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Johnny Nash

Johnny Nash

11 articles


Johnny Nash and the Need for a New Image

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 14 September 1968

AMERICAN SINGER Johnny Nash flew into London last week with a problem: his act. "For a start, I've got no charts (arrangements) with me," he ...

Johnny Nash: Wise Guy With A Difference

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, 26 April 1969

POP IS A precarious business as so many artists will tell you. The fame and fortune that arrives overnight can disappear at an even faster ...

Desmond Dekker, Johnny Nash et al: Reggae Festival, Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Charlie Gillett, Record Mirror, 4 October 1969

Jamaica triumph ...

Johnny Nash: I Can See Clearly Now

Review by Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, 12 October 1972

AT LAST, REGGAE as all-around entertainment, whose rhythms will still generate movement in a crowded basement discotheque but whose arrangements and moods shift often enough ...

Johnny Nash, Billy Paul: The Bitter End, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 17 November 1972


Johnny Nash

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, March 1973

"REALLY WEIRD" is how Johnny Nash describes the acceptance and success he's recently received in the States via his major CBS hit 'I Can See ...

Johnny Nash Is Here Again

Profile by 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, ...

Johnny Nash: My Merry Go Round (CBS)

Review by Charlie Gillett, New Musical Express, 16 June 1973

LISTENING TO this record the first time through is as frustrating as trying to see a beautiful woman through a steamed-up window. But the third ...

The Johnny Nash Story

Retrospective and Interview by Tony Cummings, Black Music, August 1975

POPULAR MUSIC is crammed with bizarre change-arounds: of pop singers who "go soul" of rock groups who "discover" the blues, even of R&B singers who ...

Johnny Nash: Tears On My Pillow

Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 13 September 1975

ANYONE WHO CAN cheerfully sing "be careful how you hold her, please don't even scold her, she's my cream puff" either deserves a hefty kick ...

Johnny Nash: New Victoria, London

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 16 July 1977

FOR HIS first appearance on a British theatre stage (I think he once toured the USAF bases) in over 20 years of recording, Johnny Nash ...


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