By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1967
StudioCapitol, Hollywood
GenreCountry, folk
ProducerAl De Lory, Nick Venet
Glen Campbell chronology
Gentle on My Mind
By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Hey Little One
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By the Time I Get to Phoenix is the seventh album by American singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, released in November 1967 by Capitol Records.

In March 1969 the album won the Grammy for Album of the Year (for 1968), the first country album to do so. In February 1968 the album's lead single "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", released October 1967, won Grammys for both Best Vocal Performance, Male and Best Contemporary Male Solo Vocal Performance (for 1967).[2] In 2004 "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame.[3][4]

Track listing

Side one
1."By the Time I Get to Phoenix"Jimmy Webb2:42
2."Homeward Bound"Paul Simon2:37
3."Tomorrow Never Comes"Ernest Tubb, Johnny Bond2:27
4."Cold December (In Your Heart)"Alex Hassilev2:27
5."My Baby's Gone"Hazel Houser2:50
6."Back in the Race"Glen Campbell, Vic Dana1:56
Side two
1."Hey Little One"Dorsey Burnette, Barry De Vorzon2:30
2."Bad Seed"Bill Anderson2:18
3."I'll Be Lucky Someday"Lee Martin, Dick McBride, Bob Wills2:24
4."You're Young and You'll Forget"Jerry Reed2:15
5."Love Is a Lonesome River"Glen Campbell, Kella Christian2:05
Total length:26:31




AlbumBillboard (United States)

Entry date Chart Peak position
12/30/1967 Billboard Country Albums 1
Billboard Top LPs 15

Singles – Billboard (United States)

Year Single Hot 100 Hot Country
1967 "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" 26 2 12
1968 "Hey Little One" 54 13 20


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Official Grammy website
  3. ^ Official Grammy website Archived June 26, 2015, at the Wayback Machine Grammy Hall of Fame Awards
  4. ^ Basham, David (February 28, 2002). "Got Charts? Expect 'O Brother' Sales Boost After Unexpected Win". MTV. Retrieved November 1, 2012.