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Glen Campbell considering more live shows in 2013
By CHRIS TALBOTT , AP Music Writer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Glen Campbell may be wrapping up a goodbye tour but that doesn't mean he's done with the stage.

Campbell is considering scheduling more shows next year after playing more than 120 dates in 2012.

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The 76-year-old singer has Alzheimer's disease and has begun to lose his memory. He put out his final studio album, "Ghost on the Canvas," in 2011 and embarked on the tour with family members and close friends serving in his band and staffing the tour.

Campbell's longtime manager Stan Schneider said in a phone interview from Napa, Calif., where the tour wrapped for the year Friday night, that recent West Coast shows have been some of the singer's strongest. Campbell will break for the holidays and if he still feels strong he'll begin scheduling more shows.

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Dec 2, 2012 12:35PM
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Why not? There is a lot of research that shows that by staying busy, and keeping your brain engaged, it can slow the progression quite a bit.
Dec 2, 2012 12:31PM
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maybe, maybe not......its a big issue and im not sure his family will go along with it......hes very well loved and a tour would take its toll.....their choice.   i feel sad for all....you chalk up a great life, creativity and great accomplishments and have no idea who you are eventually.   terrible disease....wishing them all well.
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By The Time I Get To Phoenix.... Great song.
Dec 1, 2012 8:28PM
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Glen is a great musician and song writer. Alzheizmers is a progressive disease. Doesn't mean he's gone from 10 to 1....  He has so much to contribute and I believe we should enjoy all his contributions. I believe he has quite a few years to keep making a mark on our music scene.  Let's not push him out the door just yet.  I'd love to meet him.  I'll bet he has so much to contribute. I think we'd miss so much without him. This is where people shine.  Just give him the room to do that. 
Dec 1, 2012 6:04PM
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Good luck Glen. I will come to see you in the area/

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