Ben Bowen King

Ben Bowen King

Guitarist Ben Bowen King has recorded a variety of CDs reflecting American folk music, including cuts that have been featured by the Smithsonian Institute’s Folkway label and anthologies with Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan. His most recent CD, A Laying On Of  Hands features America’s classic hymns on solo guitar. In addition, he manages the Talking Taco Music label, producing over 60 releases featuring a variety of music. He also presents concerts and “informances” about America’s “healing” gospel music heritage.

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Selected Discography:
Sidewalk Saints
A Laying on of Songs

Articles by this Author

Finding the Sacred

What Does a “Downturn” Sound Like?

Family Differences

Gosh you look older and when did you “get religion?”

Hearing God's Call

Learning from Other Religions

Questioning Religion with the Bauls of Bengal

Dealing With Loss


Healing Hymns

Being Aware of God's Presence

Searching for Grace

How We Interpret the Bible

Spreading God's Word

Experiencing Joy

Sharing God's Peace

Reconnecting with God