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For John: Robert Ellis and Courtney Hartman pay respect to John Hartford with new album, tour

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:38:58 GMT

Singer-songwriters Courtney Hartman and Robert Ellis have collaborated on a new album that pays its respects to folk artist John Hartford. Singer-songwriters Courtney Hartman and Robert Ellis have collaborated on a new album that pays its respects to folk artist John Hartford.




Wichita Lineman from Richard Bennett

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 16:39:35 GMT

Pinecastle Records has released a new single for Richard Bennett, currently on guitar with Flashback, featuring his arrangement of the Glen Campbell/Jimmy Webb classic, Wichita Lineman . Richard is following in the footsteps of many other artists, reacting to the passing of Campbell earlier this year.




Glen Campbell excluded three kids from his will

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:55:54 GMT

The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker, who died in August after a six-year battle with Alzheimer's disease, fathered eight kids during his lifetime, but paperwork filed in a Nashville, Tennessee probate court has revealed daughter Kelli and sons William Travis and Wesley Kane, from his second marriage to Billie Jean Nunley, will not receive anything directly from his estate. The 13-page will, which Campbell signed in September, 2006, names his widow Kim Campbell as the estate executor, placing her in charge of his fortune, estimated to be around $50 million , reports The Tennessean.




Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker To Honor Glen Campbell In Televised Special

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:02:35 GMT

Country's own Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker will take part in the series to honor the late Glen Campbell.




Glen Campbell: Three of Late Singer's Children Excluded From Will

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:56:24 GMT

Glen Campbell, who died in August after a battle with Alzheimer's has excluded three of his eight children from his will. After Glen Campbell went public with his diagnosis of Alzheimer's in 2011, a rift between his family members also became increasingly public.




13 Grammy Facts: Sheeran Snubbed, Cornell Nominated

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 22:32:37 GMT

This combination photo shows Leonard Cohen, Glen Campbell, Carrie Fisher, Chris Cornell and Gregg Allman who are among the deceased nominees for various Grammy Awards. - THIS IS NOT #OSCARSSOWHITE The Recording Academy is ensuring black or Latino artists will win big at the show next year: only three white acts are nominated in the top four categories.




Death is no barrier to Grammy Awards

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:09:34 GMT

Once again, Recording Academy voters have set the stage for potential posthumous Grammy Awards to several artists who died recently. Canadian poet-songwriter Leonard Cohen, who died Nov. 7, 2016, at 82, shortly after releasing his album "You Want It Darker," is nominated in two categories.




Country star Philomena Begley at Rushmere

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:16:24 GMT

Irish country music star Philomena Begley will be signing copies of her new book in Eason's, Rushmere Shopping Centre, tomorrow at 1pm. The book, 'Philomena Begley: My Life, My Music, My Memories', chronicles her happy beginnings as a bread-man's daughter in Pomeroy through the devastating loss of her brother Patsy and the risks of touring Ireland at the height of the Troubles.




That'll Be The Day, Weston Super Mare, 24.08.16

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:23:36 GMT

THEY'RE back and a full house of enthusiastic fans were treated to a Christmas party of non- stop hits from the past that only Trevor Payne and his team know how to stage. All the favourite Christmas hits of yesteryear were given new life along with acknowledgements to recently deceased stars like Neil Sedaka, Glen Campbell and Bruce Forsyth while black and white television video footage from Juke Box Jury and Top of the Pops took the audience back to the good old days of pop paradise.




Glen Campbell Honored At CMA Awards With Emotional Tribute Featuring Little Big Town And Jimmy Webb

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:43:37 GMT

NASHVILLE, Tenn: The late country icon Glen Campbell was honored last night at the 51st Country Music Association Awards at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena with a riveting musical tribute and the posthumous award for Musical Event of the Year for "Funny How Time Slips Away," his poignant duet with Willie Nelson, from his acclaimed farewell album, Adios. As the stage went dark, Campbell's lifelong musical collaborator Jimmy Webb and country superstars Little Big Town performed an emotional version of "Wichita Lineman," one of Campbell's signature songs written by Webb.




Hear Robert Ellis, Courtney Hartman's Delicate 'Gentle on My Mind'

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:43:36 GMT

A gifted banjo and fiddle player, John Hartford led a uniquely accomplished musical career that included pioneering newgrass music and winning multiple Grammys. One of his most enduring accomplishments is the song "Gentle on My Mind," which Robert Ellis and Courtney Hartman have reimagined as a part of their new tribute album to Hartford, Dear John .




Official Glen Campbell Webstore Launches Today With Exclusive Releases & More

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:43:35 GMT

The official destination for all things Glen Campbell, the Glen Campbell Official Webstore launched today with several exclusive, limited edition releases and an advance pre-order for a special double LP version of Campbell's acclaimed farewell album Adis. The vinyl-only release combines Adis with Greatest Hits, his 16-track best-of collection - never before released on vinyl - which includes the late legend's biggest songs including "Rhinestone Cowboy," "Wichita Lineman," "Southern Nights," "By The Time I Get To Phoenix," "Gentle On My Mind" and "Galveston."




How to cope when Alzheimer's disease is part of your family's holiday

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:23:30 GMT

Arizona legislators and the Alzheimer's Association talked about how to help family members affected by Alzheimer's disease during the holiday season. Alzheimer's Disease is stealing the memories of 5.4 million Americans and without a medical breakthrough that number is expected to grow.




Pop one last top for Mel Tillis

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:56:07 GMT

Country singer-songwriter Mel Tillis died Sunday. The era of old-time country music is rapidly coming to an end, as so many of the greats have passed on in recent years.




What happened to country music?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:33:33 GMT

Halfway listening to one forgettable song after one another last Wednesday while working on my laptop as my wife watched the CMT Awards, a familiar tune caught my ear. Someone was singing "Wichita Lineman," so I perked up to watch and listen, then had to shake my head after a few seconds.




Kim Campbell, wife of Glen Campbell, keynote speaker for the...

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:02:39 GMT

Debbie Fitzgerald was overcome by emotion and shed some tears Wednesday when she walked into the Willow Brook Country Club with her mother, sister and friend. Ms. Fitzgerald saw her husband's name amongst others who had died because of Alzheimer's disease.