PEOPLE asked fans of the country legend to sing his signature song

By Melody Chiu
Updated May 26, 2015 01:00 PM
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Happy 40th birthday, “Rhinestone Cowboy”!

In honor of Glen Campbell‘s hit song, PEOPLE asked the industry’s brightest – including Tim McGraw, Dolly Parton and Darius Rucker – to belt out the famous tune, released by the country legend in 1975.

“Rhinestone Cowboy” peaked at No. 1 on both Billboard‘s Hot Country and Hot 100 charts, the first song to do so simultaneously since Jimmy Dean’s “Big Bad John” in 1961.

It went on to win multiple awards from the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music and the American Music Awards, and was nominated for Best Country Song and Record of the Year at the Grammy Awards.

In 2012, Campbell, 79 – who announced his Alzheimer’s diagnosis in 2011 – received a standing ovation at the Grammy Awards after performing his signature song while receiving a lifetime achievement award at the show.

Keep on shinin’, cowboy!

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