Jimmy Campbell

Jimmy Campbell (1944–2007) was an English singer-songwriter from Liverpool who started in the 1960s beat group The Kirkbys, which morphed into psych-pop legends The 23rd Turnoff. As a solo artist, he released the albums Son of Anastasia (Fontana, 1969), Half Baked (Vertigo, 1970), and Jimmy Campbell’s Album (Philips, 1972). His partnership with bassist Bill Kinsley (The Merseybeats, Liverpool Express) yielded 1971/72 releases as Rockin’ Horse and Atlantis.

He was born James Campbell on January 4, 1944, in Kirby, Merseyside.


  • Son of Anastasia (1969)
  • Half Baked (1970)
  • Jimmy Campbell’s Album (1972)
  • Troubadour Lost Recordings 1965 – 1991 (archival, 2012)
  • Live 1977 (archival, 2011)


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