10.01.12 iTunes Preview of Ben's New Song 'Crazy Amazing'

by kevin

iTunes Preview of Ben's New Song 'Crazy Amazing'

iTunes has a 90 second preview of Ben's new song 'Crazy Amazing' here:

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/by-my-side-retrospective/id564423686

09.20.12 Adam Yauch Design Leads All-Star Skateboard Auction (Ben Harper involved with Tony Hawk charity project)

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http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/adam-yauch-design-leads-all-star-...

Adam Yauch Design Leads All-Star Skateboard Auction

Paul McCartney, Tom Petty also contribute to Tony Hawk charity project

By DAVID BROWNE
September 20, 2012 3:25 PM ET

Two months before he passed away, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch paid tribute to one of his favorite pastimes: skateboarding. At the request of skate legend Bucky Lasek, Yauch – an avid skater since he was in high school – wrote out the lyrics to the Beasties' "Bodhisattva Vow" across three separate decks. The boards, each signed and dated "Adam Yauch March 15, 2012," will be auctioned online on November 29th as part of a charity project from the Tony Hawk Foundation. more»

08.30.12 Ben Harper: Best Of Collection Titled 'By My Side' Due Oct. 16 (features a new song)

by kevin

Ben Harper: Best Of Collection Titled 'By My Side' Due Oct. 16 (features a new song)

http://www.directcurrentmusic.com/dc-music-news-feed/2012/8/30/ben-harpe...

Ben Harper: 'Best Of' Due 10/16; Busy With Natalie Maines, Rickie Lee Jones

Ben Harper will release his first career spanning Best of collection By My Side on October 16, a project that appears to signal the end of his nearly 20 year stint with the Virgin/EMI label. Inside sources tell DC that the album will contain one new song. The retrospective comes just more than a year after his last studio album Give Til It's Gone. more»