Archie Campbell was an American singer, comedian, and actor born on November 7, 1914, in Bulls Gap, Tennessee. He began his career in the entertainment industry in the 1930s as a radio and television performer. Campbell gained popularity for his comedic timing and unique character portrayals, particularly his signature “That’s good. That’s bad” routine.

In the early 1960s, Campbell achieved mainstream success with his country music career. He released several hit singles, including “The Dark End of the Street,” which reached the top 10 on the Billboard country charts. His smooth and soulful voice resonated with audiences and cemented his place in the country music genre.

Alongside his music career, Campbell also made a name for himself as a television personality. He became a regular cast member on the popular variety show “Hee Haw” in 1969. Campbell’s humorous sketches and performances on the show endeared him to audiences across the country. His catchphrases, such as “Hey, Grandpa, what’s for supper?” and “Ain’t that cute, but it’s wrong!” became iconic in the television industry.

Archie Campbell’s talent and wit made him a beloved figure in both the music and entertainment worlds. He continued to entertain audiences until his death on August 29, 1987, leaving behind a lasting legacy in the country music and comedy realms.

Backing Tracks – Dark End Of The Street

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