A LIFE IN PICTURES
Webb snapped: a songsmith’s scrapbook.
1 High School, musical. Jimmy Webb, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA, 1964: “I got a very bad beating in class.”
2 With MacArthur Park interpreter and expert hellraiser Richard Harris in 1968: “Richard and I had a real trainwreck,” says Jimmy of their Roller derby.
3 I still hear your seawinds blowing: offshore with partner-in-PCP Harry Nilsson, 1973.
4 Up, Up And Away! Again!: Jimmy jumps for joy in May 1970 as The 5th Dimension celebrate winning a Grammy for Age Of Aquarius.
5 Here comes trouble: one man and his Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake, 1969: “It was a world of opulence,” admits Webb.
6 The singer and the song: essaying By The Time I Get To Phoenix, his mega-hit for Glen Campbell, on the Old Grey Whistle Test, June 1971.
7 Still on the line: Webb and Campbell at the ASCAP Country Music Awards, 2006.
8 What’s the worst that could happen? The Young Prince surveys his kingdom, 1968. “I was pretty cocky.”