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Don Benson Late Bloomer

Don Benson Late Bloomer

Singer Songwriter / Americana, Folk, Country, children, family, inspir Grant, MI  US
Whiskey Matyr Blues
Whiskey Matyr Blues
Learn to Let Go
Learn to Let Go
Folgers Smiles
Folgers Smiles
My Karma Ran Over My Dogma
My Karma Ran Over My Dogma


If It Be Thy Will



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  • Noah and the Angry January (Artist)
    Noah and the Angry January
    Tapestry of You is a really nice song. Nice guitar part and the steel adds a little bit of warmth. Good vocal and words too!
  • MykoMan (Artist)
    "HoneyBee"is a great tune! Enjoying my listen here. When you get the chance stop by to listen to a tune .. it will be greatly appreciated. ~Mykoman
  • Stirling (Artist)
    Grandma's making dinner - great sound Don :)
  • Suzanne Cook (Artist)
    Suzanne Cook
    Thank you to you and your grand daughter Don, Happy weekend. Suzanne


  • Don Benson Performing at the West Michigan Luthier Concert
  • Some of the Stringed Instruments made by Don Benson
  • Late Bloomer CD Cover


Bio: The instruments I play on all of my songs are ones that I have made. I enjoy playing and singing my original songs with my handmade guitars and ukuleles!

I was moved by the music I heard on the 45 rpm records my brothers bought and played.
I thought to play music, a person needed to be gifted....See Full Bio

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“Don Benson is a storyteller... A craftsman who is self-described as ‘a maker of things’ Don creates musical instruments with an emphasis on guitars and ukuleles and has long been part of the Luthier’s Concert, the midwinter musical celebration held at the Dogwood each year. In addition to having his stringed creations on display Don performs as part of the musical lineup. And while performing his self-written songs, he tells his stories, giving each a musical backdrop. The songs he produces are each attached to an anecdote or tale from the past and the tuneful renditions help make them come alive. Now he has compiled some of the favorites from a library of songs inspired by his life experiences into a CD entitled “Late Bloomer”. The whimsical melodies accompanied by ukulele or guitar that make up the disc as “Grandma’s Making Dinner” “Tapestry of You” a love poem to his wife Cheryl, and “My Karma Ran Over My Dogma” a fanciful flight with a clever play on words”

— Ken Delaat, Contributing editor to the Times Indicator

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