Johnny Nash

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Birthday
19, 1940
Birthplace
Houston, TX
DEATH DATE
Oct 6, 2020 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1940
Birthplace
Houston, TX
DEATH DATE
Oct 6, 2020 (80)

About

Pop singer-songwriter who released the classic 1972 hit "I Can See Clearly Now." He also had a top-five hit with the 1968 song "Hold Me Tight." 

Before Fame

He wrote and performed the theme song to the animated series The Mighty Hercules in the 1960s. 

Trivia

After "I Can See Clearly Now," he recorded several reggae hits in Jamaica, where he met and signed The Wailers to his label.

Family Life

His parents were named Eliza Armstrong and John Lester Nash. 

Associated With

In 1971, he released a cover of the Bob Marley classic "Stir It Up."

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