CMT will honor Glen Camp­bell

Los Angeles Times - - CALENDAR - — Libby Hill

CMT will salute the life and legacy of Glen Camp­bell, the coun­try-pop singer and ac­tor who died Tues­day at 81.

The coun­try mu­sic net­work an­nounced Wed­nes­day that it will pre­miere “CMT Re­mem­bers Glen Camp­bell” on Thurs­day at 8:30 a.m. (Pa­cific). (It will air again on Fri­day at 7 p.m. and Satur­day at 8:30 a.m.)

The spe­cial will in­clude footage from Camp­bell’s fi­nal in­ter­view with the net­work, filmed in 2011, as well as Camp­bell’s per­for­mances of hits “Gen­tle on My Mind” and “Rhine­stone Cow­boy” and trib­utes from fel­low coun­try stars such as Keith Ur­ban, Reba McEn­tire and Blake Shel­ton.

“If you know you got it, live with it the best way you can,” said Camp­bell of his Alzheimer’s di­ag­no­sis in that 2011 in­ter­view. “You don’t cry over spilled milk.”

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