Rhinestone Cowboy star Campbell dead at 81

August 09, 2017

Country legend Glen Campbell, who has died aged 81, performs in Arkansas on his Goodbye Tour in 2012

US country singer Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81, his publicist says.

The singer, famous for hits like Rhinestone Cowboy and Wichita Lineman, had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years.

His publicist Sanford Brokaw said he died on Tuesday in Nashville at an Alzheimer's facility surrounded by his family.

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