Glen Campbell's life in photos, 1936-2017

On Aug. 8, Glen Campbell died at age 81 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Here, we celebrate the life and legacy of one of country music’s greatest icons.

Country Singer Glen Campbell poses for a portrait in February 1967 in Los Angeles, California.

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Country star Glen Campbell at Capitol Records’ studios on June 1, 1967 in Los Angeles, California.

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Musician Glen Campbell attends the taping of “Jose Feliciano Television Special” on April 11, 1969 at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California.

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Cher performs with Glen Campbell on “The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour” in 1969.

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Dick Smothers, Glen Campbell, and Tom Smothers on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” on March 7, 1969.

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Glen Campbell and wife Billie Jean Nunley during Honor America Day at Washington, D.C. in 1970.

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Jerry Reed and Glen Campbell in 1971.

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John Byner, Glen Campbell, and Paul Lynde on “The Glen Campbell Show” on Nov. 24, 1971.

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Sonny Bono, Glen Campbell, and Cher on “The Glen Campbell Show” on Oct. 21, 1971.

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Barbara Eden and Glen Campbell on “The Glen Campbell Show” on Nov. 18, 1971.

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Glen Campbell attends the rehearsals for 43rd Annual Academy Awards on April 14, 1971 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.

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Glen Campbell attends Capitol Records Party for Glen Campbell on Feb. 7, 1977 at Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California

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Glen Campbell in the 1970s.

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Glen Campbell in the 1970s.

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Actress/singer Connie Stevens during an interview with guest host Glen Campbell on Dec. 8, 1975.

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Glen Campbell in 1976.

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Glen Campbell with his mother Carrie and father Wesley in 1976.

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Glen Campbell attends a Capitol Records party Feb. 7, 1977.

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Glen Campbell and wife Sarah at the Carlton Tower Hotel in London in 1978.

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Glen Campbell performs at the Country Music Festival in Portsmouth, England, in August 1980.

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Tanya Tucker and Glen Campbell in 1980.

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Glen Campbell and Tanya Tucker attend Glen Campbell Golf Tournament Dinner Gala on Feb. 17, 1981. at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California.

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Glen Campbell and Kim Woollen attend Pierre Cossette Super Bowl Party on Jan.24, 1982 at Chasen’s Restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.

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Glen Campbell and Kim Woollen attend the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation Gala Honoring Ed McMahon on Feb. 20, 1982 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

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Glen Campbell performs in Champaign, Illinois, on Sept. 22, 1985.

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Glen Campbell in 1990.

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Glen Campbell in 1990.

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Glen Campbell and Kenny Rogers at the 36th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in 2001.

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Kim Campbell and Glen Campbell during a portrait session at the Regency Hotel in New York in 2005.

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Glen Campbell during Country Takes New York City – Broadway Meets Country – Show at Allen Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City in 2005.

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Glen Campbell performing at the Royal Festival Hall in 2008.

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Glen Campbell performs on SiriusXM’s Elvis Radio and Outlaw Country channels in SiriusXM’s Nashville studio on Sept. 19, 2011 in Nashville.

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Glen Campbell performs at the Sands Event Center on Oct. 26, 2012 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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Glen Campbell and guests arrive at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2012.

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Cal Campbell, Glen Campbell, and Ashley Campbell arrive at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville.

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Glen Campbell performs during the 2012 CMA Music Festival on June 7, 2012 in Nashville.

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 Glen Campbell and his daughter Ashley perform at The Grammy Museum on Feb. 6, 2012 in Los Angeles. (

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