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Glen Campbell - RIP

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by marty21, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

  2. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Lyrics are ace:

     
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  3. bubblesmcgrath

    bubblesmcgrath Well-Known Member

    Ah no...:(
    Love his music...
    RIP
     
  4. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Busy life:

     
  5. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Mind you, he signed off in style: "In April 2017, Campbell's final album, Adiós, was announced, featuring twelve songs from his final 2012-13 sessions. The album was released on June 9, 2017"

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    :(
     
  6. Throbbing Angel

    Throbbing Angel Current Status: back for a bit

    streaming this on Apple music now :(
     
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  7. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    His voice is all there still.
     
  8. Sirena

    Sirena Don't monkey with the buzzsaw

    I was a great fan.

    'Wichita Lineman' especially.
     
  9. Throbbing Angel

    Throbbing Angel Current Status: back for a bit

    Mrs A loves that too. It was her listening to that track that introduced me to his music.
     
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  10. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus



    Ouch.
     
  11. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    Sad news :(
     
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  12. Miss-Shelf

    Miss-Shelf Friend of the one trick pony

  13. redsquirrel

    redsquirrel This Machine Kills Progressives

    Shit news. A dick but he recorded some fantastic stuff.

    Not heard the latest but Meet Glen Campbell was an excellent recent record
     
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  14. Ponyutd

    Ponyutd Greebo likes this....r.i.p.

    Night Glen.:(
     
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  15. Dr. Furface

    Dr. Furface One small step for man

    Adios Glen
     
  16. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards m©JiŢoËŞ for BŘe@ĸƑaƽƮ

    Only just saw this in the news.



    I was known to walk the streets of Wolverhampton in the early hours singing this.

    I think he did O.K. R.I.P.
     
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  17. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp

    Sad news but I doubt he had much quality of life left.

    Wichita Lineman probably his best work but Rhinestone Cowboy was the first song I learned the lyrics to by heart. Still do :D
     
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  18. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Monkey Boy

    The Wrecking Crew's prodigal son. Played on 100s of great fucking records. R.I.P.
     
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  19. Sprocket.

    Sprocket. Always the Stranger at the do.

    Really prolific session musician before he broke through.
    His partnership with Jimmy Webb worked well for both of them.
    It was because of Campbell I bought my first bowl back Ovation.
    RIP Glen Campbell, I always thought you would be like La Boeuf in real life.
     
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  20. blossie33

    blossie33 trailer trash

    Aww :(
    Very sad but perhaps a blessing in the circumstances.
     
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  21. Siouxsie

    Siouxsie Fashionable objector with a uniform fetish

    "And I need you more than want you
    And I want you for all time"

    Beautiful.
    RIP Glen x
     
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  22. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer


    Reading Glenn's Guardian obituary yesterday (it's very good) was quite an eyeopener for me (I only knew his really well known songs :( ) because of all the different musicians he'd worked with ....
     
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  23. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer

    And if I ever knew he'd been in True Grit I'd forgotten :oops:
     
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  24. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Monkey Boy

    He was the hip young gunslinger of his day in terms of the go to session guitarists in L.A.
     
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  25. Plumdaff

    Plumdaff joy in people

    Glen Campbell is one of those musicians who is just home, just childhood and safety for me. RIP Cowboy.
     
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  26. Dr. Furface

    Dr. Furface One small step for man

    One of his best songs. As for his acting in it, he probably thought it was best forgotten, given what he says at this show...

     
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  27. harpo

    harpo Listening to Radio Jackie

    An Evening with Glen Campbell on now on BBC4. What a magnificent writer and singer he was.
     

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