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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...

Campbell: I Wasn't That Drunk

Country star GLEN CAMPBELL has lashed out at his conviction for drink-driving, insisting he wasn't as inebriated as reported in the press. The singer - who was arrested last November (03) near his Phoenix,...

Campbell Gives Up Drink After Imprisonment

Country singer GLEN CAMPBELL has vowed to give up alcohol following his traumatic 10-night jail sentence for last November's (03) drunken hit-and-run accident. The RHINESTONE COWBOY star, 68, went to prison yesterday (01JUL04) for...

Campbell Upbeat As He Faces Jail

Country star GLEN CAMPBELL is upbeat about his drink driving arrest last November (03) - because it sent him into rehabilitation and prompted him to quit boozing. The WICHITA LINEMAN singer is set to...

Starbucks Pay Tribute To Ray Charles

Soul crooner RAY CHARLES is being remembered as he's buried in Los Angeles today (18JUN04) - by coffee company STARBUCKS. The company will play Charles' music throughout the day in cafes across America, and...

Campbell Gives Up Drinking

LATEST: Country star GLEN CAMPBELL insists his arrest for drink driving has turned him into a changed man - because he no longer sups alcohol. The WICHITA LINEMAN singer was sentenced to 10 nights...

Campbell Sentenced To 10 Nights In Jail

Country legend GLEN CAMPBELL has been sentenced to spend 10 nights in jail after pleading guilty to extreme drink driving. The RHINESTONE COWBOY singer will be allowed out each day for 12 hours on...

Storms Wreck Cma Festival

Nashville, Tennessee's COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION MUSIC FESTIVAL was abandoned on Saturday (12JUN04) due to torrential rain. The GREASED LIGHTNING RIVERFRONT PARK STAGES were evacuated when storms hit the area. Many acts were forced...

Campbell's Sentence Delayed For Gig

Country superstar GLEN CAMPBELL has been granted a temporary reprieve from his upcoming jail sentence - so he could perform at an important gig. The 67-year-old - who was arrested for being drunk while...

Rimes And Wynonna To Sing At Country Festival

LeANN RIMES and WYNONNA JUDD are among the stars expected to perform at the COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION MUSIC FESTIVAL this summer (04). Also scheduled are TRACE ADKINS, DIERKS BENTLEY, CLINT BLACK, BROOKS + DUNN,...

Glen Campbell Trial Date Set

Country star GLEN CAMPBELL's trial date for assault and drunken driving has been set. The WICHITA LINEMAN singer is accused of leaving the scene of an accident in Phoenix, Arizona, in November (03), after...

Glen Campbell Pleads Innocent To Drink Drive Charges

LATEST: Veteran country star GLEN CAMPBELL has pleaded not guilty to assault and drink-driving charges. WICHITA LINEMAN singer Campbell was arrested on 24 November (03) after allegedly hitting another car before fleeing the scene...

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