the most beautiful reggae song: Many Rivers to Cross

What: Jimmy Cliff’s soul-striking 1969 ballad “Many Rivers to Cross.” Here is the studio recording from the soundtrack of the 1972 film The Harder They Come, but it needs to be heard live, as in this 1989 Greenpeace benefit performance: Why: A smooth blend of calypso, gospel, and ganja haze, reggae kicked onto the world […]