Tag Archives: Glen Campbell

In Memoriam 2017

In Memoriam 2017

Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker will honor Glen Campbell, and Hunter Hayes will honor Tom Petty and Chuck Berry during The Year In Memoriam 2017 TV special on Dec. 18 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC. photo courtesy CMAMORE

Glen Campbell Laid to Rest in Arkansas

Glen Campbell Laid to Rest in Arkansas

Country icon Glen Campbell was laid to rest on Wednesday, Aug. 9, during a private ceremony in his hometown of Delight, Arkansas. The news was announced by the official Glen Campbell Facebook account on Thursday with a message from the Campbell family thanking everyone for their “enormous outpouring of love and support.”  ​ Glen passed away in…MORE

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

An accomplished guitarist, Glen Campbell was a highly sought-after session player who performed on recordings by the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Merle Haggard before becoming a successful solo artist known for his uncanny ability to pick great songs. Below are the stories behind five of Glen’s most popular songs: “Gentle On My Mind,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “Rhinestone…MORE

Dolly Parton, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Tim McGraw & More Remember Glen Campbell on Social Media

Dolly Parton, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Tim McGraw & More Remember Glen Campbell on Social Media

A bevy of country stars—including Dolly Parton, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Tim McGraw and more—shared their remembrances and thoughts on social media regarding today’s news that Glen Campbell passed away at the age of 81. Glen Campbell was one of the greatest voices of all time. I will always love you, Glen! pic.twitter.com/LQFEWA42lF…MORE

Country Music Hall of Famer Glen Campbell Has Died at 81

Country Music Hall of Famer Glen Campbell Has Died at 81

Glen Campbell, country music’s “Rhinestone Cowboy,” died today (Aug. 8) following a long fight against Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81 years old. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his…MORE

Glen Campbell: His Courageous Fight with Alzheimer’s Disease

Glen Campbell: His Courageous Fight with Alzheimer’s Disease

Originally published in the June 24, 2013 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Two years ago, Glen Campbell came forward with a powerful, completely candid announcement that rippled throughout the entertainment world. With wife Kim by his side, Glen revealed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, which eventually robs one of…MORE

Watch Tim McGraw and Charlie Worsham Jam Backstage to “Rhinestone Cowboy”

Watch Tim McGraw and Charlie Worsham Jam Backstage to “Rhinestone Cowboy”

Before taking the stage at Boston’s TD Garden on July 7 with wife Faith Hill for their Soul2Soul Tour, Tim McGraw and opener Charlie Worsham performed an impromptu jam of Glen Campbell’s “Rhinestone Cowboy.” The tune, which was written by Larry Weiss and became one of Glen’s signature hits, reached the top of both the…MORE

Listen to “Adiós” From Glen Campbell’s Final Studio Album

Listen to “Adiós” From Glen Campbell’s Final Studio Album

Glen Campbell will release his final studio album, Adiós, on June 9. Adiós was recorded at Station West in Nashville following Glen’s Goodbye Tour in 2012, which he launched after revealing he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Glen’s wife, Kim, revealed in March that Glen can no longer play guitar and struggles to sing.…MORE

Rhinestone Birthday

Rhinestone Birthday

Happy 81st birthday to Glen Campbell. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was born on April 22, 1936, in Delight, Ark. Glen, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, will release his final studio album, Adiós, on June 9.MORE

Gentle Glenn

Gentle Glenn

On this day (May 17) in 1967, Glen Campbell recorded “Gentle on My Mind,” a tune that earned him a pair of Grammys in the categories for Best Country & Western Solo Vocal Performance (Male) and Best Country & Western Recording. Click to hear Glen perform the iconic tune.MORE

Glen Campbell: His Courageous Fight with Alzheimer’s Disease

Glen Campbell: His Courageous Fight with Alzheimer’s Disease

Originally published in the June 24, 2013 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Two years ago, Glen Campbell came forward with a powerful, completely candid announcement that rippled throughout the entertainment world. With wife Kim by his side, Glen revealed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, which eventually…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).