Joe The Bluesman

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  • 01/15/2022
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Joe The Bluesman lives out his convictions and lays out his soul in his music. You can hear in the way he sings and you can feel it in the way he plays the guitar. The new king of blues, Joe is on a mission to bring blues back to the forefront of the music scene. "I feel that a lot of the quality has left the music these days," Joe The Bluesman says. "I want to make great quality music that moves people, and that will be the driving force behind the music's success."

Joe recently released his latest single "I Was Born American," on April 15th, 2020 to all major streaming platforms. A lyric video is planned to be released to the single this fall. 


Joe The Bluesman aka Joe Campobasso was born in Kansas City in 1954. Early in his childhood, his parents moved to Huntington Beach, California where he would spend most of his youth. A natural musician, he was already playing the violin by the third grade, and by high school, he was playing in the school's band. Joe also played bass in a band during his teen years known as "Pimit Creek," who mainly played CSN&Y covers. Joe's musical influences include Count Basis and Sarah Vaughn. After high school, he put music as a profession aside stating "I have always had an interest in music but I had to put music as a side interest, like so many people I took the time to raise my family. Three years ago I said goodbye to my day job to make music my number one priority."


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Chris Keplinger

Joe the Bluesman releases lost single from the New Wave era!

A single recorded in August of 1984 in an analog 32 channel studio in San Diego is about to hit the airwaves!

The single, Sea of Loneliness, mastered on old reel to reel tape was lost  for more than 3 decades was recently found and digitized for release.  In this original song, Joe plays all the guitar and bass parts, singing like a choir boy whose voice hasn't dropped yet!

Joe's song asks the question, where is the one you kissed first? Backed up with a firey lead guitar that seems to emote the anguish of the question.

So take a listen to the old new stock from the Bluesman,

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Release Format: Single
Release Type: Digital
Country: United States
Distributor: distrokid
Release Title: Sea of Loneliness
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