Jimmy Cliff (album)

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Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff Jimmy Cliff.jpg
Studio album by
Length34:58 (LP)
49:19 (CD)
LabelTrojan Records
ProducerLarry Fallon
John Kelly
Leslie Kong
Jimmy Cliff chronology
Hard Road To Travel
Jimmy Cliff
Another Cycle
Wonderful World, Beautiful People
A&M Records edition (1970)
A&M Records edition (1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]
Christgau's Record GuideB+[2]

Jimmy Cliff is a 1969 album by Jimmy Cliff. It was retitled Wonderful World, Beautiful People after the track of that name was released as a single in the U.S.[3] Richard Polak, who is credited with the sleeves of a number of Island Records artists in the early 1970s, is credited with photography.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Jimmy Cliff; except where indicated.

Side one
1."Time Will Tell"4:12
2."Many Rivers to Cross"2:44
4."Use What I Got"3:04
5."Hard Road to Travel"2:36
Total length:16:48
Side two
1."Wonderful World, Beautiful People" 3:15
2."Sufferin' in the Land" 3:12
3."Hello Sunshine" 2:49
4."My Ancestors"Demetriss Tapp3:34
5."That's The Way Life Goes" 2:12
6."Come Into My Life" 2:55
Total length:18:10
2001 CD re-issue bonus tracks
12."Let's Dance" 2:36
13."Give a Little, Take a Little" 2:28
14."Those Good, Good Old Days" 3:46
15."Pack up, Hang Ups" 3:37
16."My World Is Blue" 2:53
17."Better Days Are Coming" 3:21
18."Where Did It Go?"Desmond Dekker, Leslie Kong3:17


  1. ^ Greene, Jo-Ann. "Jimmy Cliff > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 15 October 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: C". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 23, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Jimmy Cliff – Wonderful World, Beautiful People at Discogs

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