Glen Campbell’s Heartbreaking Final Song: “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”

After singer Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011, he worked to make the best of the time he had left, including a farewell tour for his fans. In 2013, he recorded his final song “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” with producer Julian Raymond. In the song, Campbell, who now lives in a special care facility in Nashville, tells us, “I’m still here but yet I’m gone.”

The song sadly reminds us of the loss, and you may want to have some tissues ready when you watch the video, which begins with images of a brain scan. But, the video and its scenes of Campbell’s life also constitute a celebration. Check out the video for “I’m Not Gonna Miss You.”

Glen Campbell’s most recent album was 2011’s Ghost On The Canvas.

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