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Glen Campbell has been moved into a care facility three years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, according to a family friend.
The friend told People.com:
“He was moved to an Alzheimer’s facility last week. I’m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We’ll know more next week.”
Campbell’s condition was announced in 2011 ahead of the “Goodbye Tour” and the release of what was thought to be his final album “Ghost On The Canvas”. That turned out not to be the case, with a new collection of recordings titled “See You There” released last December.
A documentary about the final tour, “Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me,” will debut at the Nashville Film Festival on Friday (Apr 18).
Best wishes to Glen Campbell.
Song of the Week #153 – “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”
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Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday. The inductees were chosen by 700 voters from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation and a public ballot.
The evening began with a speech from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Chairman Jann Wenner, who said:
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Jackson Browne has announced that he will be on the road for a solo acoustic tour of the US this summer, as well as two full band shows with John Fogerty guesting.
Playing guitar and piano, Jackson will perform songs from his entire body of work, with varying set lists each night.
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Bulletproof Recording Company, Inc. are celebrating Paul McCartney’s long career with an album featuring some of the world’s best-known artists performing some of McCartney’s finest songs.
The double album will feature 32 artists, including Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, Steve Miller Band, Jeff Lynne, Willie Nelson, Barry Gibb, Roger Daltrey, Jamie Cullum, and Corinne Bailey Rae. Among the tracks that will be included are: Read more »
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An album of new music from Michael Jackson is on the way in May. “XSCAPE” will feature eight previously unreleased recordings, which have been worked on by some of the world’s top producers, including Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins, Stargate and John McClain. There will also be a deluxe edition of the album featuring all of the recordings in their original form.
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