Jimmy Webb

Home > Music > W > Webb, Jimmy

Born: 1946/08/15
Birth Place: Elk City, Oklahoma US, August 15, 1946
Years Active: 1966 - present
Genres: Popular, Country, Rock

Jimmy Layne Webb (born August 15, 1946 in Elk City, Oklahoma) is an American songwriter. His compositions include "Up, Up and Away", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", "Galveston" and "MacArthur Park". His songs have been recorded or performed by Glen Campbell, The 5th Dimension, Thelma Houston, The Supremes, Richard Harris, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, R.E.M., and Chet Atkins, among others. 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. He is the only artist to have ever received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration.

Listen to Jimmy Webb
and similar artists - Play Now
All Albums >>

Latest Tracks:
Wichita Lineman
On: 20 Greatest Hits
$1.29 Buy Song
Loved To Death
On: Tales From The Crypt: Original Movie Soundtra…
$0.99 Buy Song
Too Young To Die
On: Suspending Disbelief
$0.99 Buy Song
I Don't Know How To Love You Anymore
On: Suspending Disbelief
$0.99 Buy Song
Elvis And Me
On: Suspending Disbelief
$0.99 Buy Song

More Tracks >>