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Country music legend Glen Campbell has died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

TMZ and Rolling Stone have announced Glen passed away this morning at a Nashville hospital.

The musician released more than 70 albums over his 50 year career.  His most famous hits were “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” and “Rhinestone Cowboy.”

Glen is survived by his wife, Kim Campbell, their 3 children, Cal, Shannon and Ashley; his children from previous marriages, Debby, Kelli, Travis, Kane, and Dillon as well as 10 grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren, sisters Barbara, Sandra, and Jane and brothers John Wallace “Shorty” and Gerald.

He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005, retired from touring in 2011 and was featured in a film about his life in 2014.

Please keep his family in your thoughts during this difficult time. Glen Campbell was 81.

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and…

Posted by Glen Campbell (Official) on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

 

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