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Jimmy Cliff

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.

One of the great popularizers of reggae music, Cliff was raised by his father and moved to Kingston in 1962 to fulfil his musical dreams.To this day he has become one of the top names in reggae music with hits such as "John Crow", "Vietnam", Reggae Night" and "Many Rivers to Cross".

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