Legendary singer and songwriter Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease several years ago. It is a horrible, incurable disease that robs a person of their memory, and often their physical health as well. Glen Campbell finds himself now in the final stages of the disease.
Campbell has been moved to 24-hour care, as his doctors have determined that he is in the sixth stage of Alzheimer’s (‘severe cognitive decline”).
It has been more than two years since Campbell has performed in public — however, as a farewell to his music career, Campbell’s record label has released his final studio recording.
His final ballad is called “I’m Not Gonna Miss You.” The melody is somber and contemplative, but the lyrics show Campbell’s ability to find irony in his disease. The result is a beautiful combination of sadness and joy, which ends much too quickly.
Watch below to see the touching music video.
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