In the 1960s, when variety TV shows were gaining popularity, few became famous primarily because of their brilliant casts. However, one such show still has excellent appeal to date is the “Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Show.”
Glen Campbell is a legendary musician, singer, and songwriter known for his song tracks, such as “Rhinestone Cowboy” & “Wichita Lineman.” Recently, one of the show’s episodes has gained immense popularity because of the guest appearance of the legendary musicians, The Monkees.
The Monkees are known as one of the best rock and pop bands. People still remember them for their hit song “Last Train to Clarksville.” The artists, Glen Campbell, and The Monkees were prevalent during the 60s & 70s. They have left a lasting effect on the music industry.
Glen Campbell’s natural musical ability and down-to-earth personality made him famous across all generations. Some of Campbell’s fans were celebrities like Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Andy Williams, and The Monkees.
Micky, Davy, and Michael were guests on the “Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Show” on Feb 5, 1969. The talented trio performed comical sketches and made everyone giggle. They also sang their hit tracks, “Last Train to Clarksville,” “I’m a Believer,” and “Salesman.”
The Monkees also featured in a brand new single, “Tear Drop City,” which they lip-synced in front of a live audience. In addition, the Monkees’ appearance on the variety show with Glen Campbell gave the audience a unique blend of pop and country music simultaneously.
The variety show episode is one of the memorable moments for the audience. This is because it showcases the crossover appeal and the brilliant music of the legendary musicians The Monkees and Glen Campbell.