Many Rivers to Cross Lyrics

UB40


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jimmy Cliff
album: Track 10 in album Labour of Love
release date: 1983
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genres: Electronic Reggae
styles: Dub/Synth-pop/Reggae-Pop
length: 4:32
producer: UB40 and Ray “Pablo” Falconer
vocal: Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell and Norman Hassan
engineer: Howard Gray
bass: Earl Falconer
guitar: Ali Campbell and Robin Campbell
additional keyboard: Jackie Mittoo
keyboard: Michael Virtue
percussion: Norman Hassan and Astro
other vocals: Astro
additional: Jaki Graham, Ruby Turner and Mo Birch
saxophone: Brian Travers
drums & drum machine: Jim Brown
composer: Jimmy Cliff
lyricist: Jimmy Cliff
writer: Jimmy Cliff

Cover Art

UB40 Labour of Love cover art
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Many rivers to cross
But I can't seem to find my way
Wandering I am lost as I travel along
The white cliffs of Dover
Many rivers to cross and it's only my will
That keeps me alive
I've been licked, washed up for years and,
I merely survive because of my pride.

And this loneliness won't leave me alone
It's such a drag to be in on your own
My woman left and she didn't say why
Well I guess, I gotta try.
Many rivers to cross but where to begin,
I'm playing for time
There'll be times when I find myself thinking
Of committing some dreadful crime.

I've got many rivers to cross
But I can't seem to find my way
Wandering I am lost as I travel along
The white cliffs of Dover
Many rivers to cross and it's only my will
That keeps me alive
I've been licked, washed up for my years and,
I merely survive because of my pride.


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Cherry Oh Baby
  • 2 Keep On Moving
  • 3 Please Don't Make Me Cry
  • 4 Sweet Sensation
  • 5 Johnny Too Bad
  • 6 Red Red Wine
  • 7 Guilty
  • 8 She Caught the Train
  • 9 Version Girl
  • 10 Many Rivers to Cross