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Many Rivers to Cross

January 30, 2010

Here is a video created by Hy Mayerson in 1989 on a tour of Jamaica. It has been viewed more than half a million times on You Tube.

PS by Hy:
There could hardly be anything more personal, more real, more deeply felt than what the commentators felt and said about this song recording how and why they related to Many Rivers to Cross.
The song is from the film, The Harder They Come, which I have always believed was the prelude or launch pin for Bob Marley.

PSS August 29 2010 1132 PM EDST – I am excited and humbled by the comments to and the nearly 1,000,000 hits (935,407) to be exact) for this landmark song…

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Ron Rozewski permalink
    February 26, 2010 1:44 am

    Was this video made on the same trip that you had “uninvited” visitors at the guest house where you and Coleen were staying?


    • February 26, 2010 9:43 pm

      Hello Ron,
      That was Colleen & my first trip together to Negril.
      I think Melvin & Carol Lee went at the same time.
      Have you seen the bat cave videos on this blog?
      Native youths banged stalaggties with 2 by 4s making very religious music, and that was the begining a truly magical musical mystery tour…with Gwana oozing between our toes as we went deeper . chamber by chamber…

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