Interview: Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams on Marital Collaboration, Levon Helm and Why 'It Was The Music'

Larry and Teresa sat down for an interview with Dean Budnick of Relix Magazine to talk about their marriage, collaboration with Levon Helm, and It Was the Music.

LARRY CAMPBELL: He originally wanted this to be a two-hour art-house film with a limited theme about music and the communication that happens between a musician and a listener. Then as things went on, he realized that there were other aspects to the story he was telling. Like Teresa said, this project showed him what it wanted to be. And it turned into this 10-part series because he ended up going a lot deeper than he thought he was going to go.

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Barry on the Beat Covers It Was the Music

"For starters, Larry and Teresa are the stars of this show. But their relationship is what truly takes center stage in this series. The dynamic that binds them together, their dedication to their craft and each other, colored by playful on-stage banter and off-stage determination — it all illustrates how neither musician forgets that they are in this game to have fun."

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Ink 19 Reviews the It Was The Music Premiere Live Stream

Jeremy Glazier of Ink 19 gave a glowing review for It Was The Music and its live stream premiere.

"Mark Moskowitz has compiled an amazing 10 episode series... I can only say that the series is a must see, not only for fans of Americana music but any music in general. It Was The Music nails home the fact that the music is what will always be about at the heart of it all."

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You can watch the full live stream premiere event here.

True View Reviews on It Was the Music

Film critic Mark Saldana of True View Reviews watched It Was the Music and had this to say: 

"Director Mark Moskowitz has made a soulful series that is not only a portrait of a married couple of musical artists, but is also a bit of a history lesson when it comes to the influence of Roots music on Rock ‘n Roll."

Read the full review here.

Mark Moskowitz on Selig Film News

Mark sat down with Gadi Elkon of Selig Film News to talk about the making of It Was the Music.

Listen to the interview here.

Director Mark Moskowitz on Bagels and Broadway with Valerie Smaldone

Valerie Smaldone sat down with It Was the Music director, Mark Moskowitz to talk about It Was the Music on her radio show, "Bagels and Broadway". 

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Mark, Larry, and Teresa on Radical Imagination (MNN)

Mark, Larry, and Teresa joined Jim Vrettros on Manhatten Neighborhood Network's Radical Imagination Episode #304 to talk about It Was the Music.

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Larry and Teresa on MILLING ABOUT with Robin Milling

Check out the great conversation Larry and Teresa had with Robin Milling on her web show, "Milling About"

Endeavors Radio & Podcast Interviews

Dan McPeake's interviewed Larry, Teresa, and Mark on his show, Endeavors. Check out the interviews here!

Interview with Larry and Teresa: Episode 300

For years, multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell was a backing musician for both Levon Helm and Bob Dylan. He has also recorded with Sheryl Crow, BB King, Paul Simon, k.d. lang, Cyndi Lauper and Hot Tuna. Teresa Williams has appeared as a backing vocalist for Mavis Staples, Emmylou Harris and Jackson Browne. Recently, the husband-and-wife started writing, recording, and touring together. They are also the subjects of the new TV Documentary series It Was The Music, currently airing on Amazon as well as, Also, Larry and Teresa share their favourite memories of Levon Helm.

Interview with Mark Moskowitz: Episode 299

Mark Moskowitz is a documentary filmmaker and producer known for his "issue-oriented" media. He was a "pollie" - political media's highest award for five consecutive years. In 2002 he released his first feature-length documentary Stone Reader. He has a new 10 part series It Was The Music which focuses on the lives and careers of Americana music power couple Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams. The series is being released weekly on as well as Amazon.

American Blues Scene Article

It Was The Music is joined today by a stellar soundtrack collecting previously unreleased music from Campbell and Williams, including very special new renditions of songs made famous by The Band, Grateful Dead, Little Feat, Buffalo Springfield, and more, performed alongside such friends as Patty Griffin,  Buddy Miller, Bill Payne, and the late Levon Helm’s world famous Midnight Ramble Band.

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Artist Spotlight: 'It Was the Music' featuring Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

Something magical happens at concerts when the lights go up, the musicians walk onstage and hit those first notes on their instruments or belt out the first few phrases of a song. We’re transported, carried away from the worries that occupy our lives...

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Listen to the music inspired by the new series “It Was The Music” featuring Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams out on Red Poppy Entertainment. Full album out and series premiere on Sunday, December 13th!