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Scott began writing poetry at the age of seven and songs at age eight. He taught himself drums, guitar, sax, piano, and recording production while in his teens. Scott has received 21 ASCAP songwriting awards and has been played on radio worldwide. He also has acted in several motion pictures including "Mirror Mirror", "Hoffa", and the earliest American karaoke videos. He has designed his own line of guitars and amplifiers found at CampbellGuitars.com. Scott also invented the "CAMPBELL FLOATING NECK" string bending system (patent pending).
Roger McGuinn (The BYRDS), Scott Campbell
Why this name?
This is my birth name.
Do you play live?
Scott has performed across America from Los Angeles to New York City as well as Chicago, Toronto, Cleveland, etc. His music has aired on over 80 U.S. radio stations, Canada's CBC Radio Network, and across Europe and Australia. Scott Campbell's music was featured at the 2006 International Auto Show.
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
The Internet has freed the artist from the major labels and media marketing cartels, allowing them diect contact with their audience. It has never been more needed than now.
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
"THE DECLINE & FALL OF SCOTT CAMPBELL" CD, Nebula Records, 2000
19th Century Romantic composers (Rimsky-Korsakov, Grieg), The Byrds, Beatles, Moody Blues, early Pink Floyd ('67-'71), King Crimson, Roger McGuinn.
Anywhere but Detroit.
6 & 12 string electric guitars (Epiphone, Rickenbacker, Campbell), acoustic guitar, drums, mandolin, alto sax, oboe, autoharp, Mellotron, violin, Hammond organ, piano, & misc. percussion.
Visit www.campbellguitars.com for info on the limited edition (75 total) Campbell-Macaferri hollowbody electric guitar.
State Theater, Detroit
Live in concert
Scott, October 2015