Jon Campbell

Jon Campbell

b. March 4, 1951, Providence
d. January 9, 2022, Charlestown

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Multi-instrumentalist Campbell was a prolific composer of humorous and poignant songs about life on the ocean and in the Ocean State. Tunes include "The Palatine" (covered prominently by the Blackstone Valley band Pendragon), "The Providence Waltz," "Frederick's of Galilee," "Federal Hillbillies," "Roomful of Quahogs," and "One Clam Cake."

Campbell was recognized as a Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Folk Artist in 1982, and inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame in 2019.

Winnebacome, Winnebago

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