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

26th October 2011

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...

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

20th October 2011

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...

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Fascinating Fact 12007

31st August 2011

Country star Glen Campbell's lifestory is about to be turned into a new movie by the man who produced Johnny Cash biopic Walk The Line. Moviemaker James Keach has just signed on to develop a...

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Glen Campbell Plans To Record More Songs

29th August 2011

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...

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Willie Nelson Pays Tribute To Generous Glen Campbell

26th August 2011

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...

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The Things They Say 22634

23rd August 2011

"I give her all the credit for that. If you pray from your heart, there will be return mail. I've seen that happen to me." Country legend Glen Campbell credits his wife Kim and God...

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Fascinating Fact 11965

22nd August 2011

Three of country star Glen Campbell's kids play in a band called Instant People.

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The Things They Say 22632

22nd August 2011

"The first time I took it, cocaine, it was like your eye was coming out of your head... It was like a dog that gets into your henhouse and steals your eggs." Glen Campbell on...

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

22nd August 2011

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...

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Glen Campbell Plays First Gig Since Alzheimer's Announcement

17th July 2011

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...

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Glen Campbell To Retire Following Alzheimers Diagnosis

23rd June 2011

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...

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Glen Campbell Has Alzheimer's Disease

22nd June 2011

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...

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Glen Campbell Has Alzheimer's Disease

22nd June 2011

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...

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Glen Campbell Eyes Retirement

28th April 2011

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...

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True Grit Trailer Hits The Web

29th September 2010

'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...

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Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

31st July 2008

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...

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The Wrecking Crew Inducted Into Rockwalk

27th June 2008

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....

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Weller + Magic Numbers Go Under The Covers

2nd February 2007

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,...

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Kenny G Tops Golf List

1st November 2006

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....

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Fascinating Fact 2334

30th October 2006

WICHITA LINEMAN singer GLEN CAMPBELL has donated a reissue of the Ovation guitar he has used extensively throughout his career to the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Jimmy Webb Honoured In Nashville

24th October 2006

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...

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Tucker Offers To Show Evans A Good Time

21st October 2006

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...

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Jimmy Webb To Pick Up Ascap Honour

6th October 2006

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...

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Country Music Stars Saluted

9th May 2006

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...

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Campbell Turns His Life Around

9th May 2006

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...

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Fascinating Fact 1411

20th April 2006

Country star GLEN CAMPBELL has revamped his RHINESTONE COWBOY hit into a new rap tune.

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Fascinating Fact 1410

20th April 2006

Country superstar GLEN CAMPBELL is teaming up with ANDY WILLIAMS for a six-week run at the legendary crooner's Branson, Missouri theatre.

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Womack + Urban Shine At New York Cmas

16th November 2005

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...

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Country Stars Team Up With Broadway Performers

26th October 2005

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...

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Alabama, Campbell + Bailey Land Hall Of Fame Honours

30th August 2005

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...

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