Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb

 

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Jimmy Layne Webb (born August 15, 1946) is an American songwriter, composer, and singer. He has written numerous platinum-selling songs, including "Up, Up and Away", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", "Galveston", "The Worst That Could Happen", "All I Know", and "MacArthur Park".[1] He has had successful collaborations with Glen Campbell, Michael Feinstein, Linda Ronstadt, The 5th Dimension, Art Garfunkel, and Richard Harris.[2]

Webb was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1990. He received the National Academy of Songwriters Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993, the Songwriters Hall of Fame Johnny Mercer Award in 2003, the ASCAP "Voice of Music" Award in 2006, and the Ivor Novello Special International Award in 2012. According to BMI, his song "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" was the third most performed song in the fifty years between 1940 and 1990.[3] Webb is the only artist ever to have received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration.[3]

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Highlights10

 
The Highwaymen
 
The Wrecking Crew
 
The Wrecking Crew is a 2008 American documentary film directed by Denny Tedesco.
Highwayman
 
"Highwayman" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb, about a soul with incarnations in four different places in time and history: as a highwayman, a sailor, a construction worker on the Hoover Dam, and finally as a captain of a starship.
Still Within the Sound of My Voice
 
Still Within the Sound of My Voice is the thirteenth album by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb, released on September 10, 2013.

Photos - Jimmy Webb414

Popular Albums21

Album Appearances & References91

Popular Songs4

Live Album Appearances & References1

Song Appearances & References11

Musical Groups1

Films1

Minor Film Appearances & References4

TV Shows1

Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers15

Other Music-Related Relationships9

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations5

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Spotify - Albums & Singles46

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles5

Singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb to honor Glen Campbell in Syracuse concert
  –  October 11, 2017
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Next month, Syracuse music fans can learn about songwriter Jimmy Webb's enduring musical partnership with the legendary singer Glen Campbell. Webb wrote the songs that launched Campbell to stardom in the late 1960s, like "By the Time I ...
Iconic Songwriter Jimmy Webb Tributes Glen Campbell
  –  August 14, 2017
(Radio.com) Legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb has penned a touching tribute to his friend and collaborator, Glen Campbell. The two partnered on several classics, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Witchita Lineman," "Where's the Playground, Susie?" and the ...
Glen Campbell Honored At CMA Awards With Emotional Tribute Featuring Little Big Town And Jimmy Webb
  –  November 9, 2017
As the stage went dark, Campbell's lifelong musical collaborator Jimmy Webb and country superstars Little Big Town ... Glen was able to express his soul and touch the world through his music, even while in the throes of Alzheimer's. A heartfelt thanks ...
Singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb to honor Glen Campbell in Syracuse concert
  –  October 11, 2017
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Next month, Syracuse music fans can learn about songwriter Jimmy Webb's enduring musical partnership with the legendary singer Glen Campbell. Webb wrote the songs that launched Campbell to stardom in the late 1960s, like "By the Time I ...
Music spotlights: Jimmy Webb, the Weeknd
  –  September 21, 2017
The famous songwriter will tell the stories behind his famous songs, including “MacArthur Park,” “Up, Up and Away” and “The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress.” But the evening will take on a special resonance as Webb revisits “Wichita Lineman ...

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