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Jimmy Cliff

Alan Light, MSN.com, July 2012

THERE IS exactly one reggae singer in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame whose name is not Bob Marley. The truth, though, is that before Marley's first album was released outside of Jamaica, Jimmy Cliff was already an international star with several groundbreaking hits under his belt, and had already filmed his career-defining performance as Ivan, the singer-turned-outlaw in 1972's classic cult movie The Harder They Come.

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