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Jimmy Cliff et al: The Harder They Come

Lenny Kaye, Rolling Stone, 26 April 1973

THE REGGAE GROUNDSWELL that cups Jamaica's potential as a pop force has been heralded for many moons now, yet despite several breech-opening successes from a variety of quarters (most recently, Paul Simon and Johnny Nash, who disdains the label), the musical bandwagon that should have long ago resulted has been slow in arriving.

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