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Jimmy Cliff: Unlimited and Wonderful World, Beautiful People

Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, 27 September 1973

PUT THE NEEDLE on Jimmy Cliff's Unlimited, and the grooves writhe like a poised snake, the record grows hot with anger, and the air fills with the pungent smell of despair. But it's OK, there's a way to hear it: Pay a pilot to fly over Jimmy's flat in Earl's Court, London, towing a banner that says I'M SORRY, and while you're playing the record keep writing checks made out to Jimmy Cliff.

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