Top 10 Ben Harper Collaborations


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The funky, rhythm-centric acoustic slide guitar playing of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ben Harper[/lastfm] has given him the opportunity to work with a plethora of different artists whether that be covering their songs, hopping on stage to jam out on songs together, or crafting originals.

With musical influence that are so eclectic comes the flexibility to work with a diverse array of artists from different genres including [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jack Johnson[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]INXS[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Pearl Jam[/lastfm] and the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Blind Boys Of Alabama[/lastfm].

This May 18th, Harper might jam with someone on one of these Ten Collaboration Songs for his Live on Letterman webcast right here at 8pm, ET/5pm, PT.

10. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ben Harper[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lee Hooker[/lastfm]-“Burnin’ Hell”-

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When legendary jukejoint blues guitarist, John Lee Hooker, put out his own collaboration album in 1998 called The Best of Friends he recruited music notables like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Carlos Santana[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bonnie Raitt[/lastfm] to hop on his old school blues train.

Ben Harper got to lend his talented guitar skills to smouldering bar burners like “Burning Hell.”

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