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About Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff is the stage name of James Chambers, a Jamaican musician, singer, multi-instrumentalist and actor. Popularly known for hit songs such as “You Can Get It If You Really Want”, “Many Rivers to Cross” and “Reggae Night”, he made his acting debut through the 1972 film, “The Harder They Come”. The film’s soundtrack of the same name was a hit and received credit for the global spread of the reggae genre.
He was brought up in Saint James, Colony of Jamaica for the first fourteen years of his life. Afterwards, he grew up in Kingston. His children’s names are Aken, Lilty and Nabiyah Be, an actress and singer.
He became a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee in March of the year 2010.
His master tapes were amongst those of numerous artists, which were burnt in a fire at the Universal Studios in 2008.
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Jimmy Cliff's Popularity
Jimmy Cliff is a famous Jamaican musician, singer, and actor, who was born on April 1, 1948. As a person born on this date, Jimmy Cliff is listed in our database as the 36th most popular celebrity for the day (April 1) and the 62nd most popular for the year (1948).
People born on April 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Jimmy Cliff is the 952nd most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Jimmy Cliff's birthday, Jimmy Cliff is the 19th most famous Jamaican.
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