01.03.14 Get Up! eligible to be voted #1 album of 2013 at AllMusic

by kevin

Get Up! eligible to be voted #1 album of 2013 at AllMusic

Get Up! is one of the top rated albums of 2013 over at AllMusic & is eligible to be voted the #1 favorite album of the year. Here is the link where you can vote (voting ends Jan. 9th):

http://www.allmusic.com/blog/post/vote-for-your-favorite-albums-of-2013

12.12.13 Get Up! Nominated for Two Blues Music Awards

by kevin

Get Up! Nominated for Two Blues Music Awards

Get Up! has been nominated for Album of the Year & Contemporary Blues Album of the Year by The Blues Foundation.

https://www.blues.org/bluesmusicawards/nominees.php#ref=bluesmusicawards...

Blues Music Awards Nominees 2014 - 35th Blues Music Awards

Album
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!
Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman, Remembering Little Walter
Buddy Guy, Rhythm & Blues
James Cotton, Cotton Mouth Man
Lurrie Bell, Blues in My Soul

Contemporary Blues Album
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!
Brandon Santini, This Time Another Year
Buddy Guy, Rhythm & Blues
Cyril Neville, Magic Honey
Trampled Under Foot, Badlands

Charlie was also nominated in the Album of the Year & Traditional Blues Album categories for "Remembering Little Walter". He was also nominated in the Instrumentalist-Harmonica category.

There is more information about The Blues Music Awards here:

https://www.blues.org/bluesmusicawards/index.php#ref=bluesmusicawards_index

Congratulations on more well-deserved accolades Ben & Charlie!

12.11.13 Ben's cover of Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' being released Feb. 4

by kevin

Ben's cover of Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' being released Feb. 4

Ben will be covering Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' on a Starbucks Valentine's Day covers compilation called "Sweetheart" due Feb. 4. You can read about it & see the full tracklist here:

http://exclaim.ca/News/beck_vampire_weekend_jim_james_fiona_apple_to_app...

& you can listen to a sample at Pitchfork:

http://pitchfork.com/news/53300-listen-fiona-apple-vampire-weekend-beck-...