Glen Campbell

Parade Remembers Glen Campbell One Year After His Death

  In a Parade magazine exclusive this week, Kim Campbell, Glen Campbell’s widow, shares what life was like in the last years before the singer’s death at age 81 from Alzheimer’s nearly a year ago. Included in the story: First clues that something was wrong “The early signs were forgetfulness, repeating himself,” says Kim, adding […]

The World Mourns the Passing of Music Icon Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell The country music industry is reacting with grief to the August 8 passing of icon Glen Campbell at age 81 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. His impact on the music world has been massive since he scored his first hits in the late ’60s. We’ll never forget his masterful guitar work […]

In The Glorious Corner: NYC’s 10th Anniversary Path Fund, John Mellencamp’s Sad Clowns, Doobie Brother Michael McDonald, Jimmy Webb/Glen Campbell Tribute and More!

  G.H. Harding  PATH’s 10th — Donnie Kehr and Cori Gardner’s 10th anniversary fete for their PATH fund this past Monday night was a great event; featuring some terrific performances, highlighted by Donald Webber’s “Thugz Mansion” and “People/Eleanor Rigby” from Kennedy Caughell and Max Sangerman. Also superlative was Michael Lanning’s “Let The Good Times Roll.” […]

The Glorious Corner: Monkees Jam 2016, Sirius Darnell, Say Yes Again, Glen Campbell, Doobie Brothers & More!

  By G.H. Harding  MONKEE JAM 2016 — Last weekend fans from all  the world celebrated 50 years of The Monkees music and TV show. Monkee Jam 2016 held at the Clarion Empire Hotel in Secaucus, New Jersey was in full swing when fans got a big surprise (thanks to organizer Jodi  Ritzen) -Micky Dolenz sent in a pre-recorded Skype introduction for […]

Mark Bego Publishes His 61st Book, On Music Legend Glen Campbell, It Hits Two Amazon Best-Seller Lists

  Mark Bego, known in the book business as the “prince of pop music bios,” wrote his 61st published book with Debby Campbell, oldest daughter of country music legend Glen Campbell.  The book, Debby’s memoir “Life With My Father:  Glen Campbell, (Overlook Press)” was officially released on September 25, 2014, and it immediately hit the Top Ten  on two Best-Seller lists.  On […]

Glen Campbell Moved to Alzheimer’s Care Facility

Music icon Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer’s Care Facility according to Peoplemagazine. Campbell, 78, announced that he was suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease in 2011 and, since that time, has recorded a final album (Ghost in the Canvas) and mounted a farewell tour. A second album, See You There, was also assembled from […]

Happy Birthday Mary Wilson!

(left to right) Rita Coolidge, Mark Bego, Mary Wilson, Brenda Russell (Photo:  Felipe Echerri) On Monday, March 3, the ever-youthful Mary Wilson of The Supremes celebrated her 70th (can you believe it?) birthday, at a gala party hosted by her friend, author Mark Bego. Held at Nic’s Martini Lounge in Beverly Hills, California, 75 friends, […]

Book Look: Burning Bridges New Debby Campbell & Mark Bego Book Out October 14

  Glen Campbell began his musical career as a songwriter to many of the 1960’s biggest stars. He transitioned to film with John Wayne in 1969’s True Grit, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005, and was awarded a Grammy for Lifetime Achievement […]

Book Speak: Celebrity Author Mark Bego Wins Two Paris Book Festival Awards

Author Mark Bego has just been announced as the winner of two awards in the annual Paris Book Festival 2013. His first novel “Murder at Motor City Records” has won an award in the “General Fiction” category, and his adventurous memoir “Paperback Writer” has won an award in the “Wild Card” category. The awards are […]

Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, and Keith Urban Pay Tribute to Glen Campbell on “The 45th Annual CMA Awards”

Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Brad Paisley and former CMA Entertainers of the Year Vince Gill and Keith Urban will pay tribute to Country Music Hall of Fame member and former CMA Entertainer of the Year Glen Campbell during “The 45th Annual CMA Awards.” The three guitar virtuosos’ performance saluting the legendary singer/musician will be a highlight of “Country Music’s Biggest Night™.” […]

Glen Campbell Appears on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer Tomorrow—New CD Out August 30

Legendary musician Glen Campbell has announced a number of appearances surrounding the arrival of his remarkable new Surfdog Records release, Ghost On The Canvas. The album – which marks the iconic singer/guitarist/songwriter’s final studio recording – arrives everywhere on August 30th. Campbell will discuss the album, as well as his recent diagnoses of early stages […]