Jun 23, 201112:44 PMThe Telegraph
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One last ride for the Rhinestone Cowboy
Sad news about country music great Glen Campbell: He’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and will release what’s billed as his final album — “Ghost on the Canvas” — Aug. 30. But before the Rhinestone Cowboy goes riding off into the sunset, he plans to bid a fond farewell to fans by going ahead with the previously announced “Glen Campbell Goodbye Tour.” Washington Post blogger Jennifer LaRue Huget writes here about why Campbell’s wife felt the need to disclose her husband’s condition — and what the future likely holds in store for the beloved entertainer.