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.

Ben Harper’s relationship with luthier Bill Asher is deep. This custom Asher Lap Steel has two Seymour Duncan Charlie Christian pickups that date back to the early 2000s. All of Ben’s lap steels use D’Addario EHR (.012–.052) strings.

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