Get inside the sounds of one of the most revered slide players on the planet as he goes deep on lap steels, his philosophy on tone, and his mythical Dumbles.

This early 2000s Fender Custom Shop Telecaster is in the boat for when Ben Harper needs some old-school twang. He obtained this from Magpie Salute guitarist Marc Ford in a straight-up swap. Ford really liked one of Harper’s single-pickup Teles, so the two made a deal on the spot.

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