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Phases & Stages

Third Acts

Reviewed by Margaret Moser, September 16, 2011, Music

Glen Campbell

Ghost on the Canvas (Surfdog)

The "Rhinestone Cowboy" makes no secret of his incipient Alzheimer's and Ghost as his poignant swan song. Lavish with sentimental tunes befitting his patented countrypolitan appeal and troubled past, its songwriters, including Jakob Dylan ("Nothing but the Whole Wide World"), Paul Westerberg, and Robert Pollard, rise to the occasion of Campbell's final class act. ***

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