1972: this song of clarity becomes a hit number one single

This song became a hit quickly in 1972, when today it was number one on the Billboard chart.

Taken from the album of the same name, the tune was a hit worldwide.

It has since been covered many times, particularly by Jimmy Cliff for the movie Cool Runnings.

The lyrics speak of clarity and their metaphor still resonates today, therefore it’s no surprise it was the number one song for four weeks.

Can you remember this song?

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Listen to Johnny Nash’s “I Can See Clearly Now” below: