'I Can See Clearly Now' singer Johnny Nash dies at 80

约翰尼·纳什(Johnny Nash), best known for his 1972 击中 “I Can See Clearly Now,” died Tuesday morning, 他的儿子, John Nash, 告诉CNN. 他是 80 岁.

The American reggae and pop music singer-songwriter passed away from natural causes at his home in Houston, his son said.
Johnny Nash began his career as a pop singer in the 1950’s.
The reggae-influencedI Can See Clearly Nowhit No. 1 在广告牌热 100 在十一月 4, 1972, and stayed in the top spot for four weeks, according to Billboard.
    The song returned to the Billboard charts when it was recorded by Jamaican reggae star Jimmy Cliff for the 1993 “Cool Runningsmovie soundtrack. Cliff’s version made it to No. 11 在 Billboard charts.
      Nash also sang the opening theme song for cartoon seriesThe Mighty Hercules,” which aired in the 1960’s.
      根据 his website, Nash was one of the first non-Jamaican singers to record reggae music in Kingston, Jamaica.




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