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This spent five weeks at #1 in the UK & was the biggest-selling single of 1978 there. It is also the biggest ever selling record by a black act in the UK. This tuy nhiên broke the record for most weeks at #1 in Germany - 17 weeks.

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The song was written và originally recorded by Brent Dowe and Trevor McNaughton of the Jamaican roots reggae act The Melodians in 1970 & became an anthem of the Rastafarian movement. Their version appeared in the soundtrack to the 1972 movie The Harder They Come.
Haitian born Wyclef Jean performed this tuy nhiên along with his sister Melky on the charity telethon, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, which was held on January 22, 2010.

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Gospel Ejeh from Benue State Nigeria This tuy vậy reminds ME of my old relationship with God anytime I listen to lớn"s so powerful & inspiring. More Grace khổng lồ Boney M.Ell Ess from Canada"Rough bits" of Babylon -that"s a laff - Try "Prophets" of BabylonChristine from ZambiaI love the tuy vậy and I need itEisso from Groningen, NetherlandsWhy put the Boney M version on your website và not the original reggae version? Boney M are little more than a cover band, making money out of other people"s creativity.Cyberpope from Richmond, CanadaAnybody else notice it"s the same tune as for Berlin"s "How Dry I Am"?Mel from Riverbank, CaThis tuy nhiên was covered by Sublime on album 40 Oz. To lớn FreedomHoward from St. Louis Park, MnThis was one of the few songs along with the Byrds Turn Turn Turn that was based on a biblical passage.Olaf from Occidental, CaThis song was written by Brent Dowe and Trevor McNaughton of the Jamaican group The Melodians. They recorded it in 1969.It has been covered by Linda Ronstadt & others.Axel Titus from Lake Forest, CaBoney M"s only top 40 hit in the US.see more comments
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