Ben Harper Biography

Ben Harper takes American Roots Music post the Millennium!

Ben Harper is an American roots musician who by recording covers of Marvin Gaye’s Sexual Heeling and The Verve‘s the Drugs Don’t Work has stretched his appeal around the globe.

Ben Harper’s first album Welcome To The Cruel World (94) was followed by Fight For Your Mind only a year later and the word of Ben Harper had begun to spread.

Often touring Europe and other non American territories Ben Harper has created a dedicated following the world over.

One of his most successful collaborations happened with The Blind Boys Of Alabama with whom he recorded the seriously groovy There Will Be A light in 2004.

Initially famous for his Weissenborn slide skills, Ben Harper has shown some serious talent on most guitars, his band The Innocent Criminals aren’t bad either!

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