The Harder They Come
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
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Year Released
The Harder They Come Soundtrack
Jimmy Cliff
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Dinner with Sugarman
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"The Harder They Come" is a song performed by Jimmy Cliff, appearing on the album The Harder They Come Soundtrack, recorded in 1972. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Yankee Dollar".


  • This song originally appeared in the movie "The Harder They Come" in 1972, starring Cliff. It has been covered by a multitude of artists, including Jerry Garcia, Keith Richards, Joe Jackson, and Willie Nelson.
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