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Jimmy Cliff, <em>Rebirth</em>
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Jimmy Cliff, Rebirth

Available: June

Reggae great Cliff – who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010 – gets back to his ska, rock-steady and soul roots with a vintage-gear-powered blast of an LP, recorded with a crew of Jamaican-music obsessives led by Rancid's Tim Armstrong. "Tim's a connoisseur of reggae music," Cliff says. "He knows who played what type of instrument, the year, all that. It was really amazing."

Video: Jimmy Cliff Performs Classics at the RS Live Studio

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