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Documentation, Resources and General Bibliography - John Campbell

Recordings and Liner Notes
Articles and Profiles
Comments: Friends and Fans
Obituary Notes
Interviews
Bio Sketches and Book Excerpts
Music Reviews
Performance Reviews and Notes


Recordings and Liner Notes

Campbell, John. Howlin Mercy , Elektra Records, 1993

Campbell, John.A Man and His Blues, Cross Cut Records, 1988

Campbell, John. One Believer , Elektra Records, 1991

Campbell, John. Tyler, Texas Sessions, Sphere Sound Records, 2000


Articles and Profiles

Bradshaw, Andy. “Voodoo Blues,” Rock World, February 1993 p 58

Bream, Jon. “Guitarist Campbell Strives to Answer a Howlin' Calling,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, February 15, 1993

Delaney, Tim. “Campbell's Blues Live On,” Victoria Advocate, June 14, 1998

Dulac, Jacques. “John Campbell,” Web article, Originally published at: http://www.geocities.com/illusionsauditives/johncampbell.html, 2002

Ferman, Dave. “Longtime Believer John Campbell's Lyrics Are As Important As The Licks,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 12, 1992

Geiger, Tom. “Country Bluesman – The Roots of John Campbell,” June 19, 2003.

Geiger, Tom. “Remembering John Campbell – 10th Anniversary Gathering at the Crossroads,” July 4, 2003

Geiger, Tom. “Howlin Mercy – Existential Blues,” January 15, 2005

Geiger, Tom. “Howlin Mercy – The Gospel According to John Campbell,” May 10, 2003

Gonzalez, John D. “Campbell is Blues `Disciple',” The Grand Rapids Press, February 19, 1993

Harris, Paul A. “New Echoes Of The Devil And The Wolf ,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 6, 1991

Hill, Jack W. “Guitarist Has Right to Play the Blues,” Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock, AR), January 17 , 1992

Johnson, Greg. “John Campbell,” Blues Notes, May 2000

McCree, Cree. “Delta Force: The Blues According to John Campbell,” Details, April, 1990 p 100-102

McCree, Cree. “John Campbell - One Believer,” Offbeat, November, 1991 p 8-11

Point, Michael. “Painful Past Drives John Campbell on to the Blues,” Austin American Statesman, January 13, 1992

Prime, John Andrew “Bluesman Has Followed Long, Hard Road ,” Shreveport Times, January 13, 1992

Racine, Marty. Excerpt from: “Guns N' Dozes/Warning: Expect to Stay Up Late with Axl and hi Spoiled Night Owls,” Houston Chronicle, January 9, 1992

St. Pierre, Roger. “Campbell’s Kingdom,” Blues & Soul, November 12-25, 1991 p 36

Tobler, John. “Shreveport's Son,” Folk Roots, March 1992 p 15

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Comments: Friends & Fans

Bartee, Johnny. “John Campbell,” March 2003.

Flett, Bruce. “John Campbell,” March 19, 2003.

Garner, Dan. “John Campbell,” June 2003.

Huddleston, Pat. “John Campbell Remembered For More than Just His Music,” July 3, 1993.

Linden, Karla. “John Campbell,” December 2003.

Mayeaux, Jack. “John Campbell,” Comment, March 15, 2003.

Pettit, Jimmy. “John Campbell,” Comment, January 27, 2003.

Sage, Darrell. “John Campbell,” Comment, June 8, 2003.

Sutton-Campbell-Muniz, Jerry Sue, "John and Jerry Sue the “70's,” Comment, October 1, 2003.

Waterman, Dick. “John Campbell,” December 2002.

Wellborne, Malcolm. (Papa Mali), “John Campbell,” June 23, 2003.

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Obituary Notes

Allison, John. "John Campbell", Living Blues, September/October, 1993 p 55

Excerpt from: "Alexander and Campbell Die", Blues and Soul, Vol. 641, July 6-19th 1993 p 6

Chapman, Bob. “John Campbell", Blueprint, July 1993 p 8

Excerpt from: "Deaths Last Week", Chicago Tribune, June 20, 1993

Dahl, Bill. “Recalling the Talent Behind John Campbell's Dark Vision”, Chicago Tribune, June 25, 1993

Geisel, Ellen. “In Memoriam: John Campbell,” Dirty Linen, October/November 1993 p 9

"Requiem for a Bluesman", Guitar Player, Vol. 27, September 1993 p 14

"Whammy Bar: News and Notes", Guitar World, Vol. 14, September 1993 p 15

Haring, Bruce. “John Campbell,” Variety, June 15, 1993

Isola, Gregory. “John Campbell: 1952-1993,”v Blues Revue Quarterly, Vol. 10, 1993 p 54

"Mort du chanteur de blues Américain John Campbell", Le Soleil, June 17, 1993 p. C4

"John Campbell", Mobile Register, June 16, 1993

Morris, Chris. “Blues Singer, Guitarist John Campbell Dead at 41,” Billboard, June 26, 1993 p 16

New York Times, June 17, 1993

"John Campbell", Q Magazine, August 1993

Racine, Marty. Excerpt from: "Pop Notes", Houston Chronicle, June 17, 1993

"Farewell - John Campbell", Rolling Stone, December 23, 1993-January 6, 1994 p 79

Romanoski, Steve. “John Campbell 1952-1993,” Blues Access, Fall 1993 p 24

Rotenstein, David S. “John Campbell Dead,” Blues-l (internet –newsgroup), June 14, 1993

"Ex-Shreveport Blues Musician Dies in Sleep at 41", Shreveport Times, June 15, 1993

Slaven, Neil. "John Campbell", Blues & Rhythm, No. 81, August 1993, p 23

San Francisco Chronicle, June 19, 1993

Swenson, John. “Tribute: John Campbell 1952-1993"v, Rolling Stone, Aug 5, 1993

Tobler, John. “People, Misc,” Folk Roots, August 1993, Page: 10

Wirt, John. “Bluesman John Campbell Dead,” The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.), June 16, 1993, Page: 18

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Interviews

Chapman, Bob. “John Campbell: “The Blues is a Victory” His Bumpy Road from Shreveport to Studio,” Blues Access, Number 11, Fall 1992, p 6-10,18-19

Chapman, Bob. “Howlin Mercy - John Campbell Talks to Blueprint,” Blueprint, Issue 48, February 1993 p 12-13, 16

Elektra Press Release Kit, “John Campbell,” Press and Media Relations, Elektra Entertainment, August, 1991 [One Believer]

Elektra Press Release Kit, “John Campbell”, Press and Media Relations, Elektra Entertainment, January, 1993 [Howlin Mercy]

Geiger, Tom. “Transcript – Howard Thompson – Interview with John Campbell” From the Elektra promo: “Ain’t Afraid of Midnight.” - Recorded on Track 2: “Candid Campbell” 1993.

Geiger, Tom. “Transcript – Interview – Shocking Milano TV,” Originally broadcast March 31, 1993

Geiger, Tom. “Transcript – Interview – French Music TV,” 1992.

Hussey, Charlie. “Transcript – Radio Interview with John Campbell – Dublin, Ireland,” 1991

Rotenstein, David S. “John Campbell,” The Daily News, Atlanta, Ga., January 1992

Slaven, Neil. “John Campbell,” G-The Guitar Magazine (UK), Volume 3, Issue 2, April 1993 p 14

Spera, Keith. “Interview: John Campbell,” Offbeat, July 1993 p 14

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Short Bios & Book Excerpts

Durchholz, Daniel. "John Campbell,” MusicHound Blues: The Essential Album Guide, edited by Leland Rucker, Visible Ink Press, Detroit, MI, 1998

Gregory, Hugh. “John Campbell,” 1000 Great Guitarists

“John Campbell,” Guiness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Edited by Colin Larkin, Vol 1, Guiness Publishing, Ltd., England, UK Stockton Press, New York, N.Y. 1995

Jordan, Steve. “John Campbell” The Rolling Stone-The Jazz & Blues Album Guide, Edited by Jim Swenson

Koster, Rick. “Most Criminally Overlooked Guitarists: John Campbell,” Excerpt from the book: Texas Music, published by St. Martin's Griffin, New York, 1998.

Koster, Rick. Excerpt from the book: Louisiana Music, published by Da Capo Press, New York, 2002, p 149.

Murray, Charles Shaar. “John Campbell,” Blues on CD, Kyle Cathie Ltd., London, Great Britain, 1993

Santelli, Robert. “John Campbell,” The big book of blues: A biographical Encyclopedia, Penguin Books, New York, New York, 1993

Skelly, Richard. “John Campbell,” All Music Guide to the Blues, edited by Michael Erlewine, Miller Freeman Books, San Francisco, CA, 1999

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Music Reviews

Altman, Billy. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Entertainment Weekly, February 5, 1993

Anderson, John. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Newsday, February 21, 1993 pg 23

MB, “Tab Benoit "Nice and Warm" - Strike a Deep Chord, Blue Suede News, Winter 1993/94, p 34

“John Campbell – One Believer,” Billboard, October 5, 1991 p 92

Bilodeau, Michael. “John Campbell – Howlin’ Mercy,” Le Soleil, February 27, 1993 p C5

Boehm, Mike. Excerpt from: “Recordings Dark But Not Deep,” Los Angeles Times, January 12, 1992 [One Believer]

Chapman, Bob. “John Campbell – Howlin’ Mercy,” Blueprint, February 1993, p 20

Chapman, Bob. “John Campbell – One Believer,” Blueprint, January 1992 p 20

Christagau, Robert. Excerpt From: “November Turkeys,” Village Voice, Nov. 23, 1993 [Howlin Mercy]

Cooper, B. Lee. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Popular Music and Society, Vol. 17, No. 3, 1993, p 111-2

Dahl, Bill. “John Campbell – One Believer,” Living Blues, May/June 1992, p 61

Duffy, Thom. “John Campbell – One Believer,” Billboard, Vol 103, July 20, 1991 p 35

Dizney, Joe. “John Campbell: Modern Bluesman”, Rolling Stone, January 23, 1992, p14 [One Believer]

Edwards, Curt. “Strike a Deep Chord – Blues Guitars for the Homeless,” Columbus Blues Alliance, March/April 1993, p 5

Esmonde, Donn. “John Campbell – One Believer,” Buffalo News, October 18, 1991 p G29

Gallo, Mark. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Blues Access, Summer 1993, p 34

Gonzalez, John D. “Try Campbell for Blues Rock,”The Grand Rapids Press, February 10, 1993 [Howlin Mercy]

Harris, Paul A. Excerpt from: “Blues and Jazz For Mr. Santa, Some Suggestions for Musical Gifts You Won't Encounter on the Top 40,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 6, 1991 [One Believer]

Harris, Paul A. “New Echoes Of The Devil And The Wolf: John Campbell Makes Use Of Traditional Forms To Tell His Contemporary Stories,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 6, 1991 [One Believer]

Himes, Gregory. “Campbell and Walker Sliding Closer,” Washington Post, February 26, 1993, p N12 [Howlin Mercy]

Howell, Peter. “Howlin Mercy,” Toronto Star, January 30, 1993, p G12 [Howlin Mercy]

Isola, Gregory. “John Campbell's Shivering Blues,” Guitar Player, Issue 282, Vol. 27 (No. 6) p 16-17 [Howlin Mercy]

Jacobson, Mark. Excerpt from: “King of the White Blues,” Esquire, July 1993, p 29 [Howlin Mercy]

Joyce, Mike. Excerpt from: “Blues Cornucopia for Young and Old,” Washington Post, November 1, 1991 [One Believer]

Larsen, Dave. Excerpt from: “Recordings On Review,” Dayton Daily News, February 19, 1993, p 16 [Howlin Mercy]

Mervis, Scoot. “Dancin’ In the Graveyard, John Campbell’s Voodoo Blues,” Pittsburgh Post Gazette, February 12, 1993 [Howlin Mercy]

Milward, John. “John Campbell – Howlin’ Mercy,” Rolling Stone, Issue 653, 1993

Morrisson, Jim. Excerpt from: “Preview Review – This and That from the World of Music,” Virginia Pilot, November 1, 1991 [One Believer]

Nager, Larry. Excerpt From: “Recordings,” Commercial Appeal, October 16, 1992 [Strike a Deep Chord]

Nigro, Deborah. “John Campbell – A Man and His Blues,” Blues Access, Spring 1994 pg 44

Racine, Marty. Excerpt from: “Some Justice for the Homeless/Local company Makes a Benefit CD", Houston Chronicle, February 7, 1993, p 10 [Strike a Deep Chord]

Racine, Marty and Mitchell, Rick. Excerpt from: "Houston’s Justice Records is Breaking New Ground," Houston Chronicle, October 15, 1992, p 3 [Strike a Deep Chord]

Rasmussen, Eric. Excerpt from: “Some Albums Get the Shaft,” Capitol Times (Wisconsin), August 6, 1992 [One Believer]

Romanoski, Steve. “John Campbell – One Believer,” Blues Revue Quarterly, Spring 1993

Rosen, Steven. Excerpt from: “Bluesman Makes Comeback,” Denver Post, May 7, 1993, p 24 [Howlin Mercy]

Schlesinger, Mark. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Columbus Blues Alliance, September/October, 1993, p 8

Sinclair, David. “John Campbell – Howlin’ Mercy,” Q Magazine, March 1993 p 84

Slaven, Neil. "Strike a Deep Chord – Blues Guitars for the Homeless,” Blues & Rhythm, April 1993 p 32

Tobler, John. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Folk Roots, Vol 119, May 1993

Tobler, John. “John Campbell - One Believer,” Folk Roots, March 1992 p 59

Tunis, Walter. “Campbell's Vocal Skills Lag Behind Guitar Work,” Lexington Herald-Leader, January 31, 1992 [One Believer]

Verh, Duane. Excerpt From: “John Campbell – Tab Benoit,” Jazz & Blues Report, March 1993, Issue 179 [Howlin Mercy]

Verna, Paul, Morris, Chris, and Morris, Edward. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Billboard, February 13, 1993, p 47

Walls, Richard C. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Musician Magazine, February 1993, p 91

Wasserzieher, Bill. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” Southland Blues, June 1993, p 13

Wasserzieher, Bill. “John Campbell: Tyler, Texas Session,” Blues Revue, April 2000, p 67

Wight, Phil. “John Campbell – A Man and His Blues,” Blues & Rhythm, May 1991 pg 25

Wirt, John. “John Campbell – Howlin Mercy,” The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.), April 30, 1993, p 8

Wolfson, Cary. “John Campbell – Tyler, Texas Sesssion," Blues Access, Vol 41, Spring 2000

Young, Charles. “John Campbell – Howlin’ Mercy,” Playboy, June 1993

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Performance Reviews and Notes

Aiges, Scott. Excerpt from: “Black Crowes Still Living In The Past,” New Orleans Times-Picayune, October 16, 1992 [New Orleans - Charlie B's]

Anderson, John. Excerpt from: “Hooker's Blues Set to Forget," Newsday, October 22, 1991 [New York City - Beacon Theatre]

Auerbach, Matthew. “Bluesman All He's Cracked Up to Be" Daily News, January 12, 1993 [New York City - Lone Star Roadhouse]

Baranick, Alana. Excerpt from: “Blues guitarist's show lacks stuff that made him a living legend” Chronicle Telegram, September 16, 1991 p B-7 [Cleveland - Empire]

Barlow, Bill. Excerpt from: “Delta Blues Festival 87", Living Blues, Jan/Feb 1988, p 62 [Mississipi Delta Blues Festival 1987]

Beal, Jr., Jim. Excerpt from: "There's Lots of Music Outside,” San Antonio Express-News, April 20, 1993 [San Antonio - La Semana Alegre Festival]

Bilodeau, Michael. Excerpt from: "Buddy Guy... Encore,” Le Soleil, March 22, 1992 p. A12 [Quebec City - Garnier College]

Bilodeau, Michael. Excerpt from: “Il bourlingue à travers le monde...Pas de chômage pour Buddy Guy,” Le Soleil, April 19, 1992 p A12 [Montreal - Montreal Blues Festival]

Boehm, Michael. Excerpt from: "“O.C. Blues Review – Marathon Songfest Delivers Much of What Was Promised,” Los Angeles Times, June 10, 1991 [Benson & Hedges - Costa Mesa - Pacific Ampitheatre]

Bream, Jon. Excerpt from: “Nightlife,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, Feb 12, 1993 [Minneapolis - Cabooze Bar]

Buchholz, Brad. Excerpt from: “A Feast Of The Blues Etta James Stands Out In An All-Star Field At Benson & Hedges Fest,” Dallas Morning News, June 18, 1991 [Benson & Hedges - Dallas Blues Festival]

Burton, Larry. Excerpt from: “Dog Eat Dog,” Shreveport Times, April 9, 1993 [New Orleans Jazz Festival]

Catlin, Roger. Excerpt from: “Hot Louisiana Guitarist stuns, startles at Sting,” The Hartford Courant, February 27, 1993 [Hartford - The Sting]

Chapman, Bob and Duncan, Scott. Excerpt from: “Sol/Radio 1 FM American Music Festival - Crystal Palace Bowl,” Blueprint, August 1992 p 19 [London - Crystal Palace]

Corbett, John. Excerpt from: “Caught: Chicago Blues Festival,” Downbeat, September 1992 [Chicago Blues Fest - Tribute to Lightnin Hopkins]

Darling, Cary. Excerpt from: “Blues Players Grind Out Soulful Day,” The Orange County Register, June 9, 1991 [Benson & Hedges - Costa Mesa - Pacific Ampitheatre]

Davis, Clive. Excerpt from: "Going Down a Storm; Blues,” London Times, July 7, 1992 [London - Crystal Palace]

DeVault, Russ. Excerpt from: “The Summer Beat Goes On - Critics Picks,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 11, 1993 [Atlanta - Blind Willies]

Dirks, Scott. Excerpt from: “The Ninth Chicago Blues Festival,” Blues & Rhythm, September 1992 p 7 [Chicago Blues Fest - Tribute to Lightnin Hopkins]

Dollar, Steve. Excerpt from: “Jazz Fest Music, Sun and Crawfish to Spare In Opening Weekend, 150,000 Jam to the Beat of New Orleans Rite,” Atlanta Constitution-Jornal, April 26, 1993 [New Orleans Jazz Fest - B-97 Stage]

Doob Lazar, Helen. Excerpt from: “Blues Letters - New York,” Living Blues, No. 74, 1987, p 4-6 [Shows at the Abilene Cafe opening for Jimmy Rogers and Johnny Littlejohn]

Doob Lazar, Helen. Excerpt from: “Blues Letters - New York,” Living Blues, No. 75, 1987, p 5 [Show at the Abilene Cafe playing with Hubert Sumlin and Johnny Littlejohn]

Doob Lazar, Helen. Excerpt from: “Blues Letters - New York,” Living Blues, May/June 1988, p 2 [Show at the Speakeasy opening for Gatemouth Brown]

Doob Lazar, Helen. Excerpt from: “Blues Letters - New York,” Living Blues, May/June 1988, p 3 [Show at the Speakeasy opening for Hubert Sumlin]

Doob Lazar, Helen. Excerpt from: “Blues Letters - New York,” Living Blues, July/August 1988, p 3 [Benefit performances at Under Acme and Lone Star Cafe]

Doob Lazar, Helen. Excerpt from: “Blues Letters - New York,” Living Blues, September/October 1988, p 10 [Rory Block and Hubert Sumlin]

Dunnett, Ninnian. Excerpt from: “Lady sings the blues as Buddy Plays System; Jazz; Scotland,” London Sunday Times, December 1, 1991 [Edinburgh, Scotland – Playhouse]

“Johnnie Johnson & John Campbell,” Feedback, December 1991 p 18 [London - Mean Fiddler - December 1991]

Feedback, March 16 - April 12, 1992 p 6 [London - Mean Fiddler and The Grand - March 1992]

Ferman, Dave. Excerpt from: “Campbell, Whitley Unplugged At Caravan,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, October 12, 1992 [Dallas - Caravan of Dreams]

Ferman, Dave. Excerpt from: “Critics Choice,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 10, 1992 [Dallas - Deep Ellum]

Ferman, Dave. Excerpt from: “Show Proves B.B. is Still King,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 16, 1991 [Benson & Hedges - Dallas Blues Festival]

Gerald, Jacinta. “John Campbell: The Grand - Saturday 21st March,” Feedback (UK), 13 April - 17 May 1992 p 20 [London - UK - The Grand]

Harris, Paul A. Excerpt from: “Performer Profiles,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 23, 1992 [Blues Heritage Festival]

Harris, Paul A. Excerpt from: “Heir To The Blues: Lowell Fulson Recalls Rise Of R&B,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 30, 1992 [Blues Heritage Festival]

Hill, Jack W. Excerpt from: “Baker's Dozen - Great Albums,” Democrat-Gazzette (Little Rock, AR), January 12, 1992 [Juanitas - Little Rock]

Howell, Peter. Excerpt from: “Buddy Guy Works Magic in a Show to Remember," Toronto Star, October 14, 1991 [Toronto - Bathhurst St. Theatre]

Hunt, Dennis. “John Campbell Brings Back '60s Blues at Troubadour,” Los Angeles Times, May 6, 1993 [Los Angeles – Troubador]

Kening, Dan. Excerpt from: “Park West Gets Double Delta Shot,” Chicago Tribune, October 18, 1992 [Chicago - Park West]

Kim, Jae-Ha. Excerpt from: “Fitzgerald's Fest Serves Up A Stew Of Musical Styles,” Chicago Sun - Times, June 28, 1991 [Chicago – Fitzgeralds]

Kim, Jae-Ha and DeRogatis, Jim. “Artists Dish Out Steaming Music to Hungry Crowd,” Chicago Sun – Times, June 8, 1992 [Chicago Blues Fest - Tribute to Lightnin Hopkins]

Kot, Greg. Excerpt from: “Forget drums, the Subdudes Make Their Own Kind of Music,” Chicago Tribune, September 13, 1991 [Chicago – Park West]

Nager, Larry. Excerpt from: "Fest Music Rocks Tom Lee Park,” Commercial Appeal, May 10, 1993 [Memphis - Beale Street - Tom Lee Park]

“New York Agenda,” Newsday, Oct 8, 1990 [New York - Benson & Hedges Blues Fest 1990]

Perkins, Terry. Excerpt from: “Cool & Unusual,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 14, 1993 [Memphis - Beale Street - Tom Lee Park]

Perkins, Terry. Excerpt from: “Blues Festival Pays Tribute to Townshend,” St. Louis Post - Dispatch, October 14, 1988, p 8F [Mississippi Nights]

Perkins, Terry. Excerpt from: “John Campbell, Subdudes Electrify The Audience,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 12, 1991 [Mississippi Nights]

Perkins, Terry. Excerpt from: “Post Reviewers Pick Their Top 10 Concerts Of 1991,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 2, 1992 [Mississippi Nights]

Prime, John Andrew. Excerpt from: “Clubs Alive with Sound of Music,” Shreveport Times, August 3, 1983 [Brick Street Tavern]

Racine, Marty. Excerpt from: “Festival Expands its Outlook,” Houston Chronicle, October 4, 1992 [Houston – Rockefellers]

Racine, Marty. Excerpt from: “Guy's Act Falls Short of His Rep,” Houston Chronicle, May 1, 1993 [Houston - Tower Theatre]

Racine, Marty. Excerpt from: “Rock isn't Dead/Just Listen for it Between the Claps of Blues 'Thunder’,” Houston Chronicle, January 13, 1992 [Houston - Bon Ton Room]

Revilo, Gary. “John Campbell: The Boar's Head - Wickam - 12/3/92,” Blueprint, May 1992 p 34 [Wickam - UK - The Boar's Head]

Santoro, Gene. Excerpt from: “John Lee Hooker - Buddy Guy - Tinsley Ellis - John Campbell,” Billboard, November 23, 1991 [New York City - Beacon Theatre]

Scott, Jane. Excerpt from: “Foreigner Sizzles Like the Ribs at Cook-Off,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 29, 1993 [Cleveland, OH]

Slaven, Neil. Excerpt from: “A Week of Blues and Weak Beer,” Blues & Rhythm, September 1992, p 9 [London - Crystal Palace]

Stoute, Lenny. “Campbell's Strings Suit All Styles,” The Toronto Star, February 25, 1993 [Toronto - Horseshoe Tavern]

Takiff, Jonathon. Excerpt from: “It's A Blues Who's Who,” Philadelphia Daily News, July 24, 1992 [Philadelphia - Riverblues Festival]

Weitz, Matt. Excerpt from: “Bluesman Pairs Hokum with High-Energy Playing at Deep Ellum,” Dallas Morning News, April 29, 1993 [Dallas - Deep Ellum]

Weitz, Matt. Excerpt from: “Reinventing The Blues: Whitley And Campbell Infuse An Old Form With New Meaning,”Dallas Morning News, October 12, 1992 [Dallas - Caravan of Dreams]

Wells, Paul. Excerpt from: The Legendary Buddy Guy Headlines Our Festival," Montreal Gazzette, April 24, 1992 [Montreal Blues Fest - Blues 92]

Wilde, John. Excerpt from: “Elektra Blues Showcase,” Melody Maker, January 11, 1992 [London - Mean Fiddler]

Wolff, Carlo. Excerpt from: “Working Musician Gives Lesson,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, September 16, 1991 [Cleveland – Empire]

Wolfson, Cary. Excerpt from: “Backstage Notes,” Blues Access, Spring 1999, p 5 [New Orleans Jazz Fest]

Wolfson, Cary. Excerpt from: “Festivals: Part II - Spanning Mississipi to Po River Deltas,” Blues Access, Fall 1992 p 23 [Chicago Blues Fest - Tribute to Lightnin Hopkins]

Wolfson, Cary. Excerpt from: “Summertime Blues - It's A Busy Season,” Blues Access, Summer 1993, p 20 [New Orleans Jazz Fest]

Wolfson, Cary. Excerpt from: “Sumptuous Selections,” Blues Access, Winter 1993/94, p 9 [New Orleans Jazz Fest]

Zibart, Eve. Weitz, Matt. Excerpt from: “Fugazi's Date Forces the Issue,” Washington Post, February 26, 1993 p n12 [Washington, DC - The Birchmere]

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