His career spanned more than 50 years, and included his hits like “Gentle on My Mind,” “by The Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston, “Country Boy,” and “Rhinestone Cowboy,” which was Glen’s best selling single. Early in 2011, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and embarked on his final “Goodbye Tour”. That tour included three of his children who performed as part of his band. His final album, “Adios” was revealed five years later.
Glen hosted his own variety show on television from 1967-1972, and was a frequent guest on shows such as Donny and Marie, The Smothers Brothers, and many others.
He received GRAMMY awards for Best Male Country Vocal performance, Record of the Year, Grammy Hall of Fame Award, Best Country Song, Best Song Written for Visual Media, and Best Inspirational Performance – but those are just a few of the more that 20 GRAMMY Awards he received from 1967 to 2014.
Glen’s Academy of Country Music Awards were received for Single of the year, Album of the Year, Top Male vocalist, TV Personality of the Year, Career Achievement Award, and others (from 1967 to 2016). Glen was also named CMA Entertainer of the Year in 1968.
In January 2015, Glen and songwriter Julian Raymond were nominated for Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards
Glen is survived by his wife of more than 30 year, Kim, and five sons and three daughters. Glen Campbell will be missed by many, but it is for certain his music will live on for many more years to come.http://www.countryschatter.com/2017/08/glen-campbell-dies-at-age-81/MiscellaneousNewsACM,Adios,Alzheimer's Disease,CMA,Glen Campbell,Grammy,Julian Raymond,rhinestone cowboy,wichita lineman