Jimmy Cliff

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Jimmy Cliff, OM (born James Chambers, 1 April 1948) is a Jamaican reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and actor. He is the only living musician to hold the Order of Merit, the highest honour that can be granted by the Jamaican government for achievements in the arts and sciences.

Cliff is best known among mainstream audiences for songs such as "Wonderful World, Beautiful People", "The Harder They Come", "Sitting in Limbo", "You Can Get It If You Really Want" and "Many Rivers to Cross" from the soundtrack to The Harder They Come, which helped popularize reggae across the world, and his covers of Cat Stevens' "Wild World" and Johnny Nash's "I Can See Clearly Now" from the film Cool Runnings. He starred in the film The Harder They Come. Cliff was one of five performers inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1969 Jimmy Cliff Jimmy Cliff 3
1970 Wonderful World, Beautiful People Jimmy Cliff 3
1971 Another Cycle Jimmy Cliff 1
1973 Struggling Man Jimmy Cliff 1
1974 Music Maker Jimmy Cliff 1
1975 Brave Warrior Jimmy Cliff 2
1976 Follow My Mind Jimmy Cliff 1
1977 Unlimited Jimmy Cliff 1
1978 Give Thanx Jimmy Cliff 1
1979 Oh, Jamaica Jimmy Cliff 1
1980 I Am the Living Jimmy Cliff 1
1981 Give the People What They Want Jimmy Cliff 1
1982 Special Jimmy Cliff 1
1983 The Power and the Glory Jimmy Cliff 1
1985 Cliff Hanger Jimmy Cliff 1
1987 Fundamental Reggay... Plus Jimmy Cliff 1
1987 Hanging Fire Jimmy Cliff 1
1990 Images Jimmy Cliff 1
1992 Breakout Jimmy Cliff 2
1995 Many Rivers to Cross Jimmy Cliff 2
1996 Higher & Higher Jimmy Cliff 2
1999 Humanitarian Jimmy Cliff 1
2002 Shout for Freedom Jimmy Cliff 1
2004 This Is Crucial Reggae Jimmy Cliff 1
2012 Rebirth Jimmy Cliff 2
Black Magic Jimmy Cliff 2
Journey of a Lifetime Jimmy Cliff 1
Live Jimmy Cliff 1
Simply the Best Jimmy Cliff 1
Sunshine in the Music Jimmy Cliff 1
The Essential Jimmy Cliff Jimmy Cliff 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1986 Reggae Greats Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
1990 Best of Jimmy Cliff Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
1990 Gold Collection Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
1993 Best Of Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
1996 Best Of Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
1997 Super Hits Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
1999 Ultimate Collection Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
1999 Millenium Collection Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
2000 Wanted Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
2003 Anthology Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
2004 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Jimmy Cliff Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
2004 Many Rivers to Cross Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
2005 The Harder They Come: The Definitive Collection Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
2006 The Very Best of Jimmy Cliff & Peter Tosh Compilation Jimmy Cliff & Peter Tosh 1
2010 Harder Road to Travel: The Collection Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
2012 The Best of Jimmy Cliff Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
2013 Icon Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
1973 - 1975 The EMI Years Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1
Best Of... Compilation Jimmy Cliff 1

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