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  1. Cliff appeared in the film Marked for Death in , performing "John Crow" with the Jimmy Cliff Band. His recording of "You Can Get It If You Really Want" was used as a campaign anthem by the Sandinista National Liberation Front in the election in Nicaragua.
  2. On this CD you get the original 11 tracks from this album, including the total classic songs Many Rivers To Cross, Vietnam and Wonderful World, Beautiful People. The 13 bonus tracks includes the great You Can Get It If You Really Want, Let Your Yeah Be Yeah and The Harder They Come, not forgetting Spanish and German versions of Vietnam/5(5).
  3. 'you Can Get It If You Really Want,' Reggae's Jimmy Cliff Sang, and Now He Wants a Big Hit this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.
  4. Skipping the rest of the decade, the collection picks back up with Cliff's hit cover of Johnny Nash's "I Can See Clearly Now," and closes with one of the better tracks from the rather weak Humanitarian album. You couldn't do much better than this on a single disc; however, the lack of material from his Columbia albums gives a skewed view Price: $
  5. Jimmy Cliff OM (Jamaican Order of Merit) born as James Chambers (1 April , St. Catherine, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae musician. He is best known among mainstream audiences for songs like "Sittin' in Limbo", "You Can Get It If You Really Want," "Many Rivers to Cross" and the title track from The Harder They Come, a film soundtrack which helped popularise reggae across the world.
  6. Jimmy Cliff. Reggae Greats. 11 Sooner Or Later 10 You Can Get It If You Really Want 8 Many Rivers To Cross 7 Sufferin In The Land Seller Rating: % positive.
  7. A fantastic compilation of the remarkable and upbeat music of Jimmy Cliff. Jimmy cliff was one of the greatest acts to ever come out of Jamaica. Jimmy Cliff is one of the greatest pioneers of reggae. He is my favourite reggae artist,and his sunshine feel-good is reggae-calypso music in it's best tradition/5(14).
  8. Jun 26,  · 1. You Can Get It If You Really Want - Desmond Dekker 2. Draw Your Brakes - Scotty 3. Rivers Of Babylon - The Melodians 4. Many Rivers To Cross - Jimmy Cliff 5. Sweet And Dandy - Toots & The Maytals 6. The Harder They Come - Jimmy Cliff 7. Johnny Too Bad - The Slickers 8. (Shanty Town) - Desmond Dekker 9. Pressure Drop - Toots & The Maytals /5().