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Recording Moving Forward

One year almost to the day since we started this project we finished mixing. Now it’s at the mastering house getting ready for completion. Soon we’ll have in our hands twelve amazing funky, bluesy, soulful Americana songs known collectively as…

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Northern Roots – Southern Soul

An exciting new album is in the works with the working title “Northern Roots – Southern Soul”.

Why that title? Lots of meaning. In a nutshell, I was born and raised in the northeastern United States. My first foray into…

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Four New Songs Coming

My girl has inspired me to get blogging about my craft. Here we go …

Raymond, Mississippi is the home of AVA Entertainment, a recording studio owned and operated by Tom Easley. In June of 2021 Debbie and I landed…

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Wholy Devoted – Part I

My first album since 2011 was a fun project with my lovely wife, traveling companion and percussionist, Debbie. Acoustic guitar and percussion spiced with Native American flute and creative arranging make this a cool album of songs spanning my years…

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We Live In A Dangerous World

     My friends, we live in a very dangerous world. It’s getting more dangerous everywhere. I believe America is on the verge of a major, radical change. If you thought that already happened, well, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. We have…

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First Concert in Cyber Space

Last night I had an amazing experience with the 21st century world of computers: Debbie and I did our first “live streaming” concert.

 

Howie & Debbie Campbell

There we were in the control center of Inspirational Country Radio with station…

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Back In The Saddle

[contact-form] Just noticed it’s been a long since I posted on the blog. With so much to do getting and staying on the road, it seems like a couple good things took a back seat. Like doing our end of…

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You Just Never Know

While driving through New Mexico from playing engagements in Texas to visit my grandchildren, I was led to meet  a man I didn’t know prior to that fateful encounter.

Turns out Clovis, New Mexico was “put on the map” by…

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Thoughts on the Music Scene

Another attempt to connect with someone to help with booking our tour produced the same results as in the past: “book yourself, kid”. As I’ve known for some time, the major labels control the industry. This affects everything from booking…

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Computer Baby

It seems like everyone is on Face Book, or doing business on Ebay, or twittering these days. So, when Debbie went to college to beef up her computer savvy, I wrote this blues song. It just sort up popped up…

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On The Road Again

Debbie and I are traveling down I-81 headed for Nashville, TN. On the horizon looms many things: Wayfarin Strangers Amped CD release party, I-40 in Arkansas closed due to the Spring River flooding, Grandkids, lots of cool events being planned…

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Getting Ready – Great Circle USA 2011

Debbie and I embark on The Great Circle USA 2011 soon. It’s always tough to book the tour while maintaining the ongoing activities. I’m writing this from Charlottesville, VA after a very successful CD Release Party. Wayfarin Strangers Amped is…

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