04.28.13 Ben appearing on Joseph Arthur's upcoming album

by kevin

Ben appearing on Joseph Arthur's upcoming album

According to Consequence Of Sound, Ben will appear on Joseph Arthur's upcoming album:

http://consequenceofsound.net/2013/04/joseph-arthur-announces-new-album-...

Joseph Arthur announces new album, The Ballad of Boogie Christ
By Ben Kaye

"On June 11th, Lonely Astronaut Records will deliver The Ballad of Boogies Christ"

"Arthur bulked up the album with appearances by his Fistful of Mercy bandmate Ben Harper, famed session drummer Jim Keltner, Garth Hudson, Joan Wasser, composer Paul Cantelon, and Catherine Popper."

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Here's the link to Joseph Arthur's site:

http://www.josepharthur.com/

04.28.13 First Listen: Natalie Maines, 'Mother' at NPR

by kevin

First Listen: Natalie Maines, 'Mother' at NPR

NPR is streaming the Natalie Maines album 'Mother' co-produced by and featuring Ben Harper. You can listen to the entire album here:

http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&...

& read a review here:

http://www.npr.org/2013/04/28/179030765/first-listen-natalie-maines-mother

04.24.13 Sweet Relief III featuring Ben Harper's cover of "Crazy Love" available July 9th

by kevin

Sweet Relief III featuring Ben Harper's cover of "Crazy Love" available July 9th

http://publicity.vanguardrecords.com/?p=4890

SWEET RELIEF lll: PENNIES FROM HEAVEN FEATURES RECORDINGS BY ARTISTS INCLUDING JACKSON BROWNE, SHE & HIM, BEN HARPER,
RON SEXSMITH, k.d. lang, SHELBY LYNNE AND MORE!

TO BENEFIT THE SWEET RELIEF MUSICIANS FUND
AVAILABLE ON JULY 9TH

"Vanguard Records is proud to announce the release of Sweet Relief Ill: Pennies From Heaven. This third compilation album features new recordings by various artists including Ben Harper, Jackson Browne, Shelby Lynne, Victoria Williams, She & Him, Ron Sexsmith, Rickie Lee Jones and Joseph Arthur in support of the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund which provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling while facing illness, disability or age-related problems."

"Each of the artists on Sweet Relief lll: Pennies from Heaven chose songs with a theme of support and assistance such as ...“Crazy Love” (Ben Harper)..."

“Getting a chance to do something that benefits Sweet Relief combined with working with my dear friend Sheldon Gomberg is an opportunity I jumped at and something I can't wait to do again.” - Ben Harper more»