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Sitting In Limbo
Composer: Jimmy Cliff / Guilly Bright

Sitting In Limbo was performed over 100 times by various Jerry Garcia groups between 1974 and 1994. The lyrics and music for the song are included in the Jerry Garcia Songbook.

Writing credits on recordings of the song vary. The names included in these variations are usually Cliff, Bright, Chambers and Plummer. The song was written by Jimmy Cliff and Guilly Bright. James Chambers is the given name of Jimmy Cliff. Guilly Bright's full name is Guillermo Plummer Bright. The title is sometimes given as Sittin' Here In Limbo.



Jimmy Cliff

no info Single (Sitting In Limbo / The Bigger They Come The Harder They Fall), 1971
info Another Cycle, 1971
info Harder They Come, Jimmy Cliff/Various Artists, 1972
info In Concert: The Best of Jimmy Cliff, 1976
no info Reggae Spectacular, Various Artists, 1976
no info Best of Jimmy Cliff, 1988
no info Reggae Greats, 1991
no info Higher & Higher, 1998
no info Ultimate Collection, 1999
no info We All Are One: The Best of, 2002
info Anthology, 2003
no info Island Reggae Classics, 2003
info The Harder They Come (Deluxe ed.), Various Artists, 2003
info 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection, 2004
no info To Be Someone, Various Artists, 2004
info The Harder They Come: The Definitive Collection, 2005
no info Best of Jimmy Cliff, 2005
info Better Days Are Coming: The A&M Years 1969-1971, 2006
info Reggae Legends, 2008

Jerry Garcia

info Don't Let Go, 2001
info Grateful Dawg Soundtrack, 2001
info Been All Around This World, 2004
info Pure Jerry: Keystone Berkeley, Sept 1, 1974, 2004
info Absolute Mary, 2005
info Let It Rock: The Jerry Garcia Collection, Vol. 2: Keystone Berkeley '75, 2009
info Garcia Live: Vol One: March 1st 1980 Capitol Theatre, JGB, 2012

Ratdog

info Raleigh NC: October 14, 2003
info Lawrence KS: November 18, 2003
info Verona NY, April 7, 2005
info Frederick, MD, November 8, 2005
info Peekskill NY, March 6, 2007
info Baltimore MD, March 19, 2007
info New York, NY, April 4, 2008

 
Other recordings

no info The Road, Johnny Rivers, 1974
info You Don't Need A Reason To Sing, Douglas Flint Dillard, 1974
info Tarzana Kid, John Sebastian, 1974
no info Hard Labor, Three Dog Night, 1974
no info Hard Times, Peter Yarrow, 1975
no info Movin' Day, Grady Tate, 1975
no info George McCrae, George McCrae, 1978
info Fiyo On The Bayou, Neville Brothers, 1981
info Treacherous: A History of the Neville Brothers 1955-1985, The Neville Brothers, 1986?
info Haunting Melodies, Marley's Ghost, 1987
no info Street of Dreams, Nancy Harrow, 1988
no info Best of Tuck and Patti, Tuck and Patti, 1988
info Best of John Sebastian, John Sebastian, 1989
no info Johnny and the Devil, Hans Theessink, 1989
no info Sing the Songs of..., The Bobs, 1990
no info Dream, Tuck and Patti, 1991
no info Time and Faith, Jerry Butler, 1992
no info Moving Up, Luciana, 1993
no info Friends, Na Leo Pilimehana, 1993
no info Jewels, Chieli Minucci, 1994
no info Palo Alto Sessions, Dianne Reeves, 1996
no info Deep Soup, Mumbo Gumbo, 1998
no info Shine On, Gove Scrivenor, 1998
info Uptown Rulin': The Best of the Neville Brothers, The Neville Brothers, 1999
no info Soundscape, Tuck and Patti, 1999
no info For Every Heart, Dianne Reeves, 199?
no info Farm Aid: Keep America Growing, Vol. 1, Various Artist (Willie Nelson & Friends), 2000
no info Dreamscape, Tuck and Patti, 2000
no info Urgin' for the Virgin, Reggie Houston's Earth Island Band, 2000
no info Summer Breeze, Petty Booka, 2000
info Faithful Virtue: The Reprise Recordings, John Sebastian, 2001
no info Bootleg Live, Tony Loeffler & the Blue Angels, 2001
no info Kinda Soul, Hanne Boel, 2001
info Rhythm & Roots of Larry Vann, Larry Vann, 2003
info Loft Music, Thea Gilmore, 2003
no info Against the Grain, Lloyd Brown, 2003
no info Get Up and Jump, Cosmo, 2003
no info Acoustic Soul, John Cruz, 2003
no info Big Wide Grin: Live, Big Wide Grin, 2003
no info Island Roots, Vol. 5, Various Artists (John Cruz), 2004
no info Countryman, Willie Nelson, 2005
info Gold, The Neville Brothers, 2005
no info Chant Down Babylon, Various Artists (Lloyd Brown), 2005
no info Cyan/Hard Labor, Three Dog Night, 2006
no info African Spirit, The Soweto Gospel Choir, 2007
no info Sitting in Limbo, Jessica Molaskey, 2007
no info Classic, Hale Baskin, 2007
no info Rediscovery, Sloan Wainwright, 2008
no info Across the Globe, Native Vibe, 2008

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