1980 Jimmy Cliff – I Am The Living

I Am the Living is the 14th album by Jimmy Cliff, released in 1980.

James Chambers, OM (born 1 April 1948), known professionally as Jimmy Cliff, is a Jamaican ska and reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and actor. Along with Bunny Wailer he is one of only two living musicians to hold the Order of Merit, the highest honour that can be granted by the Jamaican government for achievements in the arts and sciences.

Tracks

1  I Am The Living (Allee Willis; Deniece Williams; Jimmy Cliff) 4:58
2  Another Summer (Jimmy Cliff) 4:07
3  All The Strength We Got (Jimmy Cliff) 4:42
4  Gone Clear (Jimmy Cliff; Piper) 3:49
5  Love Again (Jimmy Cliff; Phil Ramacon) 4:54
6  Morning Train (Jimmy Cliff) 2:59
7  Satan’s Kingdom (Jimmy Cliff; Phil Ramacon) 3:50
8  Another Summer (Jimmy Cliff) 4:23

Media

Musicians

1 I Am The Living

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsScotty Harris
GuitarCharles Fearing
GuitarEarl Smith
GuitarKevin Moore
OrganPhil Ramacon
SynthesizerPhil Ramacon
PercussionMokkai
PercussionRemi Kabaka
Background VocalsAdolphus Beal
Background VocalsDeniece Williams
Background VocalsDenise Tramell
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsRoy Galloway
Background VocalsSandra Isidore
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsJimmy Cliff


2 Another Summer

BassWayne Tweed
DrumsNate Neblett
GuitarEarl Smith
GuitarKevin Moore
OrganPhil Ramacon
SynthesizerPhil Ramacon
PercussionKing Errisson
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsMarva Holcolm
Background VocalsRoy Galloway
VocalsJimmy Cliff


3 All The Strength We Got

BassLeebert Morrisson
DrumsRonald Murphy
GuitarEarl Smith
GuitarErnest Ranglin
GuitarLeonard Smith
KeyboardsPaul Dixon
Background VocalsCheryl Lynn
VocalsJimmy Cliff


4 Gone Clear

BassNathan East
DrumsScotty Harris
GuitarCharles Fearing
GuitarEarl Smith
GuitarKevin Moore
OrganPhil Ramacon
SynthesizerPhil Ramacon
PercussionMokkai
PercussionRemi Kabaka
Background VocalsAdolphus Beal
Background VocalsDenise Tramell
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsRoy Galloway
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsJimmy Cliff


5 Love Again

BassJimmy Haynes
DrumsCarlton Davis
GuitarEarl Smith
OrganPhil Ramacon
TromboneCalvin Cameron
TrumpetBobby Ellis
PercussionZoot Simms
Background VocalsPam Hall
Background VocalsZoot Simms
VocalsJimmy Cliff


6 Morning Train

BassNathan East
DrumsScotty Harris
GuitarEarl Smith
GuitarKevin Moore
SynthesizerPhil Ramacon
HornsBobby Shurte
HornsOscar Brashear
HornsDick Hyde
HornsTom Scott
PercussionMokkai
PercussionRemi Kabaka
Background VocalsAdolphus Beal
Background VocalsDenise Tramell
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsRoy Galloway
Background VocalsSandra Isidore
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsJimmy Cliff


7 Satan’s Kingdom

BassJimmy Haynes
DrumsCarlton Davis
GuitarEarl Smith
KeyboardsPhil Ramacon
PercussionZoot Simms
Background VocalsZoot Simms
VocalsJimmy Cliff


8 Another Summer

BassWayne Tweed
DrumsNate Neblett
GuitarEarl Smith
GuitarKevin Moore
OrganPhil Ramacon
SynthesizerPhil Ramacon
PercussionKing Errisson
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsMarva Holcolm
Background VocalsRoy Galloway
VocalsJimmy Cliff

Liner Notes

Producer – Jimmy Cliff (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Producer – Chuck Tranel, Luther Dixon (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 8)
Producer – Oneness Band (Tracks 3, 6, 7)
Arranged By – Phil Ramacon (Tracks 2, 6, 7)
Arranged By – Earl Smith (Track 3)
Arranged By (Horns Arranged By) – Tom Scott (Tracks 1, 4, 5)
Arranged By (Horns Arranged By) – Phil Ramacon (Track 8)
Arranged By (Rhythm Arranged By) – Jimmy Cliff (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 8)
Arranged By (Rhythm Arranged By) – Allee Willis, Deniece Williams, Gene Page (Tracks 1, 4)
Arranged By (Rhythm Arranged By) – Phil Ramacon (Tracks 5, 8)
Arranged By (Strings Arranged By) – Gene Page (Track 4)
Engineer – Chiao Ng, Errol Brown, Karl Pitterson (Tracks 3, 6, 7)
Engineer – Boris Gardiner (Track 3)
Engineer (Mixing Engineer) – Hank Cicalo (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 8)
Engineer (Recording Engineer) – Milt Calice (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 8)
Engineer (Rhythm Engineer) – Ellis Sorkin (Track 1)
Engineer (Rhythm Engineer) – Derek Du Nann (Track 2)
Engineer (Second Engineer) – Stephen Schmitt, Terry Becker (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 8)

Graphics (Graphic Concept) – Carey Chen, Hideo Yamashita
Photography By – Ruiko Yoshida

Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
Recorded At – Crimson Sound
Recorded At – Aquarius Studio
Recorded At – Tuff Gong Recording Studio
Recorded At – Channel One Recording Studio
Mixed At – Crimson Sound
Mixed At – Aquarius Studio
Mixed At – Tuff Gong Recording Studio
Mixed At – Channel One Recording Studio