Anna: Glen Campbell- Rhinestone Cowboy
My Grandad and Grandma used to run a Country and Western club at the Quoits club in Guisborough. They loved everything Country and Western. Country films. County music. Country clothes. Well they’d wear normal clothes in the day time. My Grandad was a butcher. A proper traditional man. I loved that they had this other life.
I spent a lot of time with them growing up. My Mum and Dad ran the post office in Saltburn so they had to work long hours. Then my Mum died when I was 11 so my grandparents were my second family.
My Grandad would always be watching a black and white film or listening to country music in his greenhouse.
I’m saving money, working in a café at the moment and they play Radio 2 throughout the day. Rhinestone Cowboy comes on all the time. At first I thought I wouldn’t be able to stop myself crying when it played but I’ve got used to it. It’s a great song.
Photos: sent by Anna from Sunderland