After news broke of the legendary hitmaker’s tragic passing, people from all over the country music community shared their fond memories, deep loss, and mourned the death of an icon in a multitude of ways.
Many well-known people inside the country music industry, including a large number who had worked with Glen Campbell, shared their memories of time spent with the artist or how his music had affected their lives. Others shared videos of themselves talking about their time and memories of Campbell, but all of them had one thing in common: they all were mourning the passing of a man who had a profound influence on their lives.
Read through many of these heartfelt and sentimental social media posts from many of the folks Campbell worked alongside for his decades as one of the most talented musicians the world has ever seen.
Thank you Glen Campbell for sharing your talent with us for so many years
May you rest in peace my friend
You will never be forgotten
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) August 8, 2017
Rest In Peace Glen… no words right now
— The Oak Ridge Boys (@oakridgeboys) August 8, 2017
Thank you @GlenCampbell for the artistry, grace & class you brought to country music. You were a shining light in so many ways.
— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) August 8, 2017
Rest in peace Glen Campbell. You touched all of our lives with your music and you will be greatly missed.
— Montgomery Gentry (@mgunderground) August 8, 2017
We lost a music legend today. Rest in peace, Glen Campbell. Sending love and prayers to his family. pic.twitter.com/CqW5eMFXAF
— Rascal Flatts (@rascalflatts) August 8, 2017
What a loss. A great voice, great guitarist. https://t.co/Ls2SC1Ezd6
— rosanne cash (@rosannecash) August 8, 2017
RIP my dear old friend Glen Campbell. Music has lost a giant of a man & a talent. I shall be forever grateful for everything he did for me.
— Anne Murray (@annemurray1) August 8, 2017
RIP to my biggest idol. Glen Campbell! You're the finest singer I ever heard. A true #fighter !
— David Nail (@davidnail) August 8, 2017
Fly free Mr. Campbell. It's hard to pick a favorite, but this Jimmy Webb classic is at the top of my list. RIP
Glen Campbell was one of the greatest voices of all time. I will always love you, Glen!
Posted by Dolly Parton on Tuesday, August 8, 2017