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Song of the Day: Jimmy Cliff's 'Trapped'

Published June 20, 2012 5:04 pm

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I talked with reggae legend Jimmy Cliff today to preview his upcoming show at Red Butte Garden, and I was moved to post one of my favorite songs from Cliff:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXJQlO-IuJ8

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band has performed the song ferociously, and is another favorite. Amazing — the Springsteen rendition appeared on the otherwise-forgettable side B of the "We Are the World" album:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LesRFpv6pwU&feature=related