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Born: February 21, 1969 in Denver, Colorado, USA.
Corey Harris is a Bates College educated anthropologist and blues musician. Currently residing in Virginia, Harris is constantly on tour and is proud to carry the tradition of classic African-influenced blues music into the 21st century. Harris was featured on the acclaimed 2003 PBS television mini-series "The Blues" in an episode directed by Martin Scorsese. While not on tour, Harris works as a carpenter and enjoys spending time with his wife, visiting local music venues, and interacting with local musicians. Corey Harris has also hosted several radio shows at various stations in the Central Virginia area.
He helped Billy Bragg and Wilco to write the music for "Hoodoo Voodoo" on Mermaid Avenue, an album consisting entirely of songs for which the lyrics were written by the late Woody Guthrie. He also appeared as a musician on the album and its sequel, Mermaid Avenue Vol. II. Harris received an honorary doctorate from Bates College in 2007.