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September 6, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Country singing star Glen Campbell has listed a Mediterranean-style house in Malibu community for $3.395 million. Built in 2010, the Tuscan-inspired estate features a five-bedroom main house, a detached guest house, an infinity-edge swimming pool with spa and a three-car garage. The grounds encompass more than five acres. PHOTOS: Grandest pool around? Malibu has it Campbell, 77, popularized such songs as "Galveston," "Wichita Lineman" and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and released more than 70 albums.
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March 28, 2014 | By Ellen Olivier
The event: The 22nd annual “A Night at Sardi's,” which honored  members of “The Big Bang Theory's” cast, Glen Campbell and the Campbell family. A star-studded revue of Broadway and country tunes, the Wednesday affair benefited the Alzheimer's Assn. (Campbell, who suffers from the disease, did not attend.) The program : Sarah Rafferty of “Suits” and Ben Feldman of “Mad Men” welcomed the crowd. TV director-producer James Burrows introduced comedian Bob Newhart, who told both a riddle and a parrot joke (from what he called his collection of parrot jokes)
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July 18, 2012 | By Randy Lewis
Singer Glen Campbell has called off August performances he was scheduled to play in Australia and New Zealand on what's being billed as his Goodbye Tour because of health issues, a spokesman for the musician said Wednesday. Campbell, who is 76 and has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, said the long flight to that part of the world would be more than he could handle. A source close to Campbell told The Times last year that the Goodbye Tour would go on only as long as Campbell felt able to continue performing.
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November 8, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
James Keach, who produced and acted in “Walk the Line,” has bought a condominium in Santa Monica for $4.4 million. The remodeled unit has high ceilings, multiple terraces and patios, a fireplace, an eat-in kitchen, a dining room, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,817 square feet of living space. The complex, built in 1990, features a swimming pool and gym. There are ocean and courtyard views. Keach, 65, is executive producer of an upcoming documentary on country music legend Glen Campbell.
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December 11, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Country singing giant Glen Campbell has sold his Mediterranean-style house in Malibu for $4.45 million. Built in 2004 and redone in 2009, the villa features a theater with a billiard room, living and family rooms, a den, four fireplaces, four bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and 6,540 square feet of living space. It sits on less than an acre in a gated community with mature palms, olive trees and a swimming pool. Campbell, 76, traveled the nation on his final tour this year. He announced last year that he has Alzheimer's disease.
OPINION
June 24, 2011
The Grammy Award-winning singer Glen Campbell announced this week that he is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. And then he said he'd be going on the road for a farewell tour. It's not unusual for a public figure to reveal a diagnosis of the insidious disease. Former President Reagan told the world of his battle with Alzheimer's in a poignant letter in 1994. Actor Charlton Heston disclosed, via a taped statement, that he was suffering from symptoms similar to those of Alzheimer's.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 11, 2004 | From Associated Press
Singer Glen Campbell pleaded guilty Monday to extreme drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident. Under the plea agreement in Arizona's Maricopa County Superior Court, Campbell was sentenced to 10 days in jail. He will be eligible for work furlough after 48 hours and will serve 75 hours of community service. An aggravated assault charge was dropped. Campbell was arrested in November near his Phoenix home after leaving the scene of a minor traffic accident.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 21, 2012
MUSIC Concerts don't get much more bittersweet than this farewell performance by country music great Glen Campbell, who is retiring after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Campbell will be joined by a galaxy of guests from around the pop spectrum including Kris Kristofferson, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne and many others, but as promising as that all sounds, there won't be a dry eye on Highland once they get into "Wichita Lineman. " The Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., L.A. 7 p.m. Sun. $12 to $136.
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August 7, 2008 | From Reuters
Country star Glen Campbell will perform a rare club gig in Los Angeles on Aug. 19, the day his new CD of rock 'n' roll covers hits stores, his label said Wednesday. Campbell, 72, will perform at the Troubadour in West Hollywood as part of a promotional schedule for his Capitol Records release "Meet Glen Campbell." The album boasts covers of U2's "All I Want Is You," Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" and the Foo Fighters' "Times Like These." It marks Campbell's first release for Capitol since 1993's "Somebody Like That."
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September 1, 1995 | ROBERT HILBURN
Though Campbell's name and voice have not disappeared in any way close to the extent of James', there is far less focus on him in either country or pop circles than you'd expect for someone who enjoyed such success in the '60s and '70s, from the many Jimmy Webb hits (including "By the Time I Get to Phoenix") through "Southern Nights." While an occasionally pleasing song stylist ("Gentle on My Mind" here), Campbell too often is simply a colorless singer.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 12, 2013 | By Randy Lewis
After returning to "MacArthur Park" earlier this year, Jimmy Webb returns to record stores with a new album featuring some high-profile duets. Many of these songs have  become part of the fabric of popular music of the late 20th century through the original versions by artists such as Richard Harris (“MacArthur Park”), Joe Cocker (“The Moon's a Harsh Mistress”), Linda Ronstadt  (“Adios,” “Shattered”) and Glen Campbell (“Where's the Playground,  Susie,” “Honey Come Back”)
BUSINESS
September 6, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Country singing star Glen Campbell has listed a Mediterranean-style house in Malibu community for $3.395 million. Built in 2010, the Tuscan-inspired estate features a five-bedroom main house, a detached guest house, an infinity-edge swimming pool with spa and a three-car garage. The grounds encompass more than five acres. PHOTOS: Grandest pool around? Malibu has it Campbell, 77, popularized such songs as "Galveston," "Wichita Lineman" and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and released more than 70 albums.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 12, 2013 | By Randy Lewis
Too often when veteran artists revisit career-defining hits late in life it's more of a marketing move than an artistic exploration. Not in this case. Since revealing two years ago that he's been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, the singer-guitarist and former TV show host released his well-received "Ghost on the Canvas" album and went on the road one last time for a farewell tour. Recently his family revealed that his disease has progressed to the point where he can no longer perform.
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June 14, 2013 | By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times
Before becoming a widely lauded songwriter, Jimmy Webb was just another aspiring musician living in a dingy Los Angeles apartment. The Oklahoma transplant would wander from his low-rent flat in Silver Lake to a place that would inspire one of his most indelible hits, MacArthur Park. There, between Wilshire and 7th, he'd wait for his girlfriend to get off work from her job nearby. "I used to eat lunch in the park," said Webb, 66. "It was a place you could be away from the dreariness of a really bottom-scale apartment.
BUSINESS
December 11, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Country singing giant Glen Campbell has sold his Mediterranean-style house in Malibu for $4.45 million. Built in 2004 and redone in 2009, the villa features a theater with a billiard room, living and family rooms, a den, four fireplaces, four bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and 6,540 square feet of living space. It sits on less than an acre in a gated community with mature palms, olive trees and a swimming pool. Campbell, 76, traveled the nation on his final tour this year. He announced last year that he has Alzheimer's disease.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 7, 2012 | By August Brown
Various artists "122 BPM: The Birth of House Music" Still Records Three Stars Like many micro-genres that become movements, the descriptor of "house music" has lost a lot of its meaning. Today, kids at raves take it to mean almost any kind of four-on-the-floor dance tune built with synthesized instruments. But the now-omnipresent genre came from a specific time, place and culture, and the lovingly assembled "122 BPM: The Birth of House Music" should help clear the air. Over three CDs, this compilation and album-length mixtape from Still Music's Jerome Derradji tells of the invention of a new dance music template -- one forged in the Chicago black middle class by kids influenced by the '80s New Wave movement.
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August 19, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Roger Rex Adams, 69, theatrical agent who traveled the world with singer Glen Campbell and the entertainer's manager, Stan Schneider, died of cancer Aug. 10 in Santa Fe, N.M. A native of Warren, Ohio, Adams was educated at Choate School in Wallingford, Conn., and Dennison University in Granville, Ohio. He served in the Army and initially worked in his family's insurance business.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 23, 2004 | Gina Piccalo, Times Staff Writer
It had been years since Glen Campbell made news, yet all it took to wrangle the singer back into the limelight was a mug shot -- albeit a startlingly unflattering one.
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July 18, 2012 | By Randy Lewis
Singer Glen Campbell has called off August performances he was scheduled to play in Australia and New Zealand on what's being billed as his Goodbye Tour because of health issues, a spokesman for the musician said Wednesday. Campbell, who is 76 and has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, said the long flight to that part of the world would be more than he could handle. A source close to Campbell told The Times last year that the Goodbye Tour would go on only as long as Campbell felt able to continue performing.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 5, 2012 | By Ernest Hardy, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Hosting the Independent Spirit Awards in February, comedian Seth Rogen took a swipe at both pop singer Chris Brown and the Grammys, passing it off as biting social commentary. “At the Grammys,” he quipped, “you can literally beat the … out of a nominee and be asked to perform twice.” Admittedly, Brown has made himself an easy target: In February 2009, he assaulted then-girlfriend Rihanna the day of the Grammys show, at which he was supposed to perform and she was a nominee, leaving her bloodied and bruised.
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