On August 1, 1995.

Ben Harper - Fight For Your Mind

On August 1, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Fight for Your Mind”, the second Ben Harper studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Ben Harper, Jean-Pierre Plunier and Bob “Stiv” Coke.


  • Ben Harper – vocals, acoustic guitar, weissenborn, string arrangements
  • Juan Nelson – bass
  • Oliver Charles – drums
  • Leon Mobley- percussion
  • Ervin Pope – organ, Hammond organ
  • Bob “Stiv” Coke – tabla, tambourine, tamboura, sarod
  • Danielle Charles – violin
  • Brett Banduci – viola
  • Timothy Loo – cello
  • J.P. Plunier – string arrangements, art direction
  • Bradley Cook – engineer
  • Ryan Boesh, Todd Burke, Paul Naguna – assistant engineer
  • The Dub Brothers, Femi Jiya, Eric Sarafin – mixing
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Tom Dolan – art directionm design
  • Bob “Stiv” Coke, Jeff Gottlieb – photography
  • Ben Elder – research
  • Jeff Gottlieb – assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Harper except where noted.

  1. Oppression
  2. Ground on Down
  3. Another Lonely Day
  4. Please Me Like You Want To
  5. Gold to Me
  6. Burn One Down
  7. Excuse Me Mr. – Ben Harper, J. P. Plunier
  8. People Lead
  9. Fight for Your Mind
  10. Give a Man a Home
  11. By My Side
  12. Power of the Gospel
  13. God Fearing Man
  14. One Road to Freedom

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