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"True Grit" is a song written by Don Black and Elmer Bernstein, and recorded by American country music artist Glen Campbell. It was released in July 1969 as the first single from his album True Grit. The song peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

"True Grit"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album True Grit (soundtrack)
B-side"Hava Nagila"
ReleasedJuly 1969
RecordedMarch 13, 1969
RCA Studio, Hollywood, California
March 18, 1969
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California
GenreCountry, pop
Songwriter(s)Don Black
Elmer Bernstein
Producer(s)Neely Plumb
Al DeLory
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Where's the Playground Susie"
"True Grit"
"Try a Little Kindness"

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1969) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 9
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 35
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening 7
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 23
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary 4


  1. ^ "Glen Campbell singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 March 2011.
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for September 20, 1969". RPM. Retrieved 30 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Glen Campbell Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Glen Campbell Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.

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