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Johnny Nash

Biography

Pop singer-songwriter who released the vintage 1972 strike “I COULD See Clearly Right now.” He published and performed the theme track towards the Mighty Hercules toon in the 1960s. After “I COULD See Clearly Right now,” he documented several reggae strikes in Jamaica, where he fulfilled and authorized The Wailers to his label. He was created in Houston, Tx. He starred and co-composed with Bob Marley music for the Swedish love theatre, Vill så gärna tro.

Quick Facts


Full Name Johnny Nash
Date Of Birth August 19, 1940
Place Of Birth Houston, TX
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality American
Parents Eliza Nash
Awards Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award
Movies Want So Much To Believe, Key Witness, Take a Giant Step
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Currently the owner and operator of the Johnny Nash Indoor Arena in Houston, Texas [2005]
2His biggest hit was "I Can See Clearly Now" in 1972.
3Was an early supporter of the then-unknown Bob Marley, and recorded his song "Stir It Up".
4Began as a pop singer in the 1950s.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Grand Tour2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
You, Me and the ApocalypseTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series music - 1 episode
JonTron2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Scandal2013TV Series 1 episode
Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie2012Documentary writer: "I Can See Clearly"
What's Your Number?2011writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Dokonalý svetTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
This Is England '862010TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Electric DreamsTV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Jennifer's Body2009writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
ChuckTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
MusicalMENT2008TV Movie writer: "Farà un dia clar"
Igor2008writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
The Choir: Boys Don't Sing2008TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Over Her Dead Body2008writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Griffin & Phoenix2006writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
The Break-Up2006performer: "I Can See Clearly Now" / writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Big Love2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Independent Lens2006TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The Boondocks2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Weather Man2005writer: "I Can See Clearly Now" 1972
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die AutobahnpolizeiTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live2005TV Special documentary writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Dial a MumTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Blackpool2004TV Series 1 episode
Far Far Away Idol2004Video short writer: "We Can See Clearly Now"
The Last Shot2004writer: "I Can See Clearly Now" 1972
Peace One Day2004Documentary writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Envy2004writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Me Without You2001performer: "Tears on My Pillow" 1973
Angel Eyes2001performer: "Love Ain't Nothin' But A Monkey On Your Back"
Viktor Vogel - Commercial Man2001performer: "I Can See Clearly Now" / writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Eat Me!2000performer: "I Can See Clearly" / producer: "I Can See Clearly" / writer: "I Can See Clearly"
Deep Blue Sea1999performer: "I Can See Clearly Now" / writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
The Practice1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
Antz1998writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Tohuwabohu1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mr. Magoo1997performer: "I Can See Clearly Now" / writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Full Tilt Boogie1997Documentary writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Grosse Pointe Blank1997performer: "I Can See Clearly Now" / writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Crooklyn1994performer: "I Can See Clearly Now" / writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Cool Runnings1993writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Thelma & Louise1991performer: "I Can See Clearly Now" / writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Queens Logic1991performer: "Stir it Up"
Saturday Night Live1977-1990TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Wonder YearsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1989 writer - 1 episode, 1989
Mystery Science Theater 30001989TV Series writer - 1 episode
Immediate Family1989performer: "I Can See Clearly Now" / writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Mull1989writer: "I Can See Clearly Now"
Top of the Pops1975-1977TV Series performer - 4 episodes
The Morecambe & Wise Show1976TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sonny and Cher Show1976TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Ernie Sigley Show1975TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV Series performer - 1 episode
Shindig!1965TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Mighty Hercules1963-1964TV Series performer - 50 episodes
Take a Giant Step1959performer: "Take a Giant Step"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sez Les1972TV Series
Vill så gärna tro1971Robert
Key Witness1960Apple
Take a Giant Step1959Spencer 'Spence' Scott

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
En el desierto2005Short
Vill så gärna tro1971

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Day in Houston2007Documentary shortSinger / Songwriter, Himself
Top of the Pops1972-1977TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Shirley Bassey Show1976TV SeriesHimself
Tiswas1975TV SeriesHimself
Shang-a-Lang1975TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1975TV SeriesHimself - Vocalist
Soul Train1973-1974TV Series documentaryGuest
Rock Concert1974TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651957-1974TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
In Session1974TV SeriesHimself
In Concert1973TV SeriesHimself
The Midnight Special1973TV SeriesHimself - Host
Musik aus Studio B1973TV SeriesSinger
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963-1964TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Merv Griffin Show1962TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Vocalist / Himself - Singer / Actor
The Arthur Godfrey Show1961TV MovieHimself - Singer
The Arthur Godfrey Show1959TV MovieHimself - Singer
The Dick Clark Show1958TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960Silver SailLocarno International Film FestivalTake a Giant Step (1959)


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