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Johnny Nash Is Here Again

Bob Merlis, Words & Music, June 1973

IT SHOULD blow many a rock and roll mind to realize that Johnny Nash, the man who brought reggae to the top of the charts, was an Arthur Godfrey discovery. Johnny has his roots in schmaltzy music, but he's got soul; the combination has proven through two decades to be virtually unbeatable. 'I Can See Clearly Now' became one of the biggest singles of the year and Johnny Nash is once again on the threshold of superstardom.

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