John Mayer pays tribute to Glen Camp­bell

The Hamilton Spectator - - A&E -

John Mayer paid tribute to Glen Camp­bell Tues­day night dur­ing a con­cert in Nashville, Ten­nessee, hours af­ter the coun­try mu­sic le­gend died in the city. Fan video shows Mayer per­form­ing an acous­tic ver­sion “Gen­tle on My Mind,” a hit for Camp­bell re­leased in 1968. Mayer in­tro­duced the cover as his “favourite song in the world.” He told the au­di­ence he was play­ing it with more “love than pre­ci­sion,” but added that he wanted to make sure he played it on the day Camp­bell died. Camp­bell died in Nashville Tues­day morn­ing at the age of 81. No cause of death was given, but the singer an­nounced in 2011 that he had been di­ag­nosed with Alzheimer’s dis­ease.

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