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WATCH: John Mayer Honors Glen Campbell With 'Gentle on My Mind' Cover in Nashville

August 9, 2017

John Mayer's 'Search for Everything' tour stopped in Nashville August 8 and had music city in a frenzy. The pop star took the stage at Bridgestone Arena sadly the same day we lost a country music legend. 

Glen Campbell's family issued a statement Tuesday afternoon confirming the news of his passing. The "Rhinestone Cowboy" died at the age of 81 after battling Alzheimer's disease since 2012. 

Mayer honored the country icon with a cover of Campbell's 1967 hit, "Gentle on My Mind," saying "whether I play it right or wrong, I'd rather have played it."

Watch the performance, below!