I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW – JOHNNY NASH – 1972

 

NEWS

•    Munich Massacre takes place during the summer Olympics.
•    The Watergate break-in takes place.
•    George Wallace is shot.
•    President Nixon orders the development of the “Space Shuttle”
•    Mariner 9 sent back the first pictures of Mars.
•    The last manned mission to the moon, Apollo 17 comes back to earth.
•    Nixon goes to the Soviet Union…the first president to do so.  
•    A program code for “E-Mail” was written.  

FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
•    MOVIES: “The Godfather” “Deliverance” along with “Deep Throat” are, literally, the hottest films of the time.
•    T.V.: “Sanford and Son”, “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids”, “M*A*S*H” “The Bob Newhart Show”.
•    Video games named Odyssey & Atari could now be hooked up to your home TV so you could play “Pong”.
•    The first pocket calculator could be yours for a cool $100.
•    McDonalds put breakfast in the palm of our hands by introducing the “Egg McMuffin”.
•    Pink Floyd releases “Dark Side of the Moon”.

#1@1
•    This song is the title track to an album singer Johnny Nash.
•     Born in Houston Texas, he was the first non-Jamaican to record reggae.
•     Nash’s backing band for the album was the Jamaican reggae group Fabulous Five Inc..
•    One of the first to introduce Jamaican music to American audiences.
•    This was one of the first songs to introduce Jamaican music to American audiences.
•    Here’s Johnny Nash with “I Can See Clearly Now” Your Number 1 at 1 from November of 1972.


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