Let Your Yeah Be Yeah

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"Let Your Yeah Be Yeah"
Single by Brownsville Station
from the album Yeah!
Released 1973
Genre Rock
Length 3:37
Label Philips
Writer(s) Jimmy Cliff

"Let Your Yeah Be Yeah" is a song written by Jamaican singer Jimmy Cliff. It was first recorded by vocal trio The Pioneers, whose version, co-produced by Cliff,[1] reached no. 5 on the UK singles chart in 1971.[2][3]

In 1973 it was recorded by American rock band Brownsville Station for their album Yeah!. Released as a single, it was the band's second song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching no. 57.

Jimmy Cliff also released the song as a single in 1975 on Island Records, but it did not chart.

A cover of this song was recorded by British reggae band UB40's singer Ali Campbell for his solo album Big Love in 1995. It was released as a single and reached no. 25 in the U.K.


  1. ^ "Let Your Yeah Be Yeah" at Discogs.com. Accessed 25 November 2012
  2. ^ "Biography by Steve Leggett". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 427. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.