05.17.11 Ben Harper: On writing, recording…and Ringo

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Ben Harper: On writing, recording…and Ringo

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Ben Harper: On writing, recording…and Ringo
By stevenl154
by Jazz Lewis 05/17/11 Themusicnetwork.com

For album number ten, Give Till It’s Gone, Harper moved away from his comfort zone in more ways than one, co-writing tracks with Ringo Starr, and utilising the considerable skills of music great Jackson Browne, whose LA studio housed the recording sessions. Working with these musical greats allowed Harper to steer clear of a formulaic style of record making, a trap he seems determined to avoid. more»

05.16.11 I was sure it was goin to be a GREAT day

by FonchyBen

im in Switzerland... Just bought GIVE IT TILL ITS GONE today, and also learnt that wife is pregnant few minutes after !

THAT S AN AWSOME DAY !

See you in Avenches !

05.15.11 Give Till It's Gone: A Conversation with Ben Harper

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Give Till It's Gone: A Conversation with Ben Harper

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Give Till It's Gone: A Conversation with Ben Harper

Posted: 05/16/11
Mike Ragogna.Radio Personality on Solar Powered KRUU-FM, Music Biz Vet
Transcribed by Ryan Gaffney

A Conversation with Ben Harper

Mike Ragogna: How are you, sir?

Ben Harper: Good. How are you, sir?

MR: I'm pretty good. Ben, you have a new album, Give Till It's Gone, and it features your single, "Rock 'N' Roll Is Free."

BH: Oh, yes.

MR: Can you tell us the story behind, "Rock 'N' Roll Is Free"? more»