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Glen Campbell Turning 81

Happy birthday goes out to Glen Campbell on Saturday, April 22!

Glen Campbell is best remembered for his string of 1960’s and ’70s Top 40 hits, including the Top Tens “Wichita Lineman” and “Galveston,” and the Number Ones “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Southern Nights.” On June 9th, his family will release his final collection of studio recordings, called Adios. The album  was recorded after Glen’s final 2011 “Goodbye Tour” featuring appearances by Willie Nelson and Vince Gill, as well as Glen’s children, Ashley, Shannon and Cal.

Glen announced back in 2011 that he was suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. In 2014 it was announced that the he had been moved into an Alzheimer’s facility. His 2012 “Goodbye” tour was filmed, which along with his behind the scenes fight life with Alzheimer’s, formed the basis of the critically acclaimed CNN documentary Glen Campbell. . . I’ll Be Me.

Enjoy a few Glen Campbell videos, as well as the trailer to his incredible documentary below.

Happy birthday, Mr. Campbell!

 

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