In 2011 Singer/Songwriter Preston Camp, Jr. was awarded the Gone To Texas Award at the 9th Annual Texas Music Awards Show in Linden, Texas. His new album released in January of 2012, "July 9th In Linden' Texas" climbed immediately to #3 in the Top 200 on The International Country Music Airplay Chart launched from The Netherlands with 4 songs from the album landing in the Top 40 in 4 consecutive weeks. The album remains in the Top 200 on the Chart.
His Debut Album "Anywhere, Texas" stayed on the Chart for 121 consecutive weeks on The ROOTS MUSIC REPORT, "The #1 Independent, International Chart in the World" in the category of TRUE COUNTRY in the TOP 50 and is now back on the Chart in the Top 50 in TRUE COUNTRY and has been there for the past 6 months. His 4th album release, "Cowgirls R' Cool" landed at #17 in the TOP 20 on The ROOTS MUSIC REPORT for the Sate of Georgia in all Genres.
The following is the Review From My Texas Music www.mytexasmusic.com/prestoncampjr :
COWGIRLS R' COOL
© 2009 Red Note Records
Review by Lucky Boyd
Sometimes a Texan can be such by birth or residence, but there are times when one can be Texan by philosphy. Even the Academy of Texas Music Inc. states in its mission statement that it,"...promotes worldwide recognition and perpetuation of Texas Music and the musicians of the State of Texas, whether they are Texans by birth, residence, or philosophy." Well, there you have it. That's all you need to welcome Preston Camp, Jr. as an honorary Texan. His first three albums, ANYWHERE,TEXAS, TIMETRAVELER, GOIN' TO TEXAS, were just laying the foundation for his 2009 release, COWGIRLS R' COOL. The overseas DJs have given Camp a phenomenal amount of airplay and have written great things about him. Some have compared him to superstars whose names you would know. In the category of 'let the music speak for itself', Camp is a prolific songwriter. His performances contain enough attitude to easily convince you each cut was penned while basking in Texas sun. Camp opens with a drinking song which endears him to Texans immediately, but he continues with songs about cowgirls, whiskey, armadillos, and, well...whiskey. How much more Texan can you get? Camp's approach to his performances is simplistic and concise as he showcases the lyrics with his warm and comfortable voice. You might have to use your imagination to see Georgia as a geographical part of deep East Texas, but somewhere on the fringe of Atlanta is a little piece of Texas dirt where Preston Camp, Jr. calls home. Whether you are a fan of Texas music or a musician who makes it, you should listen to this album if for no other reason than to hear a slightly different edge to the music that helps define the uniqueness of Texas. All the elements of fine Texas music are in place,..." READ THE FULL REVIEW at mytexasmusic.com