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Full Name:  John Richard Campbell   (a.k.a. Johnny)
Born:  March 26th, 1947 in Christchurch, N.Z.
Musical Background:  Christchurch Cathedral Choir (1955-60)
Career Began:  1962
Recording Label:  Robbins
First Single:  Murphy The Surfie b/w April In Portugal  RRSP36
Biggest Single:  My Girl b/w I Just Can't Go To Sleep  RRSP54
Residencies:  Surf City, Laredo Nightspot, The Mecca
Community Activities:  Carlyle Street Sunday Youth Club
Shows:  Opened for The Rolling Stones, Christchurch (1965)
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Website:  www.johnnycampbell.co.nz

Award presented 2009 Award presented 2008

  Johnny Campbell and The Detours (Surf City)

Surf City

Johnny Campbell and The Detours (Laredo Nitespot)

The Laredo Nitespot

Johnny Campbell and The Detours (Carlyle Street)

The Carlyle Street Teenage Club

 

Johnny Campbell and The Detours (5-piece) - Johnny Campbell (Lead), Trevor Wright (Bass), Jim Phillips (Sax), Paul Sargison (Rhythm), John Clinton (Drums)

  Johnny Campbell and The Detours (Carlyle Street)

The Carlyle Street Teenage Club

Johnny Campbell and The Detours (Laredo Nitespot)

The Laredo Nitespot

Johnny Campbell and The Detours (Laredo Nitespot)

The Laredo Nitespot

 

Johnny Campbell and The Detours (4-piece) - John Clinton (Drums), Trevor Wright (Bass), Johnny Campbell (Lead), Brian Bligh (Rhythm) and ultimately Larry McKay (Rhythm)