“I think it’s true of all stammerers. They can’t stammer when they sing.” Carly Simon
As a child, Carly Simon suffered from stuttering, and found that singing helped.
She commented, “There’s something about the mind connecting differently to the vocal cords when you apply either rhythm or melody.”
Glen Campbell, 75, made public the fact he has Alzheimer’s disease. But he plans to perform in his Goodbye Tour in various countries, for as long as two years if his health allows it.
In a newspaper article about him, there is a reference that “the capacity for music tends to be affected by Alzheimer’s disease differently than other brain functions.”
Continued in Music Lives in Another Part of the Brain.