Wichita Lineman

original song written and composed by Jimmy Webb; first recorded by Glenn Campbell

"Wichita Lineman" is a 1968 song by Glen Campbell. It is the title track to his 11th studio album Wichita Lineman. It went to number 1 in Canada and on the country charts in the United States and Canada, number 10 in New Zealand, number 15 in Australia and number 12 in Ireland. It went to be covered by numerous artists after its release.

"Wichita Lineman"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Wichita Lineman
B-side"Fate of Man"
ReleasedOctober 26, 1968 (week of)
  • May 27, 1968
  • August 14, 1968
LabelCapitol 2302
Songwriter(s)Jimmy Webb
Producer(s)Al De Lory
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Gentle on My Mind"
"Wichita Lineman"
"Wichita Lineman" at YouTube

References change

  1. Blake, Mark; DeMain, Bill; Elliott, Paul; Ewing, Jerry; Glass, Polly; Hughes, Rob; August 2016, Henry Yates05 (August 5, 2016). "The 25 best country rock songs of all time". Classic Rock Magazine. Retrieved April 29, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)