Dolly Parton pays heartfelt tribute to 'greatest musician' Glen Campbell

Dolly Parton pays heartfelt tribute to 'greatest musician' Glen Campbell

Campbell was one of country music's greatest crossover artists, from his 1967 Grammy award-winner "Gentle On My Mind" to this 1975 multimillion seller.

According to Campbell's official biography, his album, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" was the first country album to win top honor Album of the Year at the 10th Annual Grammy ceremony in 1968.

Last year, Campbell's wife founded Care Living, a website dedicated to educating people about Alzheimer's disease and offering support to caregivers. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2011.

"RIP Glen Campbell - a great singer and musician who wrote and chose to cover great songs", tweeted Carole King. Campbell also performed in the Beach Boys' band on tour in 1964 and 1965. Many remember his television show, the Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, which aired between 1969 and 1972.

NY identifies remains of 9/11 victim
The medical examiner was previously limited by technology in its ability to test the samples. Doctors has been unable to identify 1,112 people who died at the World Trade Center.

As a teenager, the precocious Campbell toured with his own band, called Glen Campbell and the Western Wranglers, before heading to Los Angeles in 1960.

Glen Campbell was one of Keith Urban's musical idols, so the superstar was thrilled when he got the chance to actually jam with the legendary guitarist and singer in 2009.

In the early 1960s, his virtuoso guitar playing earned him session work with Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, The Monkees and The Beach Boys, with whom he toured briefly in 1965 when Brian Wilson was unavailable.

Richie Sambora, best known for obtaining fame as Bon Jovi's lead guitarist, recalled how Campbell had been an influence to him.

Bayern beats Dortmund on penalties to win German Supercup
The Bavarians are eyeing a sixth straight Bundesliga trophy this year after cruising to top flight victory in the last campaign. We played with good concentration", he said. "Of course the title is important", Ancelotti said.

JIMMY WEBB: "Wichita Lineman", to me, is a quintessential Glen Campbell record.

Our thoughts are with Campbell's loved ones during this hard time.

They also asked for fans to swap flowers for donations to a Glen Campbell Memorial Fund through the BrightFocus Foundation and added: "The family appreciates your prayers and respect for their privacy at this time".

"Welcome to the award winning world kid", Urban wrote of Campbell's message to him.

United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days
Police are now working to identify Herba's accomplices and established what happened to the woman while she was help captive. But reports in La Stampa alleged Herba had contacted the model's agent and demanded the same £270,000 price for her freedom.

Also featured in the film was the song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You", which Campbell had written and recorded with Raymond.

Related Articles

  • Nickel-size hail possible with strong thunderstorms moving into MI

    Nickel-size hail possible with strong thunderstorms moving into MI

    "The first wave of widespread storms Wednesday afternoon dropped as much as 1-2" in a few spots while leaving others bone dry. Tonight is the wettest period of the upcoming weekend.with the best chance for you to collect some rain in the gauge.
    Jacksonville mother admits to killing 11-year-old, driving with body

    Jacksonville mother admits to killing 11-year-old, driving with body

    Erica Newsome was jailed Sunday on the charge of concealing the dead body of her 11-year-old daughter in her vehicle . According to the Pocahontas Times , Newsome told detectives that she had killed her daughter and was abusive to her.
    Huge fire engulfs Torch Tower in Dubai

    Huge fire engulfs Torch Tower in Dubai

    The 84-story Dubai residential building named, appropriately, The Marina Torch, burst into flames again last night. The same skyscraper was devastated by fire in 2015 and the flammable cladding was blamed in part for the blaze.
  • President Trump continues on tear against McConnell over Obamacare

    President Trump continues on tear against McConnell over Obamacare

    Republicans placed health care at the top of their 2017 agenda when the year began. Also joining the fray was Fox News Host Sean Hannity, a close Trump ally.
    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki speaks out on anti-diversity memo

    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki speaks out on anti-diversity memo

    People on both sides of the debate emerged, speaking out about the role of gender when it comes to working for the tech giant. Gab.ai, a far-right social network, also offered Damore a job, calling his writing "a handsome work of art".
    Former BC premier Christy Clark says she intends to resign

    Former BC premier Christy Clark says she intends to resign

    I love our party and our province with all my heart - and it's been the honour of a lifetime to serve as leader and premier . According to them, a by-election to fill Clark's seat in the legislature could cost about half a million dollars.
  • Jury selection resumes in Taylor Swift trial

    Jury selection resumes in Taylor Swift trial

    This case highlights the importance of sexual assault and it's a great experience for girls to see that it will not be tolerated. Mueller's attorney countered on redirect by showing some photos with people who had their arms around Taylor Swift's waist.
    Gujarat Legislators To Start Returning Tomorrow From Bengaluru Hideaway

    Gujarat Legislators To Start Returning Tomorrow From Bengaluru Hideaway

    Vaghela's rebellion in the BJP in 1995 had split the party and brought down a government and ensured himself a chief ministership. The other six MLAs who did not join the 44 lawmakers in Bengaluru were his camp followers and were learnt to have voted for BJP .
    Trump defends McMaster in wake of criticism on the right

    Trump defends McMaster in wake of criticism on the right

    Conservative pro-Trump journalist Mike Cernovich created a new website this week dedicated to publishing leaks about McMaster. McMaster talks at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Floride, February 20, 2017.
  • Haiti thanks Canada for accepting refugees from US

    Haiti thanks Canada for accepting refugees from US

    The Royal Victoria Hospital, shuttered in 2015 due to age, will also be opened and can accommodate about 320 people. The military would have no role in security matters, Le Bouthillier said in emailed statement.
    Vernon Philander recovers from bug as South Africa look to bounce back

    Vernon Philander recovers from bug as South Africa look to bounce back

    He played only a limited part in South Africa's defeat and his absence told with the bowlers misfiring. Then when they dropped it short or tossed it wide, he cut or pulled the ball to the boundary.
    Michelle Carter deserves sympathy, not jail, says Amanda Knox

    Michelle Carter deserves sympathy, not jail, says Amanda Knox

    On July 12, 2014, a day before Roy was found dead, Carter wrote: "So I guess you aren't gonna do it then, all that for nothing. It exceeds the limits of our criminal laws and violates free speech protections guaranteed by the MA and U.S.