RIP: Johnny Nash dies at 80

RIP: Johnny Nash dies at 80

The reggae and pop music legend was best known for his 1970s hit, 'I Can See Clearly Now'. 

Johnny Nash
Johnny Nash/ YouTube screenshot

Tributes are pouring in for legendary reggae star, Johnny Nash. 

The hitmaker died at his home in Houston on Tuesday at the age of 80. According to media reports, he died due to natural causes. His death was announced by his son. 

Nash rose to fame in the 1950s. His song 'I Can See Clearly Now' became a big hit in the 1970s. The song topped the charts and became a huge success in the United States. His other hits include: 'A Very Special Love', ' Hold Me Tight', 'Let's Be Friends', 'I Dream Of You', 'Let's Get Lost', and ' I Wish I Knew'. 

One of his greatest achievement was that he became the first non-Jamaican singer to record reggae music in Kingston, Jamaica.

Nash worked closely with Bob Marley. 

READ: Are you a Bob Marley superfan?

Tributes keep pouring in for the star. 

Image courtesy of YouTube screenshot

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