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Goodbye, Rhinestone Cowboy: A Look Back at Some of Glen Campbell's Commercials

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Glen Campbell at the Sands Event Center on October 26, 2012 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Glen Campbell at the Sands Event Center on October 26, 2012 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Credit: Lisa Lake / Getty Images

Glen Campbell, the smooth country voice and musical legend who sold over 45 million records, died Tuesday. He was 81.

Campbell is credited with bridging the divide between pop and country music — with over 70 studio albums to his name. But the star might also be remembered for his commercials, including a 2015 PSA about Alzheimer's Disease, the sickness that eventually took his life.

Here's a look at some of his more memorable ads.

Chevy: "Hang On Baby (I'm Comin' Home)"
Campbell tells his baby he's "comin' home" in his gold Chevelle Malibu. Highways byways I'm on my way / Clickin' miles in my Chevrolet

Chevy: "Song For The Open Road"
Chevy's got to put you in the groove / Chevy's got the big ones on the move

Southwestern Bell

No singing necessary — just some Arkansas parents beaming about their world-famous son.

The Living Bible: "The Book"

It's got romance, adventure, mystery and more / And it'll take you places you've never been before

Coca-Cola – Japan
Comin' home to meet my brother / Share a Coca-Cola with each other

Pampers
Campbell didn't technically appear in this 1972 Pampers ad, which features his wife and baby son. Still, after Campbell sold more records than The Beatles in 1968, his then-wife Billie Jean Nunley was famous enough to get her own commercial.

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