Ben Harper

Recensie: Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite – No Mercy In This Land

5 april 2018|Categories: Recensies|Tags: , |

Na een zweverige begintoon van zo’n 10 seconden barsten oude rot Charlie Musselwhite (1944) en ‘jonkie’ Ben Harper (1969) los op hun nieuwe album. De toon is meteen gezet: dit wordt een stevig bluesalbum. Enige nadeel van het album is dat het maar kort duurt. Nog geen 40 minuten… Maar die minuten zijn gelukkig wel allemaal de moeite waard!

Blues Magazine Radio 111 I Album Tip: Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite – No Mercy In This Land

29 maart 2018|Categories: Blues Magazine Radio|Tags: , , |

Also in this mix new songs and releases from: Honey Creek, Albert Cummings, Kaz Hawkins, Budda Power Blues, Mud Morganfield, Skaevver, Chip Taylor, Erja Lyytinen, Bart Walker, Wille And The Bandits, Vince Vallicelli & Freddie Maguire, Wil Hoge, Sean Chambers Band, Tracy Grammer, Oscar Wilson, Savoy Brown. Enjoy!

Interview: Ben Harper

6 mei 2016|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , |

For now, Harper is again riding high, happy to be back with his old buddies, The Innocent Criminals, recording, touring, meeting the public and generally having fun out on the road, albeit travelling a care-worn musical highway that can be tiring at times.

Ben Harper and Mother Ellen Harper Announce New Album Childhood Home

24 maart 2014|Categories: Nieuws, Releases|Tags: |

Ben Harper and his mother Ellen have collaborated to create "Childhood Home" (Prestige Folklore), an absorbing, deeply personal collection of original songs set for release on May 6, 2014. Landing the week before Mother's Day, the ten songs on "Childhood Home," six written by Ben and four written by Ellen, explore the intricacies of family life with honesty and generous intimacy.

BEN HARPER WITH CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE – Get Up!

30 december 2012|Categories: Releases|Tags: , , |

Ben Harper has teamed with renowned harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite to create Get Up!, a piercing song-cycle of struggle and heart, slated for release by Stax Records/Concord Music Group on January 29th, 2013. Recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Harper, Get Up!, is his 12th studio album and first new recording since 2011's Give Till It's Gone (Virgin). "Charlie and I have been looking to make this record for over ten years and now that we've gotten to it," stated Harper, "I can't wait to play it live."