Stars React To Glen Campbell's Death


"Glen is survived by his wife, Kim Campbell of Nashville, TN; their three children, Cal, Shannon and Ashley; his children from previous marriages, Debby, Kelli, Travis, Kane, and Dillon; ten grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren; sisters Barbara, Sandra, and Jane; and brothers John Wallace "Shorty" and Gerald". "I loved Glen and all the music he gave to us".

Campbell was married four times , and has five sons and three daughters.

Songs such as "Gentle On My Mind", "Galveston", "Wichita Lineman" and "By The Time I Get to Phoenix" crossed all genres of music and made Country relevant as never before.

That show helped make Glen Campbell into a legend, transcending his playing, singing and songwriting abilities.

Peter Frampton: "Dear Glen Campbell Rest In Peace As well as your incredible musical abilities you were one of the most down to earth ppl I have ever known".

Jason Aldean said online that the world had "lost another great one today" and sent out his thoughts and prayers to Campbell's family.

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While he was still rising to fame in the music world, the chart-topping singer also began a television career as host of "The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour", which featured artists like Ray Charles, Johnny Cash and Linda Ronstadt. Campbell played on records with such performers as Elvis, Frank Sinatra, the Monkees, Ray Charles, Rick Nelson and the Beach Boys.

"When he was on stage and started to sing, you knew there was a star on stage", Rumble says.

I parted ways with his music after that, which was when Campbell's celebrity status became tabloid fodder. The two became friends while filming the western.

"He wanted to tell the story of his Alzheimer's disease", said director James Keach, who also directed the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line". He had a tempestuous relationship with young country singer Tanya Tucker. Years later, Campbell mentioned it in his own concerts.

"I just woke up and said, I can quit this".

Clint Black wrote in the 140-character site that he was "very sad to see Glen Campbell go after a long goodbye" due to his long battle with Alzheimer's disease, which he had been fighting since 2011. I'm here for you.