12.10.12 “Songs After Sandy: Friends of Red Hook For Sandy Relief” to feature Ben Harper track

by kevin

“Songs After Sandy: Friends of Red Hook For Sandy Relief” to feature Ben Harper track

http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/songsaftersandy

Beautiful Day Media has announced “Songs After Sandy: Friends of Red Hook For Sandy Relief” a Charity Compilation to raise funds for communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

Friends of Red Hook sums it up as musicians from Brooklyn and all over the world come together to help (in alphabetical order): Adam Acuragi, Joseph Arthur, Brendon Benson, Eric Burdon, Ben Folds Five, Ben Harper, Roger Hodgson, Kaiser Cartel, Emmanuel Jal, Matt Lenny, Eli Lieb, Toby Lightman, Jeff Lynne, Joan Osborne, Amanda Palmer, Kenny Wayne Shepherd featuring Buddy Flett, Smitty, Ringo Starr, thenewno2, Bow Thayer, These United States, Joe Walsh, Bob Weir and Jesse Malin.

These artists have offered previously unreleased tracks while others have offered unique experiences and one of a kind signed items. The music will be released in volumes, while signed items will be announced as they are donated.

http://songsaftersandy.com/

11.16.12 Information & Song Descriptions for Get Up! (from Shore Fire Media/Rosebud Agency Bios)

by kevin

Information & Song Descriptions for Get Up! (from Shore Fire Media/Rosebud Agency Bios)

http://www.shorefire.com/index.php?a=bio&o=628

http://www.rosebudus.com/musselwhite/GetUp.html

GET UP!
Ben Harper with
Charlie Musselwhite
STAX RECORDS
January 29, 2013

“It all goes back to that John Lee Hooker session,” enthused Ben Harper. “Even John Lee mentioned it, saying: ‘yeah, yeah, you guys… that’s good. Yeah, yeah. You should stay with that. Do that.’”

Mississippi born Musselwhite is one of the most revered blues musicians in the world. The harmonica master, also a respected singer and songwriter in his own right, has won countless awards during his legendary career including induction into the Blues Hall of Fame and collaborated with innumerable musical giants of the past 50 years including Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Williams, Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Tom Waits, Eddie Vedder and the aforementioned Hooker, just to name to name a few. more»

11.02.12 Tracklist for Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite - Get Up!

by kevin

Tracklist for Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite - Get Up!

All Music has the full tracklist for Ben's upcoming album:

http://www.allmusic.com/album/get-up%21-mw0002440554

Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite - Get Up! Tracklist:

1. Don’t Look Twice

2. I’m In I’m Out And I’m Gone

3. We Can’t End This Way

4. I Don’t Believe A Word You Say

5. You Found Another Lover (I Lost Another Friend)

6. I Ride At Dawn

7. Blood Side Out

8. Get Up!

9. She Got Kick

10. All That Matters Now

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'We Can't End This Way' (6/30/2012 Los Angeles, CA @ Anti-Walmart Rally):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0omKVnAibg

'Blood Side Out' (4/2/2011 Santiago, Chile @ Lollapalooza):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4loSCvIB7V8

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http://www.benharper.com/music/songs-lyrics/originals/we-cant-end-this-way

'We Can't End This Way'

There's a man on the corner
Begging for help
There's a man that walks past him
And he's drowning in wealth
Who doesn't understand
How disappointment destroys the soul

Every look of shame
Is a wound that will never heal
What has he done to deserve this
What have I done to deserve this more»