Wichita Lineman: KING HARVEST

Includes lines from another Jimmy Webb song, By The Time I Get To Phoenix

Australian singles chart:
Wichita Lineman entered the Kent singles chart on 22 February 1971 and peaked at #33.

Jim Webb

Record label of Australian release:
RCA Victor

BONUS SONG BELOW: Jumping Jack Flash by King Harvest

Wichita Lineman was written by American songwriter Jimmy Webb in 1968. It was first recorded by the American country music artist Glen Campbell and has since been widely covered by other artists.
King Harvest’s version included lines from another Jimmy Webb-written song, By the Time I Get to Phoenix, which was also recorded by Glen Campbell, although originally by Johnny Rivers.
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Pop Archives:
The impressive, soulful vocals on the King Harvest recording were by Leo De Castro.
The Melbourne band was active in the early ’70s.
Australia’s King Harvest is not to be confused with the New York pop band of the same name.
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King Harvest’s cover of Jumping Jack Flash entered the Kent singles chart on 24 May 1971 and peaked at #93.

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