Legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb

August 15, 1946, Elk City, OK

His songs have been performed by many popular contemporary singers, including Glen Campbell, the 5th Dimension, Thelma Houston, the Supremes, Richard Harris, Johnny Maestro, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, Art Garfunkel, Amy Grant, America, Linda Ronstadt, R.E.M., Michael Feinstein, Donna Summer and Carly Simon. According to BMI, his song ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’ was the third most performed song in the fifty years between 1940 to 1990. Webb is the only artist ever to have received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration. ~ Wikipedia: Jimmy Webb ~ retrieved August 14, 2013 © Wikipedia

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Jimmy Webb ~ Inducted in the 1990 Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame.

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