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Eddie C. Campbell: Tear This World Up

Read "Tear This World Up" reviewed by Nic Jones


Eddie C. Campbell might have been born in Mississippi, but it's his mastery of Chicago blues, and more particularly the west side variant of the form, that he's known for. He's a guitar slinger of the first order too, one of the few who can still get sufficient life out of the blues form, as opposed to resorting to overplaying and histrionics for spurious effect.

He was also Magic Sam's best friend, but that wouldn't amount to much if it ...

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Eddie C. Campbell: Tear This World Up

Read "Tear This World Up" reviewed by John Barron


A native of Duncan, Mississippi, guitarist/vocalist Eddie C. Campbell is one of the last of the originators of the West Side sound of Chicago blues still performing in their prime. Campbell began his recording career with a handful of singles in the sixties, but the record that put him on the blues map was King of the Jungle (Mr. Blues, 1977). Tear This World Up is Campbell's debut for Delmark Records and a sizzling set of funky blues served up ...


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