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In the Spotlight: Ben Harper

Bastien

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Bastien @ 2016-02-23 22:21:02 UTC

Ben Harper is the kind of artist who’s all too easy to miss. He’s not particularly flashy. He doesn’t make headlines for terrible behavior. In fact, he does the opposite: he’s involved in several charities supporting conservation, scholarship, and feeding the hungry. These are wonderful qualities for a human being and an artist to have, but they don’t necessarily help that artist stay in the public eye. What Harper also does, however, is bring his own brand of American music to fans around the world. During his career, he’s experimented with rock, folk, gospel, blues, country, reggae, and jazz, and proved himself equally adept at them all. He’s consistently delivered quality music for over two decades. It may be easy to miss him, but once discovered, he’s impossible to forget.

Read the full article at CoverMe.

Over the more than twenty years that Harper has performed and released music, he’s delivered some great covers. Here are some of his best.




Last edit: 2016-02-23 22:27:29 UTC by Bastien


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simonali

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simonali @ 2018-06-05 22:14:16 UTC

Mr Harper has done a few covers of Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Chile (Slight Return), one or two of which can be found on YouTube. Check 'em out!

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sebcat @ 2018-06-05 22:44:29 UTC

Mr Harper has done a few covers of Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Chile (Slight Return), one or two of which can be found on YouTube. Check 'em out!

You can add YouTube covers directly - just select "YouTube only" in the pro forma after pasting the YouTube link into the form

simonali

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simonali @ 2018-06-05 23:22:51 UTC

A released version is already listed, but the audio for it is only on dailymotion.com, not youtube...

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microtherion @ 2018-06-06 23:35:28 UTC

I've seen him a few times in concert. Incredibly charismatic performer.