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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Ben Harper's CD Box Collection features his first three albums -- Welcome to the Cruel World, Fight for Your Mind, and The Will to Live -- in a cloth-bound box that also includes a 32-page booklet with lyrics and liner notes. The collection provides a welcome overview of Harper's growth toward becoming an uncompromisingly political yet very musical artist.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Ben Harper's CD Box Collection features his first three albums -- Welcome to the Cruel World, Fight for Your Mind, and The Will to Live -- in a cloth-bound box that also includes a 32-page booklet with lyrics and liner notes. The collection provides a welcome overview of Harper's growth toward becoming an uncompromisingly political yet very musical artist.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/4/2000
  • Label: Virgin Records Us
  • UPC: 724384669423
  • Catalog Number: 46694
  • Sales rank: 96,812

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Faded (4:49)
  2. 2 Homeless Child (3:51)
  3. 3 Number One (1:43)
  4. 4 Roses from My Friends (6:24)
  5. 5 Jah Work (4:54)
  6. 6 I Want to Be Ready (4:02)
  7. 7 The Will to Live (4:57)
  8. 8 Ashes (3:52)
  9. 9 Widow of a Living Man (4:10)
  10. 10 Glory & Consequence (5:40)
  11. 11 Mama's Trippin' (3:44)
  12. 12 I Shall Not Walk Alone (5:13)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Three of Us (2:35)
  2. 2 Whipping Boy (5:31)
  3. 3 Breakin' Down (4:00)
  4. 4 Don't Take That Attitude to Your Grave (4:25)
  5. 5 Waiting on an Angel (3:53)
  6. 6 Mama's Got a Girlfriend Now (2:29)
  7. 7 Forever (3:24)
  8. 8 Like a King (4:18)
  9. 9 Pleasure and Pain (3:47)
  10. 10 Walk Away (3:49)
  11. 11 How Many Miles Must We March (3:08)
  12. 12 Welcome to the Cruel World (5:37)
  13. 13 I'll Rise (6:16)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Oppression (2:58)
  2. 2 Ground on Down (4:53)
  3. 3 Another Lonely Day (3:43)
  4. 4 Please Me Like You Want To (4:56)
  5. 5 Gold to Me (5:00)
  6. 6 Burn One Down (3:31)
  7. 7 Excuse Me Mr. (5:24)
  8. 8 People Lead (4:13)
  9. 9 Fight for Your Mind (4:06)
  10. 10 Give a Man a Home (11:49)
  11. 11 By My Side (3:35)
  12. 12 Power of the Gospel (3:34)
  13. 13 God Fearing Man (6:02)
  14. 14 One Word to Freedom (4:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ben Harper Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Dobro, Vocals, Weissenborn
Eric Person Saxophone
Patrick Brayer Fiddle, Mandolin
Suzie Kattayama Cello
Leon Mobley Percussion
John Taylor Background Vocals
Kevin Williams Background Vocals
Ken McDaniel Background Vocals
Clyde Allen Background Vocals
Bob "Stiv" Coke Tabla, Tamboura, Sarod
Clarence Butler Background Vocals
Alan Anderson Guitar
Juan Nelson Bass
Gail Deadrick Piano
Rock Deadrick Percussion, Drums, Background Vocals
Amy Piatt Background Vocals
Ervin Pope Hammond Organ
Danielle Charles Violin
Richard Cook uillean pipes
Dean Butterworth Drums
Timothy Loo Cello
John McKnight Bass, Accordion
Clabe Hangan Background Vocals
Jelani Jones Background Vocals
Oliver Charles Drums
Carey Christensen Bass
Emily Wright Cello
Brett Banducci Viola
Technical Credits
Maya Angelou Composer
Ben Harper Composer
J.P. Plunier Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    FAN-BLOODY-TASTIC

    These 3 CDs are definitly my favs of my overall collection!Ben is able to capture many emotions which come through so clearly in all his songs!!The style changes a little through each CD(spread over 3 years)yet still he manages to take your breath away!From gentle/soft melodies to the more up front , his amazing voice has it all!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    ABSOLUTE IDOL

    Music that speaks the truth on issues that are in our everyday lives. If you ever have a chance he is the best live performance(thats why MARS is so good). You should see him dance!

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