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Country Superstars To Honour Campbell

Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban will team up at the Country Music Association Awards on 9 November (11) to honour the legendary Glen Campbell.The Wichita Lineman singer was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in...

Glen Campbell Feeling Mentally 'Sharp' As He Battles Alzheimer's

Country legend Glen Campbell often questions his Alzheimer's disease diagnosis because he still feels "sharper than a tack".The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker stunned fans in June (11) by announcing he is suffering from the degenerative neurological...

Campbell's Wife 'Savouring' Every Moment As He Battles Alzheimer's

Glen Campbell's wife refuses to think about the progression of the veteran singer's Alzheimer's disease, because it upsets her too much.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker announced in June (11) that he is suffering from the degenerative...

Glen Campbell Plans To Record More Songs

Country legend Glen Campbell has cast doubt on his retirement plans, insisting he will head back into the studio if he continues to write "good songs".The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker announced in April (11) that his...

Willie Nelson Pays Tribute To Generous Glen Campbell

Willie Nelson has paid tribute to his friend Glen Campbell in a new Rolling Stone magazine expose, revealing the Wichita Lineman singer helped him stay solvent at the beginning of his career.The publication's Patrick Doyle...

Glen Campbell Confused About Alzheimer's Diagnosis In Rolling Stone Interview

The extent of country star Glen Campbell's Alzheimer's Disease has been documented in a new Rolling Stone article about the Rhinestone Cowboy singer.The star's memory loss problems were diagnosed earlier this year (11), but his...

Glen Campbell Plays First Gig Since Alzheimer's Announcement

Veteran singer Glen Campbell was given a standing ovation at his first concert since announcing he has Alzheimer's disease.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker stunned fans last month (Jun11) after revealing he is suffering from the degenerative...

Glen Campbell To Retire Following Alzheimers Diagnosis

Glen Campbell, the US country singer-songwriter, will officially retire from the music industry later this year after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Campbell will draw the curtain on his 50-year career with one final record...

Glen Campbell Has Alzheimer's Disease

Veteran singer Glen Campbell is suffering from Alzheimer's disease.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker, 75, has been plagued by short-term memory loss for many years and six months ago, doctors confirmed he is suffering from the degenerative...

Glen Campbell Has Alzheimer's Disease

Veteran singer Glen Campbell is suffering from Alzheimer's disease.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker, 75, has been plagued by short-term memory loss for many years and six months ago, doctors confirmed he is suffering from the degenerative...

Glen Campbell Eyes Retirement

Legendary country star Glen Campbell is finally hanging up his guitar - he plans to retire after releasing a swansong album this year (11).The veteran Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, 75, has been working in the music industry...

True Grit Trailer Hits The Web

'True Grit', the upcoming movie by the COEN BROTHERS is one of the most eagerly-anticipated releases of the year, and a new teaser trailer has his just hit the web. MTV News reports that fans...

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

By on 31 July 2008

The Wrecking Crew Inducted Into Rockwalk

The members of session music supergroup THE WRECKING CREW were honoured in Los Angeles on Wednesday (25Jun08) when studio stars GLEN CAMPBELL, HAL BLAINE and DON RANDI sank their hands in concrete at Hollywood's RockWalk....

Weller + Magic Numbers Go Under The Covers

PAUL WELLER has tackled ROSE ROYCE's WISHING ON A STAR and THE MAGIC NUMBERS attempt BEYONCE KNOWLES' CRAZY IN LOVE on a quirky new covers compilation. They're joined by artists like R.E.M., DIDO and k.d.lang,...

Kenny G Tops Golf List

Saxophonist KENNY G has topped a new magazine poll to find the best musical golfer. The smooth jazz star beat country singer VINCE GILL to lead the field in the Golf Digest big tee off....

Jimmy Webb Honoured In Nashville

Songwriter JIMMY WEBB was honoured by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) in Nashville, Tennessee last night (23OCT06) and thrilled famous fans with a medley of his country hits The three-time...

Tucker Offers To Show Evans A Good Time

Country legend TANYA TUCKER has offered to take troubled singer SARA EVANS out on a "girl's night" as she battles a messy public divorce. Tucker, who famously dated GLEN CAMPBELL in the 1980s, admits she...

Jimmy Webb To Pick Up Ascap Honour

Veteran singer/songwriter JIMMY WEBB will receive the American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers Voice Of Music award at the ASCAP's upcoming country awards show. The MACARTHUR PARK star will pick up the honour at...

Country Music Stars Saluted

Country music legends GLEN CAMPBELL, DeFORD BAILEY and supergroup ALABAMA have been honoured as the Country Music Hall Of Fame's newest inductees. In a star-studded Sunday night (07MAY06) ceremony, the three acts were honoured with...

Campbell Turns His Life Around

Country rocker GLEN CAMPBELL has successfully quit alcohol and turned his life around, two years after he was jailed for drink-driving, hit and run and assaulting a police officer. The RHINESTOWN COWBOY star spent ten...

Womack + Urban Shine At New York Cmas

LEE ANN WOMACK and KEITH URBAN were the big winners at the 39th Country Music Association Awards (CMAS) in New York last night (15NOV05), picking up five of the biggest honours between them. Womack...

Country Stars Team Up With Broadway Performers

TRISHA YEARWOOD, GLEN CAMPBELL and AMERICAN IDOL winner CARRIE UNDERWOOD are among a host of country stars who have signed up to duet with Broadway performers at a benefit show. At the Broadway Meets...

Alabama, Campbell + Bailey Land Hall Of Fame Honours

ALABAMA, GLEN CAMPBELL and DeFORD BAILEY are among the names who will be inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame in November (05). Alabama and RHINESTONE COWBOY singer Campbell will be inducted as...

Campbell Honoured For Keeping It Cowboy

Country crooner GLEN CAMPBELL has finally got something to smile about after serving time for drink driving earlier this year (04) - he was honoured in Los Angeles on Friday night (01OCT04). The WICHITA...

Campbell Forgot To Mention Rum Drinking On The Road

Country star GLEN CAMPBELL has finally confessed he was sipping from a half gallon bottle of rum minutes before he hit another car and drove off - leading to his arrest on drink driving charges...

Campbell And Webb Reteam For Post-prison Album

Shamed country legend GLEN CAMPBELL is to team up with longtime collaborator and pal JIMMY WEBB to record his first album since his release from jail on drink driving offences. The singer was recently...

Was Glen Campbell's Prison Stay Too Comfortable?

Country legend GLEN CAMPBELL is being investigated by an American TV news show after journalists stumbled upon evidence that the singer was given star treatment during his 10-day prison term. Campbell was recently released...

Campbell Says Thanks To Inmates With Free Concert

Country legend GLEN CAMPBELL wrapped up his 10-day jail stint in an Arizona prison on Friday (09JUL04) by performing for his fellow inmates. The WICHITA LINEMAN singer, who was jailed for drink driving, gave...

Marty Stuart Serves Jail Time

LATEST: Country maverick MARTY STUART has been handed a two-day prison sentence after pleading guilty to drink driving charges in Tennessee. A 27 July (04) court date was initially set to respond to the...

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