25 Things You Don't Know About Me: Ben Harper
Singer-songwriter Ben Harper, 41, (his new album, Give Till It's Gone, is out now) shares the 25 things you don't know about him with Us Weekly.
1. My great-, great-, great- etc. grandfather Samuel Chase signed the Declaration of Independence.
2. I listen to sports talk radio but haven't called in yet.
3. I have been a Lakers fan since the age of 9.
4. My family has owned a music store for more than 50 years called the Folk Music Center.
5. The first record I ever bought was Jimi Hendrix's Smash Hits.
6. I am from Claremont, California.
7. I unapologetically use words such as awesome, gnarly, richter and totally on a daily basis.
8. I will not go on to another book until I finish the book I'm reading, no matter how much I hate the book I'm reading.
9. I feel I may not make it to No. 25 without plagiarizing Dave Grohl's list of 25 Things.
10. I love Mexican food.
11. My mom plays and sings way better than I do. more»