Originally Posted by traderumor
In my opinion there are at least two problems in listing "Wichita Lineman" as a bad song of the 1970s:
1. The song was released in 1968.
2. It is one of the greatest songs ever written or recorded. Glen Campbell had bigger hits (but not many) and Jimmy Webb wrote many songs that were huge hits, but both both the singer and the composer peaked with "Wichita Lineman." ...."and I need you more than want you, and I want you for all time, and the Wichita Lineman is still on the line...."