Australian singles chart:
Witchita Lineman entered the Kent charts on 30 November 1968 and peaked at #18.
The song is on Glen’s album Witchita Lineman.
Witchita Lineman was written by Jimmy Webb, who was driving along the Kansas-Oklahoma border when he saw a lonesome telephone lineman working atop a telephone pole. This gave him the idea for the song.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/glen-campbell/wichita-lineman
Wikipedia – songwriter Jimmy Webb:
American songwriter, composer and singer Jimmy Webb has written numerous platinum-selling songs, including Up, Up and Away, By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Wichita Lineman, Galveston, Worst That Could Happen, All I Know and MacArthur Park. He has had successful collaborations with Glen Campbell, Michael Feinstein, Linda Ronstadt, the 5th Dimension, Art Garfunkel and Richard Harris.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Webb
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