Glen Campbell’s Version Of ‘Southern Nights’ – Nothing Like The Original

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Glen Campbell[/lastfm] is coming to town next month for a stop on his farewell tour, and there’s no doubt Southern Nights will be on the set list.  It was his last major hit and peaked at #1 in 1977, but Glen‘s version was very different fro that of the song’s writer, the legendary [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Alan Toussaint[/lastfm]. 

By comparison, here’s [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Alan Toussaint[/lastfm]’s original version.


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