in the back contain a partial list of all the artists who have ever recorded one of his songs. Of the hundreds of covers that have come down the pike, these are the Long Island resident’s favorites.

:arrow: https://longislandweekly.com/jimmy-webb ... bb-covers/
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Re: Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb

Postby Dee » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:22 pm

Jimmy Webb on Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast!
April 24, 2017

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This interview may be The Funniest one on record for JW! It sure "takes the cake"! lol

:arrow: http://www.gilbertpodcast.com/jimmy-webb/

It is downloadable if you don't have time to listen to it until later.

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