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Glen Campbell (1936-2017): An Appreciation

Glen Campbell (1936-2017): An Appreciation

I didn’t get decked, and I did ask Glen Campbell to sign my album.

Meet ‘The Wrecking Crew’: Largely anonymous studio geniuses behind countless hits

Meet ‘The Wrecking Crew’: Largely anonymous studio geniuses behind countless hits

‘The Wrecking Crew’ is an intriguing look at the typically anonymous musicians who helped complete so many hits of the Baby Boomer era.

Glen Campbell, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” (2014): One Track Mind

Glen Campbell, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” (2014): One Track Mind

Glen Campbell, stricken with Alzheimer’s, doesn’t shy away from the disease’s brutal realities on “I’m Not Gonna Miss You.”

‘Constructing it like it’s Lego’: Inspiration for John Waite’s ‘Missing You’ included Jimmy Webb, Paul Rodgers

‘Constructing it like it’s Lego’: Inspiration for John Waite’s ‘Missing You’ included Jimmy Webb, Paul Rodgers

John Waite’s most famous solo track, the charttopping 1984 smash “Missing You,” grew out of an amalgamation of people, of memories and of influences.

Forgotten series: Gene Vincent – Am I That Easy To Forget? (1966)

Frequently compared to a scruffier version of Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent experienced a brief burst of commercial success in the late 50s with cool-cat rockers such as “Be-Bop-A-Lula,” “Race With The Devil, “Blue Jean Bop,” and “Crazy Legs.”

Something Else! Interview: Allen Toussaint, Hall of Fame singer-songwriter and producer

Allen Toussaint, fonky-fonky pianist, writer and producer of untold hit songs, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and first-chair favorite son, makes his annual appearance this week at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Glen Campbell, “Wichita Lineman” (1968): One Track Mind

Glen Campbell, “Wichita Lineman” (1968): One Track Mind

As Glen Campbell sang his signature tune “Rhinestone Cowboy” for likely the last time on stage, I thought of another song he’s famous for.

Glen Campbell – Ghost on the Canvas (2011)

Glen Campbell – Ghost on the Canvas (2011)

Somber, but I really like this. Glen Campbell is definitely going out on top.

Guilty pleasures: John Hartford – Me Oh My (1987)

NICK DERISO: This anthology — perfectly subtitled, “How the Time Does Fly” — was a great place to sit for spell and ruminate on the distant twangy past. Flying Fish included 18 tracks culled from nine of Hartford’s brilliant, throwback banjo records. His brand of riverboat bluegrass stayed interesting — and stayed away from sounding pokey — with a thoughtfulRead More

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