17 Aug 1996

Santa Cruz, CA


Saturday, August 17, 1996 at 7:00pm PDT

Leon did not make it out for this show. Before playing a new song, Ben said, "And this is a song that's gonna be on our next recording - I believe." Then he teased Nirvana's "In Bloom", and the crowd erupted in laughter. "I'm just joking", he said and introduced "a song called 'The Will To Live'".... For the third encore, Ben introduced "Widow Of A Living Man" by saying "This is a new song and I'm gonna try to play it for y'all, and if I don't, then I tried. Is that cool?"

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals