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Alice Cooper Recalls Glen Campbell's Drug-taking Days

Alice Cooper has admitted Glen Campbell used to do cocaine ''more than just about anybody'' he knew.The 69-year-old singer has recalled a time during his and the late country music star's so-called ''LA Blizzard'' drug-taking...

Eddie Van Halen's Glen Campbell Request

Eddie Van Halen once asked Alice Cooper to book him a guitar lesson with Glen Campbell. Alice has revealed the Van Halen lead guitarist was so in awe of the country music legend - who...

Glen Campbell's Cmt Special

Glen Campbell is to be honoured with a CMT tribute special on Thursday (10.08.17) just days after his death.The late 'Southern Nights' country star - who passed away at the age of 81 on Tuesday...

Rip Glen Campbell: The Original Rhinestone Cowboy Has Died At 81

It's a sad day for country music fans everywhere as it's announced that the Rhinestone Cowboy himself, Glen Campbell, has passed away at the grand age of 81. His family made the revelation on his...

Country Music Stars Pay Tribute To Glen Campbell

Billy Ray Cyrus has thanked Glen Campbell for being ''such a huge influence'' on his country music career. The 55-year-old star has admitted the late singer, who passed away on Tuesday (08.08.17) aged 81 after...

Glen Campbell's Daughter Posts Heartfelt Tribute To Late Dad

Glen Campbell's daughter is ''heartbroken'' following her father's passing. Ashley Campbell took to her Twitter account to post a heartfelt tribute to the country music legend, who died on Tuesday (08.08.17) aged 81 after a...

Glen Campbell Dies

Glen Campbell has died aged 81.The music legend behind songs such as 'Rhinestone Cowboy', 'Wichita Lineman' and 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix' passed away at the age of 81 on Tuesday (08.08.17), a...

Alzheimer's Disease Has Left Glen Campbell Unable To Play Guitar

The 80-year-old Rhinestone Cowboy singer was diagnosed in 2011 and continued touring until 2014, when he was moved into a long-term care, memory care community near his Nashville home by his wife of over three...

Alison Krauss Set To Release First Album In 17 Years

Alison Krauss is set to release her first album in 17 years.The 45-year-old singer - who has amassed an impressive 27 Grammy Awards across her career - will release 'Windy City' in March as well...

Keith Urban & Toby Keith Pay Tribute To Glen Campbell Ahead Of Tv Salute

The duo was among the group of artists picked to salute Campbell in song at the recent ACM Honors, performing a medley of his hits with the likes of Blake Shelton and Dierks...

Academy Of Country Music To Honour Merle Haggard With New Award

The veteran singer, who passed away in April (16) shortly after the organisation's annual awards show, is the inspiration behind the ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award. The prize will honour the contributions...

Ailing Glen Campbell Gets New Manager

The 80-year-old singer, who went public with his mental health battle in 2011, entered the final phase of the disease earlier this year (16). Although he has retired from making new music, his...

Glen Campbell-inspired Law Aids Children's Battle Against His Wife

The Rhinestone Cowboy star is in the final stage of his Alzheimer's disease. A couple of years ago, his wife of 33 years, Kim Campbell, decided it was time to seek professional help...

Film About Birthday Boy Glen Campbell Up For Peabody Award

Director James Keach's Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me has been selected as one of 60 finalists for the award. The film featured Campbell on his farewell tour, as the singer fought memory-loss...

Glen Campbell And Carrie Underwood Receive Special Acm Awards

The ailing Rhinestone Cowboy star, who is battling memory-robbing Alzheimer's disease, will be honoured with the Career Achievement Award in recognition of artists who have advanced the popularity and acceptance of country music....

Ailing Glen Campbell Loses Voice

The veteran singer, who went public with his mental health battle in 2011, has entered the final phase of the disease and his wife Kim has revealed Glen is no longer able to...

Producer And Talent Svengali Howard West Dead

West began his career at the William Morris Agency, where he represented singers including Glen Campbell, Neil Diamond and Jerry Reed. In 1974, he co-founded Shapiro/West with longtime business partner George Shapiro and...

Ailing Glen Campbell Moved To New Care Facility

The veteran singer, who went public with his mental health battle in 2011, previously spent 18 months in a Nashville, Tennessee medical centre after Kim, his wife of 33 years, decided it was...

Glen Campbell Back Home As Alzheimer's Disease Really Takes Grip

The singer-songwriter was admitted to the Nashville, Tennessee medical centre in early 2014, after Kim, his wife of 33 years, decided it was time to seek professional help for her ailing husband -...

The Wrecking Crew Showcases The Best Of 1960s Session Musicians

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...

Glen Campbell's Children Launching Legal Battle Against Wife

Two of Glen Campbell's children are launching a legal battle against the ailing country star's wife, Kim.The Rhinestone Cowboy singer, who resides in a full-time care facility as he battles Alzheimer's disease, is allegedly "secluded...

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

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...

Glen Campbell's Daughter: 'Dad Is Entering The Final Stage Of Alzheimer's'

Glen Campbell's youngest daughter has opened up about her father's ongoing battle with Alzheimer's disease, revealing he no longer really knows who she is.The music legend was forced to retire in 2013 when his memory-robbing...

Tim Mcgraw To Step In For Ailing Glen Campbell At The Oscars

Tim Mcgraw will perform ailing Glen Campbell's I'm Not Gonna Miss You at the Oscars.Campbell's tune is nominated for the Best Song honour, but his advanced Alzheimer's disease will prevent him from performing at the...

Rita Ora To Perform At Oscars

Rita Ora will perform at the Oscars.The 24-year-old singer is very ''excited'' to have been asked to sing 'Grateful' from 'Beyond the Lights' - one of the five nominees for Best Original Song - at...

Paul Mccartney And Glen Campbell Lead 2015 Inductees For America's Pop Music Hall Of Fame

Sir Paul Mccartney, Glen Campbell, Tom Jones and Paul Anka are ending 2014 on new career highs after landing inductions into America's Pop Music Hall of Fame.The veteran musicians are among the 14 artists recognised...

Glen Campbell Returns To U.s. Country Chart For The First Time In 21 Years

Ailing country legend Glen Campbell's fans have given the Rhinestone Cowboy singer a touching send-off as he retires from music by helping him score his first Billboard Hot Country Songs chart entry in 21 years.Campbell's...

Glen Campbell Surprises Family With Guitar Memory

Ailing country star Glen Campbell is still managing to surprise his family by revisiting old tunes on his guitar every now and again, despite battling severe dementia.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker, 78, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's...

Glen Campbell Sued Over Alleged Documentary Deal

County music legend Glen Campbell has been dragged into a new legal spat over his career-spanning documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker, who is currently battling memory-robbing Alzheimer's disease, has been accused...

Glen Campbell Hit With Lawsuit Over Documentary

Country music legend Glen Campbell has been sued for breach of contract over his Alzheimer's disease documentary.Bosses at production house The Record Company filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday (29Sep14), claiming...

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