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What Chuck Berry's and Glen Campbell's final albums have to say about the end of the road

What Chuck Berry's and Glen Campbell's final albums have to say about the end of the road

How should a legend be remembered? And whose decision should that be?

These are a couple of the complicated questions raised by new albums out Friday from Chuck Berry and Glen Campbell, two important musical figures with long legacies to protect.

“Chuck,” the first studio record in nearly four decades by one of the architects of rock ’n’ roll, follows Berry’s death in March at age 90, while Campbell’s “Adiós” comes as the 81-year-old pop-country star is in the latter stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Both albums are being presented as final...

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