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List Rules Studio albums only, but includes joint collaborations with other artists

Ben Harper is widely considered one of the best alternative rock artists in the world, but his musical style extends far beyond that label. This list of the best Ben Harper albums includes all of the album covers, and is voted on by Ben Harper fans from all over. This Ben Harper discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Ben Harper albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Ben Harper singles, EPs, or compilations from this talented Southern California native. If you think the greatest Ben Harper album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Ben Harper album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Ben Harper album of all time?" or "What are the top Ben Harper albums?" then this list will answer your questions. This is a list that includes classic Ben Harper albums like Diamonds on the Inside and Fight for Your Mind as well as collaborations with Charlie Musselwaite, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and even Ben's own mom. 

This list of popular Ben Harper CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Use this fact-based list to build your own just like it that fits your opinions of where everything should be ranked.
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Fight for Your Mind is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Fight for Your Mind 1995

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.
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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30 11
Diamonds on the Inside is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Diamonds on the Inside 2003

1. Touch from Your Lust
2. When She Believes
3. Brown Eyed Blues
4. Bring the Funk
5. Everything
6. Amen Omen
7. Temporary Remedy
8. So High So Low
9. Blessed to Be a Witness
10. Picture of Jesus
11. She's Only Happy in the Sun
12. With My Own Two Hands
13. When It's Good
14. Diamonds On The Inside

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20 3
Welcome to the Cruel World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Welcome to the Cruel World 1994

1. The Three of Us
2. Whipping Boy
3. Breakin' Down
4. Don't Take That Attitude to Your Grave
5. Waiting on an Angel
6. Mama's Got a Girlfriend Now
7. Forever
8. Like a King
9. Pleasure and Pain
10. Walk Away
11. How Many Miles Must We March
12. Welcome to the Cruel World
13. I'll Rise

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22 5
The Will to Live is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
The Will to Live 1997

1. Faded
2. Homeless Child
3. Number Three
4. Roses from My Friends
5. Jah Work
6. I Want to Be Ready
7. The Will to Live
8. Ashes
9. Widow of a Living Man
10. Glory & Consequence
11. Mama's Trippin'
12. I Shall Not Walk Alone

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22 8
Burn to Shine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Burn to Shine 1999

1. Alone
2. The Woman in You
3. Less
4. Two Hands of a Prayer" – 7:5
5. Please Bleed
6. Suzie Blue
7. Steal My Kisses
8. Burn to Shine
9. Show Me a Little Shame
10. Forgiven
11. Beloved One
12. In The Lord's Arms

6
16 5
Both Sides of the Gun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Both Sides of the Gun 2006

1. Morning Yearning
2. Waiting for You
3. Picture in a Frame
4. Never Leave Lonely Alone
5. Sweet Nothing Serenade
6. Reason to Mourn
7. More Than Sorry
8. Cryin' Won't Help You Now
9. Happy Everafter in Your Eyes

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16 7
Lifeline is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Lifeline 2007

1. Fight Outta You
2. In the Colors
3. Fool for a Lonesome Train
4. Needed You Tonight
5. Having Wings
6. Say You Will
7. Younger Than Today
8. Put It on Me
9. Heart of Matters
10. Paris Sunrise #7
11. Lifeline

8
10 5
Get Up! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Get Up! 2013

1. Don't Look Twice
2. I'm In, I'm Out, I'm Gone
3. We Can't End This Way
4. I Don't Believe a Word You Say
5. You Found Another Lover (I Lost Another Friend)
6. I Ride at Dawn
7. Blood Side Out
8. Get Up!
9. She Got Kick
10.  All That Matters Now

9
7 4
There Will Be a Light is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
There Will Be a Light 2004

1. Take My Hand
2. Wicked Man
3. Where Could I Go
4. Church House Steps
5. 11th Commandment
6. Well, Well, Well
7. Picture of Jesus
8. Satisfied Mind
9. Mother Pray
10. There Will Be a Light
11. Church on Time

10
8 6
Give Till It’s Gone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Give Till It’s Gone 2011

1. Don't Give Up on Me Now
2. I Will Not Be Broken
3. Rock N' Roll Is Free
4. Feel Love
5. Clearly Severely
6. Spilling Faith
7. Get There from Here
8. Pray That Our Love Sees the Dawn
9. Waiting On a Sign
10. Dirty Little Lover
11. Do It for You, Do It for Us

11
6 5
White Lies for Dark Times is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Clark Benson added White Lies for Dark Times 2009

1. Number With No Name
2. Up to You Now
3. Shimmer & Shine
4. Lay There & Hate Me
5. Why Must You Always Dress In Black
6. Skin Thin
7. Fly One Time
8. Keep It Together (So I Can Fall Apart)
9. Boots Like These
10. The Word Suicide
11. Faithfully Remain

12
4 3
Pleasure and Pain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Pleasure and Pain 1992

1. Whipping Boy
2. Jesus on the Main Line
3. Pay the Man
4. Quarter of a Man
5. Mama's Got a Girlfriend Now
6. Angel From Montgomery
7. Click 'Yo Heels
8. You Should Have Come to Me
9. Dust My Broom
10. Sweet Home Chicago
11. Pleasure and Pain

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2 3
As I Call You Down is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Clark Benson added As I Call You Down 2010

1. In Vain or True
2. I Don't Want to Waste Your Time
3. As I Call You Down
4. Father's Son
5. Fistful of Mercy
6. 30 Bones
7. Restore Me
8. Things Go 'Round
9. With Whom You Belon

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1 3
Live at the Apollo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Live at the Apollo 2005

1. 11th Commandment
2. Well, Well, Well
3. I Want To Be Ready
4. Take My Hand
5. Picture of Jesus
6. Church House Steps
7. Give a Man a Home
8. Wicked Man
9. Mother Pray
10. I Shall Not Walk Alone
11. Church On Time
12. Where Could I Go
13. There Will Be a Light
14. Satisfied Mind

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0 3
Childhood Home is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ben Harper Albums of All Time
Childhood Home 2014

1. A House is a Home
2. City of Dreams
3. Born to Love You
4. Heavyhearted World
5. Farmer's Daughter
6. Memories of Gold
7. Altar of Love
8. Break Your Heart
9. Learn it All Again Tomorrow
10. How Could We Not Believe