MUSIC

                       

Building a Human Being

by Dana Cooper

Released 2015
Released 2015
Songs about what it means to be human.
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"Dana Cooper is a person who sings like an angel and plays like the devil." Buzz Holland

Building a Human Being features vocals by luminary songwriters Kim Carnes and Sally Barris.

Cooper is the recipient of the Folk Alliance International 2015 spirit of Folk Award

“This veteran song poet is a self-contained road warrior--a man of many tunes and tunings, and a right hand few guitarists will ever know. His music is vital, and live you …
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Road Show

by Dana Cooper

Released 2012
Dog Eared Music
Released 2012
Dog Eared Music
After more than a million miles and thousands of shows, here comes "Road Show" — a collection of 15 entirely live tracks, recorded at shows across America. This is as real as it gets. Just one man, one guitar, one harmonica and his enthusiastic audience.

The Conjurer

by Dana Cooper

Released 2010
Dog Eared Records
Released 2010
Dog Eared Records
"The Conjurer" offers hints of reggae, blues, folk, rock, and adult pop -- all woven around a positive, humanistic theme. It’s raw and organic yet doesn’t sacrifice anything as far as sonic quality, displaying Cooper's distinctive voice and guitar.
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Dana Cooper has customarily named his albums after song titles. The Conjurer departs from that tradition, with a compelling addition to the veteran singer-songwriter’s canon. With its inventive blend of acoustic rock, blues, folk, adult-contemporary pop and even a hint of reggae, this new collection demonstrates that Dana is still pushing forward as a recording artist and songwriter: trying new things, working with new collaborators, and letting his sound evolve.

"The idea of a …
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Complicated Stuff

by Dana Cooper

Released 1988
Released 1988
A folky pop look at modern rock

Miracle Mile

by Dana Cooper

Released 1997
Released 1997
A folky pop look at modern rock

Harry Truman Built A Road

by Dana Cooper

Released 2001
Dog Eared Records
Released 2001
Dog Eared Records
Rootsy, eclectic, acoustic driven singer songwriter with poetic, intelligent lyrics.
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Dana Cooper's CD "Harry Truman Built A Road" was named one of the best records of 2002 by The Tennessean in Nashville and selected by Performing Songwriter Magazine as one of it's top 12 DIY records of that year.

This powerful collection of 13 original songs takes a turn toward Americana featuring Cooper's driving acoustic guitar style and exceptional harmonica. This veteran performer with over 16 recordings to his credit is widely known as a songwriter's songwriter.

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