Glen Campbell

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Bobbie Gentry: whatever happened to the trailblazing queen of country?
The 60s star – who didn’t just write her own songs but had her own TV show, made her own clothes and painted her own album art – could count Elvis and, later, Taylor Swift as fans. So why did she retire from public view in 1981?

Bob Stanley

17, Oct, 2018 @7:24 AM

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Singer Ashley Campbell on her father Glen: 'At the end, we all just sat and held his hand'
When Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, his daughter put her own career – and life – on hold. Now the country star’s back, downing pints and singing songs about smoking weed with Willie Nelson’s son

Michael Hann

08, Jan, 2018 @5:41 PM

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Dying words: when musicians turn their last albums into self-eulogies
The release of Sharon Jones’s final album, recorded while she had terminal cancer, is the latest example of an artist saying goodbye through music

Jim Farber

13, Nov, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Glen Campbell's Galveston: politics of nostalgia echo amid faded grandeur
After the singer’s passing – and amid calls to ‘make America great again’ – the Texas town’s entwining of death, destruction and the seaside remains poignant

Tom Dart in Galveston, Texas

12, Aug, 2017 @3:00 PM

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Speed, bonnie boat, to curb excess tourism | Brief letters
Brief letters: Breastfeeding statue | Glen Campbell’s ‘tosser’ | Frank Field letters | Tony Blair as a young Trot | Codeword | Skye bridge

Letters

11, Aug, 2017 @6:10 PM

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After Glen Campbell: here are the rhinestone cowgirls and cowboys to listen to now
He was the king of country music. From Kacey Musgraves to Margo Price and Sturgill Simpson, we pick the 12 singers continuing his legacy

Laura Barton

10, Aug, 2017 @6:14 PM

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Glen Campbell: the guitar prodigy represented the best of pop and country
The man Dolly Parton called ‘one of the greatest musicians’, who played with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, was also one of America’s most relatable stars

Mark Guarino

09, Aug, 2017 @6:25 AM

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Glen Campbell obituary
Versatile guitarist whose attractive tenor voice made Rhinestone Cowboy and Southern Nights into million-sellers

Dave Laing

08, Aug, 2017 @11:33 PM

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Glen Campbell: a universal voice who defined American manhood
The ‘town cycle’ of Jimmy Webb songs – Wichita Lineman, By the Time I Get to Phoenix and Galveston – will ensure the country star will be remembered as one of pop’s great everymen

Michael Hann

08, Aug, 2017 @10:37 PM

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Country singer Glen Campbell dies at 81
The Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter, who had a prolific 60-year career, died from Alzheimer’s on Tuesday

Jake Nevins

08, Aug, 2017 @9:18 PM

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Saturday's best TV: Shakespeare Live From The RSC; Hinterland; Britain's Got Talent
David Tennant and Judi Dench are among the A-listers paying tribute to the bard, the Welsh noir returns, and Ant and Dec’s talent show trundles on

Andrew Mueller, Jack Seale, David Stubbs, Ben Arnold, John Robinson, Ali Catterall, Mark Gibbings-Jones, Paul Howlett

23, Apr, 2016 @4:00 AM

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Ashley Campbell's tribute to her father Glen – exclusive video
The singer and banjo player has made a video for her song Remembering, about her father, who is suffering with Alzheimer’s. Watch it exclusively here

Grady Smith

27, Oct, 2015 @12:47 PM

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