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American Musical Icon Glen Campbell succumbs to Alzheimer’s Disease

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Country music superstar, television star and member of the legendary "Wrecking Crew" dead at 81

Campbell made over 70 albums, charted 80 songs across many different Billboard charts, sold 45 million albums and made an indelible impact on pop culture during a 50+ year career. After a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, chronicled in the documentary “I’ll Be Me”, Glen died Tuesday at age 81.

We did a double-header for Glen Campbell’s passing. First “Hold On Hope” by Guided by Voices


Glen Campbell’s cover

And then Glen’s “By The Time I get To Phoenix”

And Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ cover