Tuesday, August 8, died the legendary American country singer, actor and guitarist Glen Campbell. The singer died at the age of 81 years after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s.
Winner of the award «Grammy» and popular guitarist who worked with Elvis Presley, The Mamas & the Papas and The Beach Boys and recorded such hits as «Strangers in the Night» Frank Sinatra’s «I’m a Believer» The Monkees, Campbell is best known as the vocalist, popularitati country and slizewski this music with traditional pop.
Glen Campbell was self-taught. The seventh of 12 children in a farmer’s family from Arkansas, Glen bought his first guitar for $ 7 and taught himself to play it.
Leaving a career as a guitarist in various groups, Campbell in 1967 he released several songs that brought him fame and a Grammy, and his «Wichita Lineman» became the most popular song among American soldiers in Vietnam.
The peak of my career Campbell is considered to be the year 1975 when his song «Rhinestone Cowboy» took first place in the charts of many countries.