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Music, The Lonesome Ballad of Jim Campilongo

The Lonesome Ballad of Jim Campilongo

All she wanted was to hear "Mustang Sally," and Jim Campilongo wasn't having any of it. The guitarist was playing one of what's been many nights at the Paradise Lounge over the years. And while he's best known for the…
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No Hillbilly Yngwie

One way to tell that Jim Campilongo isn't your typical country-music bumpkin is by his indefatigable, neurotic energy. "I played in straight country bands for a while. It takes some of those guys a full minute to say an eight-word…
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