Jimmy Cliff
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1948-04-01
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Jimmy Cliff Biography (Wikipedia)

Jimmy Cliff, OM (born James Chambers; 1 April 1948) is a Jamaican ska and 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", "Many Rivers to Cross", "You Can Get It If You Really Want", "The Harder They Come", "Reggae Night" and "Hakuna Matata", 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, which helped popularize reggae across the world, and Club Paradise. Cliff was one of five performers inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.

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You Can Get It If You Really Want
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The Harder They Fall
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The Harder They Fall
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One More - BBC Radio 6 Music session 18/07/2012
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One More - BBC Radio 6 Music session 18/07/2012
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Many Rivers To Cross
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Many Rivers To Cross
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Those Good Good Old Days
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Those Good Good Old Days
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Hard Road To Travel
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Hard Road To Travel
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Time Will Tell
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Time Will Tell
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2011
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2011-06-24T14:16:03
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2011

Glastonbury: 2011

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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