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Ben Harper

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Born: Oct 28, 1969 in Claremont, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Folk, R&B
Biography: Combining funky, groove-laden soul with handcrafted acoustic folk-rock, Ben Harper enjoyed cult status during the course of the '90s before gaining wider attention toward the decade's end. As a young artist, he drew his influences from classic singer/songwriters, blues revivalists, guitar slingers, and ...Read full biography
Fight For Your Mind
Released: 1995
Label: EMI
Critics' Rating:
Fight for Your Mind fully embraces Ben Harper's influences (Dylan, Marley, Havens, and Hendrix) into a complete sound while simultaneously broadening his thematic and musical palette. Oliver Charles' tactile ...Read full review
Live from the Montreal International Jazz Festival
Released: 2010
Label: Virgin
Critics' Rating:
Ben Harper is no stranger to live albums. This is his sixth. That said, it is the first with the Relentless 7, an Austin TX-based trio Harper hooked up with to record the stellar White Lies for Dark Times. ...Read full review
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