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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JOHN CARTER CASH Saturday 2nd June 2007 Book and cd signing at Borders for his new book "Anchored in Love-An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash". A tribute cd of the same title features June and Johnny duets revived by current artists such as Rosanne Cash and Elvis Costello. John Carter Cash is the only son of the late Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. New York City, USA
Johnny Cash leaves his 100 million USD fortune to his son, much to the annoyance of his four daughters.
Country music legend Johnny Cash left more than cash to his family. He, unfortunately left the sort of cash that would spark a family feud between his son and four daughters. The deceased singer’s 100 million USD fortune was almost entirely left to his son – JOHN CARTER CASH. Coupled with the current strength of sales of the late singer’s records following his death, John Carter Cash seems ready to make an additional 50 million USD.
John serves as Johnny Cash’s only child with his beloved second wife, JUNE CARTER CASH, who passed away four months before him. The couple were together for 35 years, before which Johnny Cash was married to Vivian Liberto and the couple had four daughters. According to sources, said four daughters (along with a further two from another relationship) only received 1 million USD each, yet they have vowed to fight John in order to earn more.
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'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.