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Somewhere in the mountains

Roland Van Campenhout (performer)
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Somewhere in the mountains

Roland Van Campenhout (performer)
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Title
Somewhere in the mountains
Performer
Roland Van Campenhout 1945-
Publisher
Meyer Records, 2019
2 cd's + bonus-dvd-video + blaadje
Playing time
01:20:18
EAN
4260088442338
CDR
JAX7759

About Roland Van Campenhout

CC BY-SA 3.0 - Image by Michiel Hendryckx

Roland Van Campenhout or in short Roland (Boom, 1944) is a Flemish blues musician.

Roland grew up in the Rupel area. His father, a jazzmusician, drowned when he was 5. Roland left home at the age of 14. He did not get involved with music until the age of 20. He played in the skifflegroup, the William & Roland Skiffle Group, and the folk duo Miek en Roel.

In 1969 he changed to another genre: blues, while also still experimenting with other styles during his career such as country, worldmusic, folk and rock. Roland discovered this genre when he saw John Lee Hooker perform in café De Muze in Antwerpen. He broke through during Jazz Bilzen, where he established his reputation as a live artist.

The 1970s and '80s

During the 70's he joined Rory Gallagher's band and toured around the world, even to Singapore. He performed with Tim Hardin, Leo Kottke and Ian Anderso…Read more on Wikipedia