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Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman” & Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” Earn Historic Honor

Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman” & Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” Earn Historic Honor

The Library of Congress added 25 titles to the National Recording Registry, including Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman,” Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” and Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” which was penned by Dolly Parton. The 25 titles were chosen based on their “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant” importance. This year’s additions…MORE

Glen Campbell Museum & Rhinestone Stage Is Open in Nashville

Glen Campbell Museum & Rhinestone Stage Is Open in Nashville

Following in the footsteps of Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and George Jones, Glen Campbell is the subject of a new museum in downtown Nashville. The Glen Campbell Museum & Rhinestone Stage, which opened on Feb. 1, honors the life of the “Rhinestone Cowboy” by showcasing different stages of his career and displaying a collection of…MORE

Glen Campbell to Be the Subject of New Museum in Downtown Nashville

Glen Campbell to Be the Subject of New Museum in Downtown Nashville

Following in the footsteps of Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and George Jones, Glen Campbell will be the subject of a new museum in downtown Nashville. The Glen Campbell Museum & Rhinestone Stage, which is slated to open in early 2020, will honor the life of the “Rhinestone Cowboy” by showcasing different stages of his career…MORE

Glen Campbell Laid to Rest in Arkansas

Glen Campbell Laid to Rest in Arkansas

Country icon Glen Campbell was laid to rest on Wednesday, Aug. 9, during a private ceremony in his hometown of Delight, Arkansas. The news was announced by the official Glen Campbell Facebook account on Thursday with a message from the Campbell family thanking everyone for their “enormous outpouring of love and support.”  ​ Glen passed away in…MORE

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

An accomplished guitarist, Glen Campbell was a highly sought-after session player who performed on recordings by the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Merle Haggard before becoming a successful solo artist known for his uncanny ability to pick great songs. Below are the stories behind five of Glen’s most popular songs: “Gentle On My Mind,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “Rhinestone…MORE

Glen Campbell: His Courageous Fight with Alzheimer’s Disease

Glen Campbell: His Courageous Fight with Alzheimer’s Disease

Originally published in the June 24, 2013 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Two years ago, Glen Campbell came forward with a powerful, completely candid announcement that rippled throughout the entertainment world. With wife Kim by his side, Glen revealed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, which eventually robs one of…MORE

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