Glen Campbell’s music is part of the American soundtrack. His biggest hits, like “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman,” plus countless others, have been heard by millions all over the world.

His guitar playing is so inventive, Frank Sinatra wanted him for his hit “Strangers in the Night,” and so did the Beach Boys — he was featured in their song “Fun, Fun, Fun.”

“I have been blessed, I really have,” Campbell said. “I really have, I figured it out that I’m not that bright, but God gave me a break.”

Now, at 75, Campbell is struggling to remember that blessed life. He is fighting Alzheimer’s. It is a battle he and all those who share this disease cannot win.

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