I love it when there’s a new video by The Marcus King Band. In this clip, the band performs “Goodbye Carolina,” which is backed by bassist Stephen Campbell. The tune starts out soft and sweet before the band kicks things into a nice groove.
The Marcus King Band visited Paste Studios last week, and their performance of “Homesick” just knocked me out. Stephen Campbell holds it down on this one, with one funky groove.
The Marcus King Band has just released Carolina Confessions, an album of 10 brand new songs written by the guitarist/vocalist. Drawing on blues, southern rock, and Americana, the album is deeply personal to King. “Every tune on this record is based around a central theme, which is that none of us are blameless at the end of a relationship,” he...
I’m looking forward to seeing The Marcus King Band later this summer as part of Tedeschi Trucks Band’s Wheels of Soul Tour 2018. Here’s a great live performance of the band performing last year at the Reevestock Music Festival. The tune is “So Cold”, which features Stephen Campbell once again holding down a sweet groove on his P-bass.
Each summer the Tedeschi Trucks Band puts on their Wheels of Soul Tour with a killer lineup. This year is no different as the band has tapped Drive-By Truckers and The Marcus King Band to join them on the 19-date trek. “We all draw from some of the same roots,” co-bandleader Derek Trucks explains. “But we also share a different...
One of my favorite tracks on the Marcus King Band’s is “Jealous Man.” Here’s a stripped-down version of the tune, with King on guitar and vocals, Stephen Campbell on bass and Jack Ryan on percussion.
I’ve been listening to a lot of The Marcus King Band lately and stumbled on this video of them performing live for Jam in the Van. Bassist Stephen Campbell lays down some sweet P-bass goodness on the soulful “Rita is Gone,” which appears on the band’s last year.