While he never gained the same fame and public recognition as such fellow West Coast rockabilly pioneers as Eddie Cochran and Ricky Nelson, Glen Glenn's talent far outweighed his luck in the music business, and his classic sides have become the stuff of legend among rockabilly fans as well as such roots rock giants as Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan, all of whom have covered his tunes on-stage. Glenn was born as Orin Glenn Troutman on October 24, 1934, in Joplin, MO. Troutman was raised on the classic traditional country sounds of the deep South (and was related to Porter Wagoner by marriage), and when his family relocated to San Dimas, CA, in 1948, his enthusiasm for classic country and Western swing sounds continued to grow. By the time he was 17, Troutman had bought a guitar and had started jamming with Gary Lambert, a ...
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