Updated November 30 , 2022
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Teresa Williams, Larry Campbell and Levon Helm

Larry Campbell is a three-time Grammy Award winning producer. Larry produced Levon Helm's Electric Dirt, which won a Grammy for Best Americana Album of 2009. Electric Dirt was the follow-up release to Dirt Farmer, which won the 2007 Grammy for Best Traditional Folk Album and which Larry also produced (with Amy Helm). In addition, Larry produced Levon Helm's last release, Ramble At The Ryman which won a 2011 Grammy for Best Americana Album.

In 2008, Larry was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his instrumental work from The Americana Music Association.

In 2013, The Americana Music Association named Larry Instrumentalist of the Year .

 

 

 

Click here for ticket info for shows with Teresa Williams.

 

 

 

Larry generally performs with his wife, Teresa Williams. This photo is from the November/December 2011 cover of Ulster Magazine where Larry and Teresa were featured in an article.

On June 23rd, 2015, Larry and Teresa released their first self-titled album together. On September 15, 2017, they released a followup album, Contraband Love.

  • Larry and Teresa have a webpage: Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams
  • Read album reviews for Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams here.

  • Read album reviews for Contraband Love here.

  • Read about It Was The Music, a film (10 episodes) that chronicles the lives of Larry and Teresa, here. The film premiered on December 13th, 2020 and was directed by filmmaker Mark Moskowitz. It is available on Amazon and FANS. An album soundtrack has also been released and is available on Larry and Teresa's website. The soundtrack was produced by Mark McKenna.

 


Larry plays octave mandolin on The Pine Cats' album, Bedouin Breakfast , their debut album released on October 24, 2022.

Larry started recording with Bettye LaVette for her next album.

Larry plays on Tyler Thompson's self titled album due out later this year. Steve Jordan produced the album.

Larry plays on Janie Barnett's upcoming Cole Porter album release due out soon.

 

 

Fur Peace Ranch with Teresa Williams and Jorma Kaukonen (April 2019)
 
 
Latest Album Productions:
  • Larry produced Live At Levon's!, a live album that Larry and Teresa recorded at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, New York on September 20 and 21, 2019. Other musicians on the album include Jesse Murphy (bass, tuba, harmony vocals), Justin Guip (drums), and Brian Mitchell (keyboards, accordion, harmonica). The recording is due to be released on February 3rd, 2023.

    One song on the album, "Angel Of Darkness", was co-written by Larry and Jorma Kaukonen. The song also appears on Hot Tuna's album, Steady As She Goes.

    Cover songs on the album include "Let Us Get Together" (Reverend Gary Davis), "Darlin' Be Home Soon" (John Sebastian), "I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow" (Carter Family), "Caravan" (Duke Ellington/Juan Tizol), "Old Dangerfield" (Bill Monroe), "Big River" (Johnny Cash), "Success" (Johnny Mullins) and "Yeah Yeah Yeah" (Louis Prima/Milton Kaback).

    Other songs on the album include "Surrender to Love" (Larry Campbell) which appears on Larry and Teresa's self titled album, and "When I Stop Loving You" (Larry Campbell and William Bell) and "It Ain't Gonna Be A Good Night" (Larry Campbell) which appear on Contraband Love .

  • In March and April of this year, Larry produced songs for Roger Street Friedman's new album, Love Hope Trust. They were joined by Friedman's band to record new folk/Americana songs. Larry played multiple instruments on the album, including guitars, pedal steel, and fiddle. Other artists on the album include Jason Crosby on keyboards, Teresa Williams and Lucy Kaplansky on background vocals and Gil Goldstein on accordian. The album was released on November 4th, 2022.

  • Larry produced Mike Mangione's sixth studio album, Blood and Water which was released in October 2022. The band for the album includes Justin Guip on drums, Byron Issacs on bass, Tom Mangione on electric guitar, and Will Bryant on keyboards and accordion. Larry also played on the album with guitars, pedal steel, and fiddle.

  • Larry recently produced the long awaited album, Carry Me Home, by Levon Helm and Mavis Staples. It was released on May 20th, 2022.

     

    Willie Nelson was a special guest on Kinky Friedman's album. (July 2019)  

 

 

 

The Guitar of Larry Campbell - Interpreting the Gospel Songs and Style of Rev. Gary Davis, an instructional video, is available at Homespun Tapes. Larry and and Teresa Williams offer dynamic performances of five songs by the legendary master, and then Larry breaks down each one, covering both accompaniment and lead parts for learning players.

 


With Jackie Greene - Columbus, Ohio 2008