Birth Name: James Chambers
Place of Birth: Somerton District, Saint James Parish, Jamaica
Date of Birth: April 1, 1948
Jimmy Cliff is a Jamaican ska & reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and actor. He was born in the rural village of Somerton, Saint James Parish, Jamaica.
His family descended from bands of Afro-Caribbean slaves known as “Maroons”, who became independent and established free communities in the mountainous interior of the country.
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