Jon Campbell

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For the Scottish singer and producer, see Jon Campbell (producer). For the British religious scholar, see Jonathan Campbell.
Jon Campbell
Jon Campbell songwriter in 2013.jpg
Jon Campbell in 2013.
Background information
Genres folk music
Notable instruments

Jon Campbell is a United States musician and songwriter based in Narragansett, Rhode Island. He has also been a commercial fisherman.[1] Most of his songs are of nautically-themed folk songs, many of them humorous. Two of his best-known humorous songs are Tanqueray Martini-O! and Frederick's of Galilee. In 2009, a compilation CD called "Yup, I Said That" was released consisting of covers of many of his songs by several well-known folk performers.[2]


  • Keep On Fishin'
  • Catch & Release
  • Wish I'd Said That
  • Yup, I Said That
  • Bycatch

With North Star Music:

  • New England Christmastide vols 1 & 2
  • New England Yuletide
  • Wind in the Rigging


  1. ^ "The Lives of the Fishermen: The music of Jon Campbell comes to Annapolis Maritime Museum on Sunday, March 28," news release on website of Annapolis Maritime Museum. (Accessed at on June 27, 2009.)
  2. ^ "Campbell reels in songs that got away" by Rick Massimo. The Providence Journal Sunday, November 29, 2009. (Accessed via the Journal's website June 27, 2010.)