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Jimmy Cliff

Many Rivers to Cross (3:02)

"Many Rivers to Cross" is a song written in 1969 by Jimmy Cliff.

Song information

This is one of the few Cliff tracks to use an organ, which helps to supplement the gospel feel provided by the backing vocalists. Cliff released the song, with production work by Leslie Kong, on his 1969 album, Jimmy Cliff. It was also released on the 1972 soundtrack album for the film The Harder They Come, in which Cliff also starred as an…

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Many rivers to cross
But I can't seem to find my way over
Wandering I am lost
As I travel along the white cliffs of Dover

Jimmy Cliff - Many Rivers to Cross Lyrics


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  • But I think I've got it now, Love... Love. Love is my foundation, wisdom is my capital, struggle is my manner, truth is my redemer, sorrow is my companion, love is my foundation.
  • One of the best reggea artists, beautiful song.
  • Anyone know the 'new' lyrics Jimmy added in this performance on Jools Holland? Love is my foundation Struggle is my companion? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsuW3dg7Q90
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  • Seen it! He's the Marster of Reggae
  • Brilliant - and he sings it live today as well as he ever did (see Jools Holland).
  • This is what music is about. This song.
  • First listened to this song because of "High Fidelity."

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