Many Rivers to Cross" is a song written in 1969 by Jimmy Cliff. Song information [edit ]
This is one of the few Cliff tracks to use an
organ, which helps to supplement the gospel feel provided by the backing vocalists. Cliff released the song, with production work by Leslie Kong, on his 1969 album, . It was also released on the Jimmy Cliff 1972 soundtrack album for the film , in which Cliff also starred. The Harder They Come ranked it #325 on their list of the Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
The song is featured in the 2013 film
Rush and the TV show [1 ] . Wilfred Charts [edit ]
Charts (1993) Peak position France ( SNEP) [2 ] 37 UB40 version [edit ]
Many Rivers to Cross'" is the third single by the reggae group UB40 from the album . This single peaked at the number 16 on the singles chart in the Labour of Love UK and the number 48 in New Zealand. Track listing and formats [edit ] "Many Rivers To Cross" – 3:48 "Food For Thought " – 4:40 "Many Rivers To Cross" – 3:48 "Food For Thought " – 4:40 A1."Many Rivers To Cross" (Full Length Version) – 4:35 A2."Food For Thought " – 4:40 B2."Johnny Too Bad" (Unexpurgated Version - Not On 'Labour Of Love') – 5:28 A1."Many Rivers To Cross" (Full Length Version) – 4:27 A2."Food For Thought " – 4:39 B2."Johnny Too Bad" – 5:29 Charts [edit ] Marcia Hines version [edit ] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEI33XHK7_k Cher version [edit ] Charts [edit ] Annie Lennox version [edit ] Charts [edit ] Other cover versions [edit ] References [edit ] External links [edit ]