This is a match made in blues heaven. Ben Harper, teams up with blues harp maestro Charlie Musselwhite for his 12th album ‘Get Up’, out on Concord/Stax on the 29th January. The two have collaborated before on a John Lee Hooker covers album and his 2004 album ‘Sanctuary’, but a full album together will be a real treat.
‘Get Up’ will include 10 tracks of blues, rock ‘n’ roll, gospel and R&B and features Ben Harper’s band Relentless 7 as well as the legends Charlie and Ben doing their thang. Streaming now is the first single ‘I Don’t Believe A Word You Say’ which is straight up hard rocking affair which showcases Harper’s riff-heavy guitar and Musselwhite’s screamin’ harp in a pure blues explosion: