Glen Campbell

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Glen Campbell Dead at 81

'Rhinestone Cowboy' singer had Alzheimer's

(Newser) - Legendary singer Glen Campbell is dead at 81, his rep confirms to Rolling Stone . Campbell, who recorded such hits as "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Wichita Lineman," revealed he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2011, embarking on a farewell tour and releasing his final original album that... More »

Brave Move on Alzheimer's, Glen Campbell

Singer's farewell tour could be 'milestone' for disease: LA Times

(Newser) - Glen Campbell isn't the first high-profile figure to announce he has Alzheimer's —Ronald Reagan, Charlton Heston, and Sargent Shriver came before him. But it is "extraordinary" that the 75-year-old will hit the road for a farewell tour, write the editors at the Los Angeles Times . His... More »

Glen Campbell Has Alzheimer's

Country legend plans final album, tour

(Newser) - Country legend Glen Campbell has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and plans to say farewell to his fans with a final tour this fall. The 75-year-old singer and his wife Kim decided to go public with the diagnosis because they want fans who attend the concerts to be aware... More »

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