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The Official Ben Harper Website

The Official Ben Harper Website

Christiaan Oyens - Weissenborn It is important to credit Chris J. Knutsen for the original square neck, rope binding and overall design of the Hawaiian steel guitar. Knutsen, another immigrant born as Johan Christian Kammen in Norway on June 24, 1862, started building Hawaiian steel guitars as early as 1908. Both Knutsen and Weissenborn (as well as the Schireson brothers) built Kona style guitars almost exclusively to a Mr. Charles S. DeLano held himself out as an "instructor of Hawaiian steel guitar" and most likely sold many guitars to his students, after 1923, the Konas were built exclusively by Weissenborn. It is impossible to determine just when Weissenborn began to experiment with his own designs in crafting Hawaiian steel guitars, there are some noteworthy differences though between his and Knutsen's Hawaiians. Other vintage Hawaiian steel guitars worth mentioning are the Schireson brand: Lyric, Mai-Kai and Hilo, mostly made by Oscar Schmidt.

Sublime Spot - Sublime Band Page The story of Sublime is full of sad, strange twists, but this is perhaps the strangest: Since frontman Brad Nowell overdosed before his band became a phenomenon, before he had a chance to become a bona fide rock star, his death has been oddly free of the mythic impact of so many rock star flameouts. Sublime's success has come as a slow-building surprise, rather than in a rush of mourning, and it's been based on the sweet fun Nowell cooked up during his too-short 28-year love affair with punk, hip-hop, reggae and whatever other music he could lay his hands on. Bradley Nowell died on May 25, 1996, in a San Francisco hotel room, after shooting up some heroin that was much more potent than the brown Mexican tar he was used to. His death came seven days after his wedding to Troy Denkker, who'd given birth to their son, Jakob, 11 months before the release of Sublime, the album that would make his band famous. When he was in sixth grade, he met Nowell. Then, suddenly, the mood turns wistful.

Florence And The Machine | Official Website | News | Gigs | Music | Blogs - Homepage Glen Phillips Donavon Frankenreiter Ben Harper guitar chords, guitar tabs and lyrics Ben Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American musician of the 1990s and 2000s. Harper began playing guitar as a child in his hometown of Claremont (in California's Inland Empire) - eventually specializing in the acoustic slide guitar (Weissenborn guitars). As a young man, he recorded an LP (Pleasure and Pain) with fellow folk guitarist Tom Freund. After this limited edition record, Harper got a record deal with Virgin Records, who released his debut album, Welcome to the Cruel World (1994). In 1999 at the Santa Barbara Bowl, Harper met Jack Johnson, who was unknown at the time and had not recorded. Harper obtained a demo tape of 12 of Johnson's songs that he forwarded to his producer, J.P. In October 2004, Harper participated in the Vote for Change concert tour organized to benefit and encourage people in the swing states to vote during the 2004 U.S. presidential election. Over the summer of 2005, when the Zoo...

Social skills activities for children and teenagers Social skills activities for children and teens: Evidence-based ideas to help kids communicate, connect, empathize, and read minds © 2015 Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., all rights reserved Social skills activities put to the test We want our children to succeed in the social world--to learn how to cooperate, make friends, and negotiate conflicts. How can we help them do it? For instance, middle school children (11-14 years old) experienced significant changes after playing Awkward Moment™, a researcher-designed party game that requires players to choose solutions to thorny social problems. Other studies indicate that friendly, "prosocial" video games -- like Mario Sunshine™ or Animal Crossing™ -- motivate players to be more kind, sympathetic, and helpful. So here they are: Research-inspired social skills activities, listed by age group. Social skills activities for toddlers Taking turns Babies and toddlers are capable of spontaneous acts of kindness, but they can be shy around new people. The name game

Heather Nova official website Guster Music - Kelly Slater Kelly Slater Kelly Slater won 11 (ELEVEN) world cup titles which makes him by far most successful surfer in the history of surfing and most likely also one of the most if not THE most successful athlete in any sport. His reign on the World cup of surfing spans over 20 ears and he is at the same time the youngest and the oldest surfer to ever win a world title. Kelly was born in a small Florida town called Cocoa Beach on February 11, 1972. Two of his homebreaks where he learned how to surf are Cocoa Beach /Sebastian Inlet, both in Florida, USA. He has a regular (natural) foot stance on a surfboard. He weights around 160 lbs (72.5kgs) and is 5'9” (175cm) tall. His sponsors include his longtime sponsor Quiksilver wetsuits and clothing and other sponsors like Boost mobile, Channel Islands surfboards, Komunity Project accessories etc... His primary shaper that makes most of his surfboards is Al Merrick. His favourite waves are Kirra (Australia) and Pipe (Hawaii). After 10th title...