The Harder They Come (3:39)

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“The Harder They Come” is a famous reggae song by the Jamaican singer Jimmy Cliff. It was first recorded for the soundtrack of the movie by the same name. “The Harder They Come” has been subsequently covered by many artists.

The song was ranked #341 on Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”.


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Well they tell me of a pie up in the sky
Waiting for me when I die
But between the day you're born and when you die
They never seem to hear even your cry

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