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Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff

Posted by Daniel 
Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 12:14AM




Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 02/13/2012 07:56PM by Daniel.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 12:29AM
OH YESS!!!!! moody smiley
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 12:30AM
Cool, didn't see this one coming.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 12:47AM
No S..t total SURPRISE!!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 12:54AM
First time @SNWMF for this seminal artist! Saw him last year here in Portland. He's still great!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 01:12AM
NO YOU DIDN'T!!!!!!!!!!!! SWEEEEEET!!!!!!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 01:34AM
Saw him on the Jimmy Fallon show when I was home for Christmas performing ' Harder They Come.' He sounded great and the band sounded great. Last time I saw him was at Reggae on the Rocks in 1999 and his band just wasn't carrying it that night.

I say... Some Never Plant yet want to Reap,
Be careful, try to look before you leap;
Took a little walk from my Vineyard...
Now I'm all alone..
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 01:45AM
Caught him when he played the Mezzanine in SF after the Jimmy Fallon show. He is an amazing talent, his voice is solid and his stage presence csptivating. Trust me.

The audio is TERRIBLE in this clip... Please forgive me! (but I happen to know that NoMo was in attendance at this show......)







Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/09/2012 01:48AM by Christopher.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 02:08AM
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Christopher
NO YOU DIDN'T!!!!!!!!!!!! SWEEEEEET!!!!!!
thumbs up

That's What I'm Saying!!!!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 02:51AM













The man is epic!

Love that reggae!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 03:29AM
Yessir! Have I told you that you're the Man NoMo?!!?!?
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 05:05AM
NICE !!!

one love-juan love
(SAPO)
AJ
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 01:38PM
SPECIAL...
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 09, 2012 02:23PM
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AJ
SPECIAL...

thumbs up
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 10, 2012 05:36PM
Big news!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 10, 2012 08:07PM
Jimmy's always a treat, but I am hoping for more of "Give the People What They Want", and less of "Hanging Fire". Come on Jimmy: "Treat the Youths (and old farts) Right"!

Some of that old school ska would be fun too. smiling smiley
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 13, 2012 04:11AM
Often you may wish for one facet of a performer's music, one era or period; I could put together a set list for JC I'd wish to see, but it is understandable when an artist currently exists someplace in his music that's not the choice you may have chosen.

At any rate, be it the Brazilian flavored sound he's favored the past years, or a walk down his memory lane, I'll be quite ready to hear whatever Mr. Cliff wants to do.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 13, 2012 04:25AM
JA_lover and i saw him at the mezzanine, his band was tight, his voice was smooth and he played every song i wanted to hear. Can't wait to see him again!

Love that reggae!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 13, 2012 05:44PM
Mr. Cliff was doing his thing last night on Austin City Limits....

Full energy and doing his thing on stage like hes still a youth!

his backwards hat made me laugh too.

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FullWatts on your stereo...™
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 13, 2012 09:52PM
yeah i saw that too Hi-Grade...good stuff!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 15, 2012 02:31AM
HAIL to the JIMMY CLIFF!!!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 15, 2012 03:02AM
Saw the ACL show on public TV too, that show and his new album have me really psyched to see him at SNWMF!!!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 15, 2012 08:54PM
Yes NoMo and Christopher, what a night that was, still cant believe almost Non-one knew about this show!! That was my second time seeing Jimmy and I was a lot closer this time.. what a treat and how much "heart" he has when he performs.. so so nice!!
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 22, 2012 10:33PM
Are the ROOTS plaing with him?
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 25, 2012 01:35AM


Jimmy Cliff at the Dub Club Just a few weeks ago just before Ras Michael performed
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 25, 2012 04:48PM








Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/25/2012 04:51PM by digitalguise.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 26, 2012 06:38PM
This week's broadcast of The Uprising is a SPOTLIGHT ON THE MUSIC OF JIMMY CLIFF:



Podcast

Playlist:
Jimmy Cliff - Bongo Man - Beverley's - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - Satan's Kingdom (dub) - Sunpower - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - Satan's Kingdom - Sun Power - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - King of Kings - Trojan - CD (King of Kings)
Jimmy Cliff - True Revolutionary - Oneness - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - Roots Radical - Columbia - 12"
Jimmy Cliff - Under Pressure - Oneness - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - Vietnam - A&M - LP (Wonderful World, Beautiful People)
Jimmy Cliff - Brave Warrior - EMI - LP (Brave Warrior)
Jimmy Cliff - Stand Up And Fight Back - Warner Brothers - LP (Give Thanx)
Jimmy Cliff - Give The People What They Want - Oneness - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - Let's Turn The Tables - Oneness - LP (Give The People What They Want)
Jimmy Cliff & Joe Higgs - Sound Of The City - Sun Power - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - Hurricane Hatti - Island Records - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - Hard Road To Travel - Veep - LP (Can't Get Enough Of It)
Jimmy Cliff - Take A Look At Yourself - Island Records - LP (Another Cycle)
Jimmy Cliff - Every Tub - EMI - LP (Brave Warrior)
Jimmy Cliff - Majority Rule - Oneness - LP (Give The People What They Want)
Jimmy Cliff - Pressure - Greensleeves - 12""
Jimmy Cliff - Peace Officer - Columbia - 12"
Jimmy Cliff - Reggae Movement - CBS Records - 12"
Jimmy Cliff - Step Aside - Oneness - 12"
Jimmy Cliff - Rub A Dub Partner - Oneness - 12"
Jimmy Cliff - Midnight Rockers - Oneness - 12"
Jimmy Cliff - Rock Children - Oneness - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - Time Longer Than Rope - Oneness - 7"
Jimmy Cliff - The Power And The Glory - Columbia - LP (The Power And The Glory)
Jimmy Cliff - Universal Love - Warner Brothers - LP (Give Thanx)
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 26, 2012 07:14PM
For those who haven't seen him live: recordings don't do his voice justice. It has a strength, clarity and power when he's singing live that his recorded work just doesn't capture.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 26, 2012 07:56PM
Agreed, Stamina, but I've yet to see him with a band that would justifiably augment his vocal prowess.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 27, 2012 12:31AM
I guess I haven't seen him in awhile Ken, but I've heard him with some fine bands. One time the guitarists were Ernest Ranglin on lead and Chinna Smith's late brother Leonard on rhythm. So what you're saying sort of surprises me.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 27, 2012 01:36AM
Herb, sent you a PM.

Peace
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
February 29, 2012 06:16PM
AJ
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
March 17, 2012 02:32PM
Looking forward to Mr. Cliff. It's been a while since I've seen him live. The first time I saw Jimmy Cliff he was on tour with Peter Tosh (first time for Tosh also) 1982 @ The Kabuki Theatre in San Francisco. Great double bill. The last time I saw him was with Fela Kuti @ Mississippi Nights 1990 ... also a great double bill. There were many times inbetween those two shows. So now to see him @ SNWMF after 22 years ...irie!

Some of my favorite Jimmy Cliff l/p - cds...
Special
Wonderful World Beautiful People
Follow My Mind
I Am The Living
also The Harder They Come soundtrack

I'm ready for another J.C. super concert ....
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
March 17, 2012 02:47PM
Yes, AJ, I remember that show:



I also recall a blind woman who used to attend EVERY reggae show during that era. We put together a string of dates for Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus a few years before that, and she was at every show.

And I would add his album recorded with the Memphis Muscle Shoals "Another Cycle" to my list of favs...

AJ
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
March 17, 2012 05:04PM
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Daniel



That's great you still have the ticket stub. The price was fair even for back then. Nice.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
March 17, 2012 06:22PM
Jimmy has been playing the SXSW festival for the past three days. I have missed each event but hope to see him tonight. Unfortunately, the Protoje showcase and the free Jimmy Cliff stage overlap. However, knowing Jimmy will be headlining at SNWMF makes me happy especially if I miss him here tonight.
Re: Coming to SNWMF 2012: Jimmy Cliff
March 18, 2012 02:06AM
The old ticket pic is pretty cool, Daniel.

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