Tanya Tucker Releases 'Forever Loving You' in Memory of Glen Campbell
In recent years, groundbreaking country music icon Tanya Tucker has been quietly writing and recording new music while coping with a wave of emotions surrounding Glen Campbell's battle with Alzheimer's disease. While their relationship and breakup made headlines years ago, Tucker channeled her heartfelt feelings for Campbell in a new song titled "Forever Loving You." A portion of the proceeds from "Forever Loving You" will benefit Alzheimer's Foundation of America, a non-profit organization which provides programs and services for people living with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers, as well as funds research towards a cure for Alzheimer's.
Tanya Tucker statement on passing of Glen Campbell: "I'm just devastated. Absolutely devastated. It's been so hard these past several years knowing what he's been going through. My heart just breaks. Glen and I shared some incredible, precious memories together for a long time. There were some ups and downs and, of course, all the downs were played out in the press. We both got past all that. Forgiveness is a wonderful thing. It's why I'm releasing "Forever Loving You" in memory of Glen and for all of those who are losing or have lost someone they love. I'll forever love you, Glen."
Tucker co-wrote "Forever Loving You" with Michael Lynn Rogers and Rusty Crowe, a Tennessee State Senator who co-sponsored the Campbell/Falk Act. The Tennessee law protects communication rights for people who've become wards of the state and those who have conservators over their financial and living situations.
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TANYA TUCKER 2017 TOUR:
Aug. 11 Golden Nugget Biloxi - Biloxi, Miss.
Aug. 12 Golden Nugget Lake Charles - Lake Charles, La.
Aug. 19 Kipawa Countryfest - Kipawa, Que.
Aug. 20 South Mountain Fair - South Mountain, Ont.
Aug. 25 Greenup Cumberland County Fair - Greenup, Ill.
Aug. 26 Secrest Auditorium - Zanesville, Ohio
Aug. 30 Minnesota State Fair - Saint Paul, Minn.
Aug. 31 Minnesota State Fair - Saint Paul, Minn.
Sept. 09 Sugar Creek Casino - Hinton, Okla.
Sept. 15 Rialto Square Theatre - Joliet, Ill.
Sept. 16 Andy Williams Moon River Theatre - Branson, Mo.
Sept. 23 5D Steakhouse & Lounge - Yorktown, Texas
Oct. 06 Billy Bob's Texas - Fort Worth, Texas
Oct. 07 House Pasture Cattle Company - Concan, Texas
Oct. 22 Festival Grounds - Niceville, Fla.
Dec. 05 Higley Center For The Performing Arts - Gilbert, Ariz.
Dec. 08 Harris Center For The Arts - Folsom, Calif.
Dec. 10 Parker Arts - Parker, Colo.
Dec. 12 Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada
May 05 Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen, Ga.
ABOUT TANYA TUCKER: In 1974, Rolling Stone ran a cover story on Tanya Tucker with the headline that said "You're Gonna Hear From Me." Truer words have never been spoken. The country music icon's sultry voice and vivacious stage presence makes her one of the most admired and respected female vocalists in the country music genre. Tanya's reign includes 23 Top 40 albums and a string of 56 Top 40 singles, 10 of which reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts. Along the way, she has provided some of the biggest country music hits of each decade, including, "Delta Dawn," "Soon," "Two Sparrows in a Hurricane," "It's a Little Too Late," "Trouble" and "Texas (When I Die)," just to name a few. Tucker is also the recipient of numerous awards, including two CMAs, two ACMs and three CMT awards. In August 2016, the Academy of Country Music honored Tucker with the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award during the 10th Annual ACM Honors™. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections and digital downloads have topped 25 million records worldwide. For more information, visit TanyaTucker.com.<