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The ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ Glen Campbell dies, aged 81

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Country music legend Glen Campbell has died.

Campbell, aged 81, had fought a long battle with Alzheimers.

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather,” A family statement read.

Campbell is most famous for hit songs like Rhinestone Cowboy, Wichita Lineman and Gentle On My Mind.

He first made a name for himself as a brilliant guitarist, playing on many of the biggest hits of the 1960s including Daydream Believer by The Monkees, You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling by The Righteous Brothers, Strangers in the Night by Frank Sinatra and Viva Las Vegas by Elvis Presley.

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