Keith Urban Shares Emotional Tribute to 'Role Model' Glen Campbell

Jimmy Webb x Glen Campbell

"RIP Glen Campbell - a great singer and musician who wrote and chose to cover great songs", tweeted Carole King.

Following Campbell's announcement about having Alzheimer's, he released Ghost on the Canvas and went on tour for what he called the Glen Campbell Goodbye Tour.

"He was recognized internationally in that unchartered fraternity of the very hot players, like (Dire Straits guitarist) Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck and Paul McCartney". CNN has reported that Campbell will be best remembered through his music which runs from the mid-60s and up to the late 80s. Between 1964 and 1965, Campbell toured with the Beach Boys as a temporary replacement for Brian Wilson, who had briefly retired after suffering from panic attacks.

Friends and family members are paying their respects on Twitter. Did he do that or what? "There's no shame in my game and I am going to go out singing the song.' That was Glen". In 1969, Campbell starred alongside the Duke himself in True Grit and sang the title song for the film.

COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS syndicated "ORIGINAL COUNTRY GOLD" hosted by ROWDY YATES is offering a half-hour CAMPBELL tribute special for immediate airply on a non-market exclusive basis.

Urban went on to share that the night he won his first country music award, he got back to his hotel room and found a fax on the floor from Glen Campbell.

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Campbell's career started to move center stage - or at least further to the front of it - with a few modest hits beginning with "Turn Around, Look at Me", a 1961 single he recorded for Crest Records; "Kentucky Means Paradise", a 1962 tune recorded with the Green River Boys; and "Swingin' 12 String Guitar" as part of the Folkswingers in 1963.

His prayers were answered six years later when Campbell made Webb's "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" a big hit on the pop and country charts. Although his final album, "Adios", was created in 2012-13, it wasn't released until April 2017.

Mayer and his band had played many songs before he brought up Campbell's death.

"He played with all kinds of genres, with different instrumentation and different styles".

Campbell cut the album in 2012 after completing a hard final tour, which was documented by the movie Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me. "He was a secret weapon in the armory of Sixties record producers".

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