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3rd John Hartford Memorial Festival Brings Life to an American Music Icon
Preparations are underway for the 3rd Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival being held in the hills of southern Indiana at the Official Bean Blossom & Bill Monroe Music Park in beautiful Brown County, May 30-June 1. This is the third of what the festival's creator, John Hotze, and co-promoter, Dan Dillman, hope to see as an event to preserve the ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
How we made: Rhinestone Cowboy
Co-producer Dennis Lambert and songwriter Larry Weiss remember how, inspired by Hop-Along Cassidy, they created Glen Campbell's signature song 'The song just blew me away' a Glen Campbell in 1975, wearing the outfit made for the video.
Sat May 11, 2013
Give me the moonshine, give Glen Campbell a birl and remember to stay well clear of Goopy Gwyneth
There being no moonshine or chewing tobacco available in my local Scotmid I settle down to watch BBC4's three-hour country music marathon with a mug of camomile tea and a Tunnock's Caramel Log for sustenance.
Mon May 06, 2013
Music Review: Margaret Whiting - Maggie Isn't Margaret Anymore/Pop Country
Margaret Whiting, 1924-2011, was a contemporary of Peggy Lee and Patti Page who began as a big band singer in the 1940s and then moved on to a successful solo career. But the advent of the rock and roll era saw her commercial success dwindle as she gradually faded from the music scene.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
What Happens When Glen Campbell Sings a Brian Wilson-Penned Pop Song?
Um... some selectors play this out, like, as a dance jam . Odd, 'cause this is a big , and very Brian Wilson sounding pop song, which, to my ears, ain't a mover.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Ventura County Star
Glen Campbell offers new take on old hits
The Grammy-winning singer, who turned 77 on Monday, will release a new album, "See You There," on Aug.
Purple reigns in Washington as Alzheimer's activists take to Capitol Hill
A man doing the business of government in the Longworth House Office Building Wednesday afternoon spied still another explosion of purple squeezing into an elevator.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Video: Daughter of Alzheimer's victim makes tearful plea before Congress
Ashley Campbell, daughter of country musician Glen Campbell, who announced in 2011 that he has Alzheimer's disease, teared up during Congressional testimony as she explained that it is "getting harder" for her dad to follow along when they play music together, saying to lawmakers, "Let's work together to end Alzheimer's." White House press ... (more)
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Glen Campbell, 'See You There' Album Comes as Alzheimer's Forces Icon to Quit Touring
Glen Campbell celebrates his 77th birthday today, April 22, but it's fans who are getting the_thumbnail.gift. The country-pop icon will release a new album , See You There , on Aug.
Glen Campbell cancels tour over Alzheimer's; new album revisits old hits
Glen Campbell 's Alzheimer's disease has progressed so far that the singer has to stop his music tour.
Glen Campbell To Release One More Album For Fans
Fans of ailing country star Glen Campbell can expect one more album from the singer, but they will never see him perform live again, according to his publicist.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
7 things to know today
Free show: Americana artist Morgan O'Kane will perform at noon today as part of radio station WDVX's "Blue Plate Special" free lunchtime show.
Campbell ends touring career, to release new album
6, 2012 file photo shows singer Glen Campbell performing during his Goodbye Tour in Little Rock, Ark.
Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include Spanish Queen Isabella I, who funded the first voyage of Christopher Columbus to the New World, in 1451; English novelist Henry Fielding in 1707; German philosopher Immanuel Kant in 1724; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin , leader of Russia's 1917 Communist revolution, in 1870; novelist ... (more)