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Jimmy Webb (born August 15, 1946 in Elk City, Oklahoma) is an idiosyncratic American popular music composer.

Jimmy Webb is responsible for writing numerous popular and Top 10 hits sung by a disparate group of artists, including Glen Campbell ("Galveston"); Art Garfunkel ("All I Know"); Donna Summer and many others.

Webb's father was a Baptist minister and a former Marine. His mother died when he was a teenager. His most popular songs were all composed when he was between 19… read more

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  • Avatar for WinsomeWinnower
    Love this man!
  • Avatar for semionato
    i'm late to the amazingness of mr. webb. "just across the river" is most likely the album of the year so far.
  • Avatar for isles
    the original letters version of galveston is incredible.
  • Avatar for the4thnorse
    far too few plays
  • Avatar for odyshape
    Me wuvs me some fine Wimmy Jebb
  • Avatar for SPLewis
    His version of Galveston is so much better than the way Glenn Campbell sung it.
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    He played a Wichita Lineman medlie for my friends and I in his livingroom 4 years ago. He is more that the sum of his released songs!

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