Johnny Nash Died At 80


American pop and reggae musician Johnny Nash poses for a portrait, 1970s.

HOUSTON – Singer-songwriter Johnny Nash has died at the age of 80.

Nash, a Houston-native, had been in declining health in recent months.

He is best known for his hit “I Can See Clearly Now,” which he wrote and recorded. The record is a Billboard Hot 100 Chart #1 hit song.

Nash is also known for his reggae music. He was one of the first non-Jamaican singers to record reggae music in Kingston, Jamaica, according to his website.

Nash died Tuesday afternoon at his home in Houston.

He is survived by his wife Carli and son Johnny.

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