Tenor balladeer Albert Campbell began his recording career on Berliner Records in 1897. While he was the solo voice behind the #1 hits My Wild Irish Rose (1899), Ma Blushin Rosie (1900) and Love Me and the World is Mine (1906), he achieved his greatest success collaborating with Henry Burr.
The duo recorded eight #1 hits including When I Was Twenty-One and You Were Sweet Sixteen (1912), The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1913), Im On My Way to Mandalay (1914), Close to My Heart (1915) Theres a Quaker Down in Quaker Town (1916), Lookout Mountain (1917), Till We Meet Again (1919) and Im Forever Blowing Bubbles (1919).
Campbell was also part of the Columbia Male Quartet, the Sterling Trio and most notably the Peerless Quartet. From 1904 through 1926, Peerless was responsible for over 100 top ten hit recordings including the #1 hits Youre the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline (1904), Let Me Call You Sweetheart (1911), I Didnt Raise My Boy to Be A Soldier (1915), My Bird of Paradise (1915), The Lights of My Home Town (1916), Over There (1917) and I Dont Know Where Im Going But Im On My Way (1918).
Albert Campbell died on January 25, 1947 at the age of 74.