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‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ and Other Great Hits to Remember Glen Campbell By

Glen Campbell sings “Rhinestone Cowboy” during his tribute at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 12, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

American singer, songwriter, musician, television host and actor Glen Travis Campbell died on August 8 of Alzheimer’s disease, eight years after being diagnosed. He was 81.

Campbell, best known for a long series of country and western hits he delivered during the 1960s and ‘70s, was also known for his popular television show The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour. He won four Grammy Awards for ‘Gentle on My Mind’ and ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’, and released over 70 albums over his 50-year career.

Listen to some of his greatest hits:

Rhinestone Cowboy

By the Time I Get to Phoenix

Gentle on My Mind

Southern Nights

Adiós