Chris Campbell

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He exemplifies the class of players which Know Your Bass Player reveres. As I was witness, The Silver Bullet Band were among the best backing ensembles of their era, rivaling Bruce's E Street Band and Johnny's Jukes.

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Curiously Bob Seger chose to wax a considerable number of album tracks with the Muscle Shoals rhythm section - however to my ears, those cuts lacked the muscle of the Bullet Band's classic lineup anchored by bassist Chris Campbell.

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Working the pocket with a definitive Fender tone, Campbell, in the tradition of many a master bar band bassist, moved seamlessly from rhythm & blues, funk, disco, soul, hard rock, 50s rock, and tender balladry.

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