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Childhood Home


Download links and information about Childhood Home by Ben Harper, Ben & Ellen Harper. This album was released in 2014 and it belongs to Rock, Country, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 33:38 minutes.

Artist: Ben Harper, Ben & Ellen Harper
Release date: 2014
Genre: Rock, Country, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk
Tracks: 10
Duration: 33:38
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No. Title Length
1. A House Is a Home 2:42
2. City of Dreams 3:41
3. Born To Love You 3:30
4. Heavyhearted World 2:56
5. Farmer’s Daughter 3:14
6. Memories of Gold 3:47
7. Altar of Love 3:20
8. Break Your Heart 3:40
9. Learn It All Again Tomorrow 3:02
10. How Could We Not Believe 3:46



Ben Harper comes from a musical family and here’s the proof. This ten-track, all acoustic album features duets between Ben and his mother Ellen Harper, who wrote four songs to Ben’s six. The elder Harper’s parents founded the Folk Music Center and Museum in Claremont, California over 50 years ago and Ellen still works there. As a single mom, she raised Ben in these surroundings and he soaked up masterclasses taught by David Lindley, Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder. Childhood Home is a concept album, essentially, about the meaning of love and family and a young person’s sense of identity that causes them to leave the nest and to one day return to it with a greater understanding of their roots. Ben’s “A House Is A Home” covers this territory, with Ellen responding on “City of Dreams” with the tale of her hometown being swallowed up by suburban sprawl. The songs take largely a folk-country sound, with harmonies between Ben and Ellen striking a timeless pose on tunes like “Farmer’s Daughter,” “Memories of Gold” and “Altar of Love,” a waltz that speaks of her route to motherhood and the sacrifices it required.