Reggae singer-songwriter Johnny Nash has died, aged 80

The "I Can See Clearly Now" singer died of natural causes

Trending Now

Ways to keep reading Uncut during lockdown

Even if you can't leave the house, there's no need to miss an issue

Welcome to the new issue of Uncut – Bruce Springsteen, Fleet Foxes and more!

CLICK HERE TO GET THE NEW UNCUT DELIVERED DIRECT TO YOUR DOOR I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the...

Tom Petty – Wildflowers & All The Rest

Petty’s 1994 solo album reissued in full, and then some

The making of The Doors’ Morrison Hotel: “Most of it was really fun…”

Band members and eyewitnesses reveal all in the new issue of Uncut

Soul and reggae singer-songwriter Johnny Nash has died of natural causes, aged 80.

Born in Houston, Texas, Nash was one of the first non-Jamaicans to make reggae music in Kingston, and scored a huge international hit with 1972’s “I Can See Clearly Now”.

Nash was a big supporter of Bob Marley in his early career, covering several of his songs and bringing Marley to London in 1972 where the pair played a concert together at a Peckham school.

Advertisement

Nash also had a No. 1 hit in the UK in 1975 with “Tears On My Pillow”.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest Issue

Bruce Springsteen, Joni Mitchell, Fleet Foxes, Songhoy Blues, Paul Weller, The Doors, Drive-By Truckers, Kim Gordon, Metallica, Grandaddy and Todd Rundgren
Advertisement

Features

Advertisement