Glen Campbell Dead At 81

Famed country music legend, Glen Campbell has died this morning according to his family. Having garnished dozens of hits, including “Witchita Lineman”, “Rhinestone Cowboy”, and many others. The musician revealed to his fans that he was battling Alzheimer’s in 2011.

Campbell was a very accomplished musician, and admired by his friends and family alike. He was recognized with 28 awards in his lifetime, including four Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-which he received in 2012.

“Glen was a dear friend to me.” Wrote Jerry Lee Lewis stated. “Let the Lord be with him to rest his soul and to comfort his family.” Other similar tribute rolled in over social media. This was posted by Dolly Parton this afternoon.

 

I had the opportunity last March with his daughter, Ashley Campbell, speaking on his influence on her as well as her own career in the music industry. She posted this touching tweet Monday afternoon, showing the bond that the father-daughter held.

 

Glen will be missed by his millions of fans of all ages. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Glen’s entire family at this time.

Patrick Monroe

A Michigan native, Patrick is the Co-Publisher for Vizion Magazine. Having always enjoyed the world of entertainment, he has worked with many talented individuals in the music world including Frankie Ballard, Colin Raye, and many others. Patrick is an experienced actor and singer, having worked on many successful local theater productions, both on stage and backstage. Patrick is also a member is the US Press Association.

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