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Legendary country music singer Glen Campbell has revealed that he has Alzheimer’s Disease. He was informed of his condition about six months ago.
Yet despite the diagnosis, the 75-year-old Campbell plans to release one more album in August and then go on a final tour.
I hope Campbell is able to make his way up to Boston or New York because he has long been on my list of musicians I have wanted to see in concert.
The first Glen Campbell song I ever heard? Why “Rhinestone Cowboy”, of course. But before that there were all those magnificent Jimmy Webb songs he turned into works of art - “Wichita Lineman”, “By The Time I Get to Phoenix” and “Galveston” to name but several.
Campbell has long been a conservative and yet enjoyed fruitful collaborations with the likes of Webb and The Smothers Brothers. I get the sense they respected Campbell’s boundaries and he respected theirs.
Of course, Campbell has had long documented battles with divorce, drugs and drink. But what’s done is done. I hope Campbell will make the very best of the circumstances he has been handed and wish him the best in making music one last time.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?