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Fun Music Information -> Glen Campbell

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The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Glenn Campbell, Glen Campbell / Words and Music by Jimmy Webb

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"NFL Lineman ""Wichita Lineman "Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Where's The Toilet, Suzie?""Where's The Playground, Suzie?"Parsley

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"I Knew Jesus (Before He Was A Star),"Jesus was WAY before Glen's time.Yvette Bristle
"Rhinestone Cowboy,"Cowboys can't be made of rhinestone.Christy McDaniel

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Where Are You Now?," Jimmy Harnen w/ Synch"Arkansas," Glen Campbell
"Where's Captain Kirk?," Spizzenergi"Arkansas," Glen Campbell
"I'm Just A Country Boy," Don Williams"Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.)," Glen Campbell
"Try A Little Tenderness," Otis Redding"Gotta Have Tenderness," Glen Campbell
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"By The Time I Get To Phenix" originally "By The Time I Get To Phoenix"
Might refer to Phenix City, Alabama
Naomi Swanson
"Country Boy (You Got Your Fee In L.A.)" originally "Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.)"
Mallory
"County Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.)" originally "Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.)"
Rob
"Dreams Of The Everyday Hosewife" originally "Dreams Of The Everyday Housewife"
Renee Keener
"Reams Of The Everyday Housewife" originally "Dreams Of The Everyday Housewife"
Renee Keener

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Houston (I'm Comin' To Seek You)" originally "Houston (I'm Comin' To See You)"
Yvette Bristle
"Gentle On My Mindy" originally "Gentle On My Mind"
Jane C. Moore
"Where's The Playground Sudsie" originally "Where's The Playground Susie"
signawaiver
"Gentile On My Mind" originally "Gentle On My Mind"
Naomi Swanson
"Southern Knights" originally "Southern Nights"
Naomi Swanson

Change a Letter:

"Wichita Wineman" originally "Wichita Lineman"
Signawaiver
"Houston (I'm Comin' To Set You)" originally "Houston (I'm Comin' To See You)"
Yvette Bristle
"Houston (I'm Comin' To Tee You)" originally "Houston (I'm Comin' To See You)"
Yvette Bristle
"Houston (I'm Comin' To Sew You)" originally "Houston (I'm Comin' To See You)"
Yvette Bristle
"Houston (I'm Comin' To See Lou)" originally "Houston (I'm Comin' To See You)"
Yvette Bristle

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Feb 28
a parody of "Rhinestone Cowboy" by Glen Campbell
R.I.P. Alan Colmes, you were a good man in a bad place (Fox News Channel), no doubt you're in a better place now. This was my 2006 take on Alan's sad lot on "Hannity & Colmes", crafted out of one of the greatest songs of all time. Thank you Larry Weiss for gifting the world with "Rhinestone Cowboy" and thank you Glen Campbell for putting RC and so many other songs in our hearts and heads forever. Peace and love to you and yours.
soundclick.com: (Mp3)
Mar 1
a parody of "Gentle On My Mind" by Glen Campbell
Everything you always wanted to know about puberty, but were afraid to---stand.
YouTube: (Video)
June 8
a parody of "Rhinestone Cowboy" by Glen Campbell
A humorous song about life in Bedrock with everyone's favorite stone-age family done with a country music twist. My second 'parody-oke' video and performance, just Yabba-Dabba-Do it!
YouTube: (Flash)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Galveston""Al Franken"Randy Hearn
"Rhinestone Cowboy""Dime Store Cowgirl"Randy Hearn
"Wichita Lineman""The Offensive Lineman"Callmlennie
"Rhinestone Cowboy""Left-Wing Clown Boy (Alan's Song)"Stormin Norman the nag
"Gentle On My Mind""Dental On My Mind"Airfarcewon
"Wichita Lineman""Wichita Triangle"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands""He Had the Whole Reich Under Command"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Wichita Lineman""Mountie Jack Thornton"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"The Witchita Lineman""The NSA Lineman"Don Milne
"Wichita Lineman""Miffed-at-Lots Whine Man"John A. Barry

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
By The Time I Get To PhoenixPhoenix Department Of TourismEdward

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Liquid Dreams
   O-Town
Dreams Of The Everyday Housewife
   Glen Campbell
Liquid Dreams Of The Everyday Housewife
Tarzan
Bad Dreams
   Jimmy Destri
Dreams Of The Everyday Housewife
   Glen Campbell
Bad Dreams Of The Everyday Housewife
Edward
Midnight Cowboy
   Zachary Breaux
Rhinestone Cowboy
   Glen Campbell
Midnight Rhinestone Cowboy
Modern jazz combined with classic country!
Isac
Should've Been A Cowboy
   Toby Keith
Rhinestone Cowboy
   Glen Campbell
Should've Been A Rhinestone Cowboy
Edward
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Delbert & Glen Campbell
Delbert & Glen combined with Glen Campbell
Submitted By: Candy Welty
Glen Bowling for Campbell Soup
Glen Campbell combined with Bowling For Soup
M'm, m'm, weird!
Submitted By: crazydon

Misheard Lyrics:

"Wichita Lineman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know I need a small vacation.
But it don't look like train.
And if it snows that stretch down south.
But not ever stand to stand.
And I need you more than want you.
Original Lyrics:
I know I need a small vacation.
But it don't look like rain.
And if it snows that stretch down south.
Won't ever stand the strain.
And I need you more than want you.
"Honey Come Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Honey come back to where you belong to on TV
Original Lyrics:
Honey come back where you belong to only me
"Rhinestone Cowboy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a limestone cowboy
Original Lyrics:
Like a rhinestone cowboy
"Where's The Playground, Susie?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where the playground should be
If I don't go I won't know my way around
Original Lyrics:
Where's the playground, Susie?
You're the one who's supposed to know her way around
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Wichita Lineman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know I need a small vacation.
But it don't look like train.
And if it snows that stretch down south.
But not ever stand to stand.
And I need you more than want you.
Original Lyrics:
I know I need a small vacation.
But it don't look like rain.
And if it snows that stretch down south.
Won't ever stand the strain.
And I need you more than want you.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Wisnu Aji

R.I.P. Glen Travis Campbell (1936-2017). About this song: "Wichita Lineman" is track #1 on his twelfth studio album, "Wichita Lineman", released on 4 November 1968. It was written by Jimmy Webb. It topping the country chart and the adult contemporary chart as well as Canada chart. It also reaching #3 on Billboard's Pop Chart, #7 on the UK Singles Chart, #12 on Ireland chart, and #18 on Australia chart. Making him his very first international greatest hit to date.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"
Better Lyrics:
He's got Republicans here in His hands,
He's got Democrats there in His hands,
He's got that peanut farmer from Georgia in His hands,
He's got Carter's brains in His hands!!!
(God's got to wash his hands of ultraliberalism!)

Original Lyrics:
He's got everybody here in His hands,
He's got everybody there in His hands,
He's got everybody everywhere in His hands,
He's got the whole world in His hands.
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.
""Where's The Playground, Susie?""
Better Lyrics:
So, what's happening, Fairchild?
I suppose you know your way around the Fair!
So, what's happening, Fairchild?
In case I hang around....
Original Lyrics:
Where's the playground, Susie?
You're the one who's supposed to know your way around....
Where's the playground, Susie?
If I don't stay around....
Submitted by: Iludium Phosdex
"Witchita Lineman"
Better Lyrics:
and the witchy called Lionel is still on my mind
Original Lyrics:
and the Witchita lineman is still on the line
Submitted by: barbara

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Wichita Lineman"
The Funny Lyrics:
I am the lineman for the county and I've traveled the main road
Why They're Funny:
I don't see what his point is.
Submitted by: Art
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"The Last Time I Saw Her"
Opening Lines:
The last time I saw her face, her eyes were bathed in starlight
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"Hey Little One"
Opening Lines:
Hey little one, so far from home and so alone
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Flu Owners" originally "Sunflower"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Ron Flew Us" originally "Sunflower"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Lew On Surf" originally "Sunflower"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Sun For Lew" originally "Sunflower"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Worn Fuels" originally "Sunflower"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Manhattan Kansas"
The Lyrics:
Manhattan, Kansas ain't no place to have a baby
When you got no man to give it his last name
Why:
Manhattan, Kansas
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"By the Time I Get to Phoenix"
The Lyrics:
By the time I get to Phoenix she'll be rising
AND
By the time I make Albuquerque she'll be working
AND
By the time I make Oklahoma she'll be sleepin'
Why:
Has Phoenix, Albuquerque and Oklahoma
Submitted by: Carolyn
There are additional Real Places Mentioned in Songs available.

Song Title Acrostics:

TALK: "Try A Little Kindness"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Where's The Gray Pound, Sloozie?" originally "Where's The Playground, Susie"
Submitted by: Tori Spelling Bee
"Where's The Payground, Sloozie?" originally "Where's The Playground, Susie"
Submitted by: Tori Spelling Bee
"Mental On Guy Mind" originally "Gentle On My MInd"
Submitted by: Dionne Peacewick

Lyrics Spoonerisms:

"By The Time I Get To Phoenix"
The Lyrics:
Although time and time I tried to tell her so.
Why:
Although time and time I tried to sell her toe.
Submitted by: Lucinda Blair
 

Performers with Handicaps:

"Alzheimer's Disease"
Country musician Glenn Campbell has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
Submitted by: Susanna Viljanen

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