Glen Campbell Lands Oscar Nomination
January 15, 2015 at 7:11 AM (PT)
GLEN CAMPBELL has landed an OSCAR nomination for "Original Song" for "I'm Not Gonna Miss You." The powerful autobiographical track is from the CAMPBELL documentary "GLEN CAMPBELL: I'll Be Me," which features his diagnosis of ALZHEIMERS DISEASE and the farewell tour that followed the diagnosis.
Written with longtime producer and friend JULIAN RAYMOND, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" was the final song CAMPBELL was able to record before losing his ability to sing (NET NEWS 9/8/14). CAMPBELL, 78, was moved to a special care facility in APRIL of last year (NET NEWS 4/17/14) where he continues to undergo treatment for ALZHEIMERS.
Other nominations in the category of "Original Song" include:
"Everything Is Awesome" from "The Lego Movie" Music and Lyric by SHAWN PATTERSON
"Glory" from "SELMA" Music and Lyric by JOHN STEPHENS and LONNIE LYNN
"Grateful" from "Beyond The Lights" Music and Lyric by DIANE WARREN
"Lost Stars" from "Begin Again" Music and Lyric by GREGG ALEXANDER and DANIELLE BRISEBOIS
For more information about CAMPBELL, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," and the documentary film, "GLEN CAMPBELL...I'll Be Me," visit www.GlenCampbellMovie.com.