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Johnny Nash: I Can See Clearly Now

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 for the album to hold interest through both sides. It's strange, but not accidental, that the man who has brought moog and accordion to a reggae record is a show business veteran from Texas, Johnny Nash.

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