Live On Letterman: Top 10 Socially Conscious Ben Harper Songs (page 7)

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4. “Fight For Your Mind”

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In “Fight For Your Mind,” Harper reminds the listener that while thinking positive thoughts about world change is wonderful, it isn’t effective. If you want to change the world, you’ve got to get out there and get your hands dirty:

If you’re gonna build a house/make it a home/If you’re gonna pull some weight/pull your own/If you’re gonna help/reach out your hand/If you’re getting up/then take a stand/you got to fight for your mind

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