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The Wrecking Crew - Featurette And Clips


Through the 1960s, a collection of Los Angeles musicians worked together in order to support acts like The Beach Boys and Frank Sinatra. This group was called The Wrecking Crew, and they created some of the greatest and most influential songs, without receiving any of the credit for it. Beach Boys co-founder, Bryan Wilson, described how they were the most important part of that period in music. A documentary 12 years in the making, sheds some light on some of the unsung heroes of the musical industry in the 1960s.

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The Wrecking Crew Showcases The Best Of 1960s Session Musicians


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In the words of Annie Lennox and Aretha Franklin "behind every great man is a great woman", but in this case it's more likely that behind the song there's a great combination of great, unrecognised musicians too.

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George Harrison with session guitarist Joe Osborn from The Wrecking Crew

It is that concept that a new documentary The Wrecking Crew focuses on as it takes a look at the self-contained world of LA all-star session musicians that were behind each Grammy-award winning "Record of the Year" hit for six consecutive years during the 1960s - 1970s.

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Glen Campbell - Quits (Audio)


Glen Campbell has released the official audio track for 'Quits' - the first song to be released from his upcoming album, 'Rhinestone Cowboy'. The album is set to be released on 31st March 2015, with 'Quits' as the 13th track.

Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' About Alzheimer's Battle, Among Oscar Best Song Nominees


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Country legend Glen Campbell is among the Oscar nominees this Sunday, in the best original song category for ‘I'm Not Gonna Miss You’, from the documentary film Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me. The song was written by the singer about his struggle with alzheimer’s disease after being diagnosed in 2011 and it features at the end of the documentary which follows his final tour. 

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Sunday will be a bittersweet night for the 71 year old’s family, as his wife and daughter will attend the ceremony on his behalf. Campbell now lives in a care facility and his wife told ABC News that these days, the singer is doing very well physically but cognitively, he's declined "quite a bit.”

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Glen Campbell - I'm Not Gonna Miss You


In the run up to the release of documentary 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me', documenting his declining health from alzheimer's and subsequent retirement, here's a compilation video of archival footage to the tune of 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You'.

Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me Trailer


After having a music career that spanned five decades and saw the release of over 70 studio albums, country music superstar, Glen Campbell, was hit with a major tragedy. In June 2011, Campbell announced to his worldwide fan base that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six months earlier. What followed was a 'goodbye tour' of epic proportions. The tour was originally scheduled for five weeks, but in almost no time at all, that five weeks blossomed into a 151-week tour of sold-out concerts as fans across the globe flocked to see and support the musical legend before his retirement for the industry. His final performance came in 2012, at that year's Grammy Awards Ceremony were he performed his most famous and most loved song, 'Rhinestone Cowboy'.  

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Glen Campbell - Galveston [Live]


A live recording for Glen Campbell’s 1969 single ‘Galveston’ has been rereleased. The song was originally written by Jimmy Webb, yet it was popularised by Cambell.

Glen Campbell - By The Time I Get To Phoenix [Live]


In 1967, Glen Campbell gave a live performance of the song 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix', which was written by Jimmy Webb and originally recorded by Johnny Rivers two years before.

Is 'See You There' Glen Campbell's 'American IV: The Man Comes Around'?


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Glen Campbell has released his latest album See You There, which is likely to be his last given his ongoing battle with Alzheimer's Disease.

The legendary singer-songwriter recorded five of the twelve tracks during sessions for his 2011 album 'Ghost On The Canvas,' though the other seven tracks will all be familiar to fans. They include: 'Hey Little One,' 'Wichita Lineman,' 'Gentle On My Mind,' 'Galveston,' 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix,' 'True Grit,' and 'Rhinestone Cowboy.'

Interestingly, and to Campbell's credit, the versions are not simply remakes of the classic songs and gone are the strings that became a staple of the singer's Al De Lory-produced era. Instead, there's some steel guitar on the likes of 'Wichita Lineman' and new guitar work on 'Rhinestone Cowboy.'

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Cal Campbell, Glen Campbell and JAMES KEACH - 16th Annual Women in Film Malibu Golf Classic at the Malibu Country Club - Malibu, California, United States - Saturday 13th July 2013

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Glen Campbell Friday 10th February 2012 2012 MusiCares Person Of the Year Gala Honoring Paul McCartney held at the Los Angeles Convention Center

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Glen Campbell - Glen Campbell and Kim Woolen Friday 10th February 2012 2012 MusiCares Person Of the Year Gala Honoring Paul McCartney held at the Los Angeles Convention Center

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Glen Campbell Tuesday 25th October 2011 Glen Campbell performing his Good Times - The Final Farewell tour at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Liverpool, England

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