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Ben Harper is tagged as: singer-songwriter, folk, acoustic, rock, alternative

Ben Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American Grammy-winner singer and songwriter. A native of California, he grew up listening to blues, folk, soul, rnb, and reggae. Harper’s blend of groove-laden funky soul and folky handcrafted acoustics helped him to gain cult status during the course of the 1990s and widespread attention toward the end of the decade. Harper combines elements of classic singer/songwriters, blues revivalists and jam bands and is embraced by critics and college kids alike. Harper’s body of work sells consistently and he tours constantly, building a solid, dedicated fan base.
Harper began playing guitar as a child in his hometown of Claremont (in California’s Inland Empire). He eventually specialized in the acoustic slide guitar (Weissenborn guitars). As a young man, he recorded an LP (Pleasure and Pain) with fellow folk guitarist Tom Freund. After this limited edition record, Harper got a record deal with Virgin Records, who released his debut album, Welcome To The Cruel World (1994).|This was followed by the incendiary Fight For Your Mind (1995) which became a college radio favorite and generated an abundance of songs which still fill his set list to this day.|In 1999 at the Santa Barbara Bowl, Harper met Jack Johnson, who was unknown ...
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Top 10 Ben Harper Songs
Burn One Down
Diamonds On The Inside
Waiting On An Angel
Another Lonely Day
Walk Away
She's Only Happy In The Sun
Steal My Kisses
Forever
When It's Good
When She Believes
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Top 10 Ben Harper Albums
Diamonds On The Inside
Fight For Your Mind
Welcome To The Cruel World
Both Sides Of The Gun
The Will To Live
Live From Mars (disc 1)
Burn To Shine
Live From Mars
Lifeline
Live From Mars (disc 2)
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