Song of the Week: “Rivers of Babylon” – Boney M

19 Sep

With lyrics taken from Psalm 137: 1–4 and Psalm 19:14, “Rivers of Babylon” was written and originally recorded by a reggae band called the Melodians. It was covered by the disco band Boney M (a construct of German record producer Frank Farian) in 1978 and hit #1 in several countries. According to Wikipedia, it’s one of the top-ten all-time bestselling singles in the UK.

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