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Corey HarrisCorey Harris (born February 21, 1969, Denver, Colorado) is a blues and reggae musician, currently residing in Charlottesville, Virginia. Harris is constantly on tour and carries 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. He has hosted a weekly radio show, "Blues and the Abstract Root", on WTJU radio in Charlottesville.

In 2001 he travelled to Mali with a documentary crew to film "Feel Like Going Home" under the direction of Martin Scorcese. Harris narrated the film, which prominently featured his collaboration with Ali Farka Toure. In 2002, he featured on the Bo Diddley tribute album Hey Bo Diddley - A Tribute!, performing the song "Crackin' Up". That same year, he returned to Mali to record the album Mississippi to Mali with Ali Farka Toure in the latter's hometown of Niafunke.

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.

In September 2007 The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced that Harris is among 24 people named MacArthur Fellows for 2007. The Award comes with $500,000 to be given over five years.