Taylor Swift’s record company Big Machine has a last video for Glen Campbell, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s. Get out a box of Kleenex to watch it. A few years ago I was in green room at the Grammys talking with Glen. As we spoke, Phil Collins walked by. Glen said to him, “Hello Elton!” He was serious. Phil was bewildered and everyone moved on. In retrospect now I see this was at the beginning of Campbell’s illness. I sat with him and his a couple of years ago at a music event and it was clear how well he was being cared for. What a great talent, and what a shame.
If you’re too young to know what a star Glen Campbell, was, here’s something to show you: