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Rhinestone Cowboy
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Rhinestone Cowboy
Trent Swartzentruber strums along to “Rhinestone Cowboy” by Glen Campbell. Originally written and recorded by Larry Weiss in 1974, Campbell heard the song on the radio while on tour in Australia and decided to learn it. When he got back to the States, he soon had a meeting at Capitol Records where he was approached with a “great new song;” coincidentally it was “Rhinestone Cowboy.” He recorded it and released it in May of 1975, and by the season’s end, hit #1 on both the Billboard pop and country charts.

Trent plays a Gibson Acoustic Hummingbird in the lesson.

Trent Swartzentruber
    Trent Swartzentruber is a Nashville based guitar player hailing originally from Phoenix, AZ. He toured with Christian artist Jeff Deyo for five years, and then became the instructor for Guitar Apprentice, a visual game-like learning interface teaching hit songs. Trent is also an experienced bass player, learning that instrument as a young lad years before he ever picked up a guitar. Currently, Trent is working as a studio musician, serves at a local church, and is generally being awesome wherever he goes.

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