MESCALERO, N.M. (November 30, 2011) – In a legendary musical career that spans more than five decades, Glen Campbell, the original Rhinestone Cowboy, brings his talents to Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Sunday, December 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at just $25 and are available at www.InnOfTheMountainGods.com.
Campbell topped the country and pop music charts in the 1960s and 1970s singing songs about life, love, work and heartache and has released more than 70 albums during his 50 years in the business. Campbell was one of the leading figures in country-pop during that era, racking up a steady stream of Top Ten singles, highlighted by classics like “By the Tim I Get to Phoenix,” “I Wanna Live,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “Rhinestone Cowboy,” and “Southern Nights.”
Originally Campbell was a session musician, playing on hits by the Monkees, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Merle Haggard. By the end of the 1960s, he became a successful solo artist and that success would not be abate until the late 1980s when he gradually moved into semi-retirement, concentrating on golf and performing at his Goodtime Theater in Branson, Missouri.
In 1994, he published his autobiography, Rhinestone Cowboy. Campbell released a comeback album of sorts, titled Meet Glen Campbell, produced by Julian Raymond and Howard Willing on Capital Records in 2008. In June of 2011, Campbell, now 75 years-old, announced that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In spite of the ailment, he finished an album, Ghost on the Canvas which was released in August that same year and began a tour that is to be his farewell to the music business.
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