WorldCat Identities

Cliff, Jimmy

Overview
Works: 627 works in 1,646 publications in 4 languages and 9,831 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Biographical films  Reggae music  Drama  Musical films  Popular music  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Author, Interviewee, Actor, Singer, Composer, Producer, Other, Lyricist, Musician, Instrumentalist, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jimmy Cliff
Muscle Shoals by Greg Camalier( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time. Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Rick Hall brought black and white together to create music for the generations. He is responsible for creating the 'Muscle Shoals sound' and the Swampers, the house band at FAME Studios that eventually left to start its own successful studio known as Muscle Shoals Sound"--Container
Marley by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Marley's impact on music history, and role as a social and political prophet. Film features rare footage, never before seen performances, unreleased music, and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best
The harder they come by Perry Henzell( Visual )

49 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and German and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes
Rebirth by Jimmy Cliff( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Jimmy Cliff is back with his first all new album in over seven years! Rebirth pairs reggae superstar with the award-winning producer and punk legend Tim Armstrong, who produced this 13 track album
Roots, rock, reggae by Jeremy Marre( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street-level tour of the Kingston, Jamaica, music scene in 1977. Features performances, interviews, and studio scenes
Jimmy Cliff in The harder they come : original soundtrack recording by Jimmy Cliff( Recording )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harder they come by Perry Henzell( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rural Jamaican musician journeys to the city of Kingston in search of fame and fortune. Pushed to desperate circumstances by shady record producers and corrupt cops, he achieves notoriety as a murderous outlaw. A cult movie favorite featuring reggae music and reggae superstar Jimmy Cliff
Club Paradise by Harold Ramis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-Chicago fireman uses a sizable disability settlement to transform a remote island watering hole into a lucrative tourist wonderland
Ultimate collection by Jimmy Cliff( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muscle Shoals : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soundtrack for the documentary chronicling the iconic FAME Studios in Alabama also serves as a companion to the film. It features many of the classic hits recorded there, including songs from Aretha Franklin and Percy Sledge
Disney's Superstar hits( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit songs from films and film musicals such as Beauty and the Beast, Tarzan, Lion King, Mulan, Pocahontas, Toy Story, Aladdin
Jimmy Cliff by Jimmy Cliff( Recording )

45 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Cliff is a Grammy-winning musician, actor, singer, songwriter, producer, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee
Putumayo presents world hits( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though most world music exists largely under the radar, every once in a while a song comes along that achieves international success. World Hits brings together chart toppers from around the globe. Santana's 1969 version of Tito Puente's "Oye Como Va" turned the rock world upside down, as their version soared up the charts. Cuban musician Mongo Santamaria big crossover hit came in 1963, with his version of the Herbie Hancock composition "Watermelon Man." Another crossover hit comes from the French group Gipsy Kings, whose "Bamboleo" connected the dots between salsa, flamenco and pop. "Lambada" swept first across Europe and then throughout the rest of the world. The hit version of the "forbidden dance" was performed by the French group Kaoma. Manu Dibango's funky "Soul Makossa" became a surprise Top 40 hit in 1973. World music superstar Youssou N'Dour and soul singer Neneh Cherry provide the instantly-recognizable "7 Seconds," while Johnny Clegg and Savuka contributes "Scatterlings of Africa". Miriam Makeba delivers the classic "Pata Pata", an international hit in 1967 that became the first African song to reach the Top 20 on the Billboard pop charts. Rolling Stones' front man Mick Jagger met the enigmatic Peter Tosh in Kingston, Jamaica in 1978. Jagger joins Tosh on a cover of the Temptations hit "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back." The movie The Harder They Come and it's title song became a cult classic in 1975 and made Jimmy Cliff a household name. A portion of Putumayo's proceeds from the sale of this album will be donated to World Learning in support of their efforts to foster global citizenship through international experiential education and community-driven development programs
The harder they come by Jimmy Cliff( Recording )

41 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in Undetermined and English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitch : music from the motion picture( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in German and English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dear Jerry : celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia by Jerry Garcia( Recording )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features twenty performances honoring Jerry Garcia by artists such as Phil Lesh, Allen Toussaint, Peter Frampton, Eric Church, and more
The KCRW session by Jimmy Cliff( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a legacy stretching back nearly 50 years, Jimmy Cliff is still standing as one of the prime movers and continuing shapers of modern music. With a catalog that ranks among the most influential in global culture, Cliff remains a forceful voice of power and conscience, creating new music as vital and vibrant as ever
Black magic by Jimmy Cliff( Recording )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harder they come : original soundtrack recording by Jimmy Cliff( Recording )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawaii Five-0 : original songs from the television series( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original soundtrack to the hit television show Hawaii Five-O. Features previously unreleased tracks from some of today's hottest artists, including the Goo Goo Dolls, Train, and Bob Dylan
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The harder they come
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The harder they comeJimmy Cliff : an unauthorized biography
Alternative Names
Chambers James

Chambers, James 1948-

Cliff L.

Jimmy Cliff ator

Jimmy Cliff cantante giamaicano

Jimmy Cliff chanteur de reggae

Jimmy Cliff jamaikanischer Reggaekünstler

Jimmy Cliff zanger uit Jamaica

Джимми Клифф

ג'ימי קליף

جيمي كليف

جیمی کلیف بازیگر و خواننده جامائیکایی

জিমি ক্লিফ

지미 클리프

ジミー・クリフ

吉米·克里夫

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