In this Sterling Campbell Interview, LOADS of stories: How a chance encounter in the lobby of his building changed the entire course of his life, how NYC kept his thirst for music quenched… playing with David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper (and why he turned the gig down at first), Duran Duran & how he started using drugs and living the “Rock Star” life, Eric Clapton, Nile Rogers, Soul Asylum, Nona Hendryx, B-52’s… a serendipitous encounter with Falun Gong members which led to sobriety and inner peace, his crazy trip to China, Sal & Carmines, NYC, and why music was “Like The Avengers…” GREAT Convo with a first class guy who keeps it 100% REAL
NYC Drummer most well-known for his tenure with David Bowie, toured and recorded with David from 1992 (Black Tie / White Noise), on over 30 LPs through David’s passing in 2016. Sterling has also recorded & toured with Cyndi Lauper, Cameo, Nile Rogers & Chic, David Byrne, Jewel, Natalie Merchant, Earl Slick, Eric Clapton, Suzanne Vega, Nona Hendryx, Natalie Merchant, Tina Turner & others… was a member of Duran Duran and Soul Asylum,. He’s been playing and touring on and off with The B-52’s since the early 90’s and is currently their Music Director.
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