"Jimmy Cliff", Jamaican Order of Merit/OM is a Jamaican reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and actor. He is the only living musician to hold the Jamaican Order of Merit/Order of Merit, the highest honour that can be granted by the Jamaican government for achievements in the arts and sciences.
Cliff is best known among mainstream audiences for songs such as "Wonderful World, Beautiful People", "The Harder They Come (song)/The Harder They Come", "Sitting in Limbo", "You Can Get It If You Really Want" and "Many Rivers to Cross" from the The Harder They Come (soundtrack)/soundtrack to The Harder They Come, which helped popularize reggae across the world, and his cover version/covers of Cat Stevens' "Wild World" and Johnny Nash's "I Can See Clearly Now" from the film Cool Runnings. He starred in the film The Harder They Come. Cliff was one of five performers inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Jimmy Cliff on Wikipedia.