Glen Campbell: 20 Essential Songs

From his signature "Rhinestone Cowboy" to an unconventional Foo Fighters cover

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"A Better Place" (2011)

Few artists have faced their inevitable exit with such poignancy, grace and faith as Glen Campbell. In the tender "A Better Place," featured on 2012’s Ghost on the Canvas, Campbell stares his Alzheimer's diagnosis in the face, singing, "Some days Im so confused, Lord, my past gets in the way," before professing belief that a better place awaits after he slips off this mortal coil. The heartrending video features Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme, a long-time Campbell fan, as a bartender, who hands Campbell a scrapbook of his life so he can revisit his musical journey alongside contemporaries Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard. 

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