Johnny Nash, Houston-born singer behind hit 'I Can See Clearly Now,' dies at 80

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Other hit songs. He also ran a record company was an American born reggae singer and helped launch the career of a friend of his A guy named Bob Marley. Yeah, Johnny Nationals, a lot more than the guy who made I can see clearly now a smash hit in 1972 as a teenager. His voice was compared to that of Johnny Mathis. And although I can see clearly now is usually considered a source of inspiration. The meaning apparently was more practical. It is said that he It it while recovering from cataract surgery. Johnny Nash was 80 when he died of natural causes. I'm Oscar Wells. Gabriel Singer songwriter Johnny Nash

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