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Jim Campilongo- Best of Volume One Preorder now and save! This title will be available January 31
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    Jim Campilongo - The Best of Jim Campilongo Volume One - LP
    Preorder now and save! This title will be available January 31 2020!

    Thrilling attack & luminous melodic invention!
• Cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed at RTI!
• A career encompassing look at one of today's most unique players!
• Includes previously unissued tracks, and packaged in a gatefold jacket with notes from David Fricke!

    Riveting six-string slinging from Jim Campilongo, who flexes the extremes of his instrument and amplification in jubilant trips through explosive technique and free-rock verve. Selected by the guitarist from his story so far, featuring tracks from a previously unreleased session, and pressed at RTI!

For almost 17 years, guitarist Jim Campilongo has been the most exciting and reliable answer to this New York rock & roll question: Where can I go, especially on a Monday night, to get my mind blown by six singing-treble strings, classic Fender-amp reverb and the American musical encyclopedia? Upon moving to the city from his native San Francisco in 2002, Campilongo started a weekly residency at the Knitting Factory, then took his Telecaster fire over to Mondays in the electrically charged intimacy of the Living Room on Ludlow Street. When gentrification swallowed that beloved space in 2013, he moved a couple of blocks uptown to Rockwood Music Hall, which isn't that much bigger (despite the name) and where it is business as usual – blues fundamentals and country comforts with vigorous psychedelic spirit – whenever Campilongo plugs in with his trio.

Campilongo is one of those steady, working warriors on the road and records that, if you didn't know him by name before now, you have probably heard with Norah Jones – in their country-rock project the Little Willies – and in other stellar, eclectic company including J.J. Cale, Burning Spear, and Emmylou Harris; the alt-rock band Cake; and jamming friends like the avant-rock and Wilco guitarist Nels Cline.

    Jim’s Blues • The Prettiest Girl In New York • Jimi Jam • Coal (previously unissued)• Lola, My Baby’s Coming Home • Twister • Orange • I’m Helen Keller And You’re A Waffle Iron • Awful Pretty, Pretty Awful • In A Sentimental Mood (previously unissued)
  • Ordered! Very excited for it to arrive - looks great!
  • Hi Dougg I received a few LP's yesterday and it's absolutely top-notch. It's the best packaging and vinyl I've ever been associated with. Thank you for buying my music. All the best - Jim
  • I just had the new album delivered to my front door on this very snowy Midwest morning! Such a cool surprise as I wasn't expecting this until after the 31st. I bought a new stylus just for this record...I guess the snow-shoveling will have to wait...until way, way later:)
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  • Thank you Danny- I got mine and I'm very happy with the packaging and sound.
  • Mine arrived today, too. The gatefold cover, the liner notes, everything first class all the way. Spinning vinyl this weekend!
  • Hi Brian - It's pretty nice...
  • David Fricke's liner notes describe your style perfectly and..not to detract from the superior vinyl experience...iTunes has the single "Coal" and "In A Sentimental Mood" available for download for $1.99! Hope you see something from that...
  • Danny - It's a great looking LP -thank you for buying my music and have a great day - Jim

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