- Title:The Harder They Come (Soundtrack)
- Style:Soundtrack, Reggae, Rocksteady
- Date of release:
- Size FLAC version1597 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1579 megabytes
- Size WMA version1232 megabytes
- Formats:ASF VOC AAC AUD WMA MP3 MIDI
The Harder They Come is the soundtrack album to the film of the same name, released in 1972 in the United Kingdom as Island Records ILPS 9202. It was issued in February 1973 in North America as Mango Records SMAS-7400. It peaked at on the Billboard 200. The heart of the soundtrack comes from performances by the film's star, reggae singer Jimmy Cliff. Only the title track "The Harder They Come" was recorded by Cliff specifically for the soundtrack, with three earlier songs by Cliff added
The Harder They Come: The Iconic Reggae Soundtrack That Still Packs A Punch. A memorial to an era that was already passing when it was released, the ‘The Harder They Come’ soundtrack is an irrepressible record that gets you on your feet. Published on. July 7, 2018. The Harder They Come was the first all-Jamaican feature film.
The Harder They Come is the soundtrack album to the iconic film of the same name, released in 1972 in the United Kingdom as Island Records ILPS 9202. Contents.
The Harder They Come (Short Version) (Jimmy Cliff). Total Album Time: 39:41. Enter your e-mail address to receive weekly soundtrack and film score news: Missing Information? If any information appears to be missing from this page, contact us and let us know!
In 1973, when the movie The Harder They Come was released, reggae was not on the radar screen of American pop culture. The soundtrack went a ways toward changing that situation. It is a collection of consistently excellent early reggae songs by artists who went on to thrive with reggae's increased popularity, and others for whom this is the most well-known vehicle. Jimmy Cliff is both the star of the movie and the headliner on the soundtrack.
The Harder They Come. Artificial Intelligence. The Harder They Come. Before the soundtrack for The Harder They Come, reggae's success in America was limited to the occasional fluke 45 (. Desmond Dekker's "The Israelites") and appropriative novelties like the Beatles' "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da. While the songs on it may have been new to an American audience, some of them had been around for as long as five years - an eternity when it comes to pop music. In turn, the soundtrack served not so much as a venue for a hot new sound, but a diplomatic introduction to something that had been percolating for years
Various Artists - The Harder They Come - Various Artists CD JNVG The Fast Free Condition: Very Good. Time left: 18h 13m. Ships to: Worldwide. The harder they come "Sound track" Jimmy Cliff on MANGO/ ISLAND 1973 STEREO Condition: Used. Time left: 3d 12h 22m 3s. JIMMY CLIFF THE HARDER THEY COME CD SOUNDTRACK DESMOND DEKKER MAYTALS SLICKERS Condition: Very Good. Time left: 4d 21h 18m 8s.
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|A1||–Jimmy Cliff||You Can Get It If You Really Want|
|A2||–Scotty||Draw Your Brakes
Producer – Derrick Harriot*
|A3||–The Melodians||Rivers Of Babylon|
|A4||–Jimmy Cliff||Many Rivers To Cross|
|A5||–The Maytals||Sweet And Dandy|
|A6||–Jimmy Cliff||The Harder They Come|
|B1||–The Slickers||Johnny Too Bad
Producer – Byron Lee
|B2||–Desmond Dekker||Shanty Town|
|B3||–The Maytals||Pressure Drop|
|B4||–Jimmy Cliff||Sitting In Limbo|
|B5||–Jimmy Cliff||You Can Get It If You Really Want|
|B6||–Jimmy Cliff||The Harder They Come|
- Producer – Jimmy Cliff (tracks: A1, A4, A6, B4 to B6), Leslie Kong (tracks: A3, A5, B2, B3)
|ILPS-9202||Various||The Harder They Come (Original Soundtrack Recording) (LP, Comp, Gat)||Island Records||ILPS-9202||UK||1972|
|86 381 XOT, 86 381||Various||The Harder They Come (Original Soundtrack Recording) (LP, Comp, RP)||Island Records, Island Records||86 381 XOT, 86 381||Germany||Unknown|
|586 158-2, 586158-2||Various||The Harder They Come (Original Soundtrack Recording) (CD, Comp, RE, RM)||Island Records, Island Records||586 158-2, 586158-2||Europe||2001|
|86 381 XOT, 86 381 IT||Various||The Harder They Come (Original Soundtrack Recording) (LP, Comp, RP)||Island Records, Island Records||86 381 XOT, 86 381 IT||Netherlands||Unknown|
|ILPS-9202, ILPS 9202||Various||The Harder They Come (Original Soundtrack Recording) (LP, Comp)||Island Records, Island Records||ILPS-9202, ILPS 9202||UK||1972|