Songs By Glen Campbell
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Songs By Glen Campbell

Here on my songs by Glen Campbell page you'll find a collection of songs I've developed acoustic lessons for to help you learn some classic Glen Campbell on guitar.

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Songs By Glen Campbell
Chords, Lyrics, Rhythm Tips, Tutorials

1. Adios

 Adios appears to be the last single ever released by Glen Campbell in 2017.

The song unfortunately did not chart but can be found on the album of the same name.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 4th fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down - down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a few riffs
  • Chords: G, F, C, D



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2. By The Time I Get To Phoenix

 By The Time I Get To Phoenix was a single from the 1967 album of the same name.

The track went to #2 in the US and #1 in Canada.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: Gm, Fmaj7, A#, C7, Am, Dm, D#, A7, D, C

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3. Country Boy

Country Boy was released as a single along with Rhinestone Cowboy which were both on the Rhinestone cowboy album from 1975.

This one reached #1 in Canada and #3 in the US.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat will work
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, D, C, F, C/G, D/Gb, Gmaj7, G7, G6, Am7

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4. Crying Time

Crying Time was written by John Hartford and it won 2 Grammys for him and 2 Grammys for Glen Campbell back in 1968. Dean Martin and Patti Page also covered this song and both had top 10 hits with their version. Crying Time was a farourite song of his parents, but there is no indication to my knowledge that he ever recorded the song for an album, hence no cover here.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, D, D7, G7,C, Am7

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5. Gentle On My Mind

Gentle On My Mind was a single release back in 1967 but was only a top 40 at the time, reaching #30 on the US country charts.

The song hails from the album of the same name.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root up down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: D, Dmaj7, D6, Em, Em/D#, Em/D, Em/Db, A7

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6. Nothing But The Whole Wide World

 Nothing But The Whole Wide World is a track from Glen's 2011 album "Ghost On The Canvas".

The song was never a single release.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root up root up down up
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: D, G, A, A7

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7. Rhinestone Cowboy

 Rhinestone Cowboy was a monster hit in 1975 and was #1 in several countries and a top 5 in a few others.

The song can be found on the album "Rhinestone Cowboy".


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: C, F, G, D7, Gsus, Cmaj7, Am7

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8. Southern Nights

 Southern Nights was another #1 hit in Canada and the US when it hit the airwaves in 1977.

The track can be found on the album of the same name.


  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a few riffs
  • Chords: D, B7, E7, G, Gbm, A7

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9. The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

 The Hand That Rocks The Cradle was a duet with Steve Wariner back in 1987.The song was never released as a single.

The track can be found the album "Still Within The Sound Of My Voice".


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a little with a few riffs
  • Chords: D, A7, G, D7, Am, Em

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