Glen Campbell: 20 Essential Songs

From his signature "Rhinestone Cowboy" to an unconventional Foo Fighters cover

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"Ticket to Ride" (1965)

The Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" was six months old when Campbell tracked an instrumental version of the song for his fourth record, The Big Bad Rock Guitar of Glen Campbell. While not as big- or bad-sounding as the album title claims, "Ticket to Ride" does capture Campbell at the peak of his sideman abilities, showing off the guitar chops that landed him a spot in the Wrecking Crew. The only downside? The the song's premature ending, which fades out just as Campbell begins to rip into an improvised solo.

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