Glen Campbell may tour
Sunday, September 21, 2008
– Glen Campbell may tour next year in support of his just released covers disc. Following Campbell's appearance Saturday night at the Americana Music Association Convention at which he played five songs, his producer guitarist Julian Raymond said Sunday that they were considering dates in early 2009 in the northeast.
Both Campbell and Raymond were genuinely pleased in comments made Sunday with the reception that they received from an enthusiastic crowd the previous evening. During the show, Campbell played his version of Green Day's Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) for the first time.
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