June 14, 2024
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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.

On February 3, 2023, Larry and Teresa released their 3rd album, Live At Levon's!

On April 5th, 2024, they released their 4th album, All This Time.

  • 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 album reviews for Live At Levon's! here.

  • Read album reviews for All This Time 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 played guitar on LaVette! , Bettye LaVette's latest album. It was produced by Steve Jordan. Steve Jordan also drumed on the album and brought together a host of musicians for the project, featuring Pino Palladino on bass, Larry and Chris Bruce on guitars, and Leon Pendarvis on keyboard. Guests on the record include John Mayer, Jon Batiste, Anthony Hamilton, Steve Winwood, Ray Parker Jr., Rev. Charles Hodges, James Carter, and Pedrito Martinez.The album was released on June 16th, 2023.

Larry and Teresa are guests on Buddy and Julie Miller's album, In The Throes. They sing on “We’re Leavin'". The new album combines country, gospel, blues and R&B. The album was released on September 22, 2023.

Larry plays violin on The Galahad Blues, a new album from Rees Shad released on March 1, 2024.

Larry plays electric guitar and fiddle on Mind, Man, Medicine, a new album from The Secret Sisters to be released on March 29, 2024.

 

 

Fur Peace Ranch with Teresa Williams and Jorma Kaukonen (April 2019)
 
 
Latest Album Productions:
  • Larry produced his 4th album with Teresa Williams titled All This Time. It was released on April 5th, 2024. All This Time contains 10 tracks (7 original songs written by Larry and 3 cover songs). Other musicians on the album include Justin Guip (drums/percussion), Bill Payne (organ), Brian Mitchell (accordion/organ) and Brandon Morrison (bass/vocals). Justin Guip engineered and mixed the album. Cover songs on the album include "I Love You" (Julie Miller), "Pretty and The Fair" (Jesse Colin Young), and "That's All It Took" (George Jones, Darrell Edwards and Charlotte Grier). Levon Helm contributed a posthumous drum performance on "That's All It Took". Original songs include , "Desert Island Dreams", "All This Time", "Ride With Me", "The Way You Make Me Feel", "I Think About You", "A Little Better" and "We Done Earned It".

    Read album reviews for All This Time here.

  • 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 was 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 .

    Read album reviews for Live At Levon's! here.

  • Larry produced Rusty Truck's self titled album released on February 24, 2023. The album also features Sheryl Crow and Jakob Dylan. The 10-song collection blends old school country tradition with the lush, theatrical flare of a film score. Rusty Truck frontman Mark Seliger also happens to be one of the modern era’s preeminent portrait photographers. Sheryl Crow is featured on "Find My Way" and "Corner of Life" and Jakob Dylan is featured on "Bless My Soul". Larry plays all stringed instruments on the album (except bass).

     

    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