He worked on many soul, pop and disco recordings of the 1960s and 1970s, including recordings by Dionne Warwick, Eric Carmen, The Stylistics, Dazz Band, Millie Jackson, Chambers Brothers, Peaches & Herb, Sha Na Na, Grand Funk Railroad, Stevie Wonder, The 5th Dimension, Martha Reeves, The Supremes, Parliament, and Tommy James.
He co-produced and arranged Gladys Knight and The Pips's 1973 number one hit, "Midnight Train to Georgia", which was awarded a Grammy Award. He co-wrote and produced the group's 1974 hit, "I Feel A Song" which was a Billboard R&B number one (#21 pop).
In the early 1970s, he spent some time working in Detroit with Motown and also the Holland-Dozier-Holland production team on their Invictus and Hot Wax labels before returning to his New Jersey base. In the late 70s and early 80s, he co-owned a recording label, Venture Records, whose biggest success came in 1982 with Canadian duo, Cheri. Their song, "Murphy's Law" reached #5 R&B, #39 pop.
Later in his career, Camillo turned to writing and scoring for film and television. In 1994, he founded Venture Music Group, a licensing group, and served as its CEO. He still runs his own studio in New Jersey which he has operated for over 30 years.
- Management Team at VMG Poised for Market Shift. Market Wire, July 2004. Accessed November 26, 2007.
- Tony Camillo at Allmusic.com
- Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits. 7th edn, 2000
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 90. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.