Burn One Down (Ben Harper song)

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"Burn One Down"
Song by Ben Harper
from the album Fight for Your Mind
Released August 1, 1995
Genre Alternative Rock
Length 3:31
Label Virgin Records
Songwriter(s) Ben Harper

"Burn One Down" is a song written and performed by Ben Harper as the sixth track on his 1995 album Fight for Your Mind. The song has been called a "James-Taylor-meets-Bob-Marley moment" for Harper,[1] and the song is a pro-marijuana anthem.[2][3] It remains one of Harper's most performed songs live.


  1. ^ jenkins, sacha (1995). "ben harper fight for your mind". vibe. 
  2. ^ Goble, Ryan (2001). All music guide: the definitive guide to popular music. Backbeat Books. p. 181. ISBN 0-87930-627-0. Retrieved August 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ Eng, Nathaniel (1999-10-17). "Ben Harper gives top-notch performance". The Spokesman Review. Retrieved 2011-05-08. 

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